Swimming & Aquatics

Indoor Pools

Pre-registered Drop-In Access

A number of indoor activities formerly offered on a drop-in basis – including swimming – is available for pre-registration. Registration for drop-in activities is available 48 hours in advance and must be prepaid online or by phone. If you need to cancel you must do so a minimum 24 hours before the start of the session.

Pre-registered Drop-in Fees

  • $1 for child/youth and senior
  • $2 per adult
  • $5 per family (group of 6; group of 4 for Family Swim)

Recreation drop-in fees have been temporarily reduced through the support of the City's Community Support and Recovery Program.

To register for a course, reserve lane or for more details, please visit the Registration web page.

Lifeguard Certification

If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard, view the steps (PDF) required.

Bronze Star

  • Basic lifesaving
  • Excellent preparations for success in Bronze Medallion
  • Requirements: Ages 8 to 12 years

Bronze Medallion

  • Learn basic water rescue, first aid and resuscitation techniques.
  • Prerequisites: 13 years or older, or Bronze Star

Bronze Cross

  • Learn advanced lifesaving rescues and basic aquatic leadership skills.
  • Prerequisites: All ages, Bronze Medallion

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

  • Learn primary and secondary assessment skills, personal protective equipment, rescue breathing, one and two rescuer Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and more
  • Prerequisites: Ages 14 years and older

National Lifeguard - Pool

  • Gain an understanding of the principles, good judgment, communication skills and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of a lifeguard
  • Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR Level C, 16 years and older

National Lifeguard - Water Park

  • Trains and prepares lifeguards in safety supervision and rescue in a waterpark environment.
  • Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Core and Pool Option issued within 2 years, recommend CPR Level C issued within a year, 16 years and older
  1. City Centre Aquatic Complex

    Physical Address
    1210 Pinetree Way
    Coquitlam, BC V3B 7T8


    Directions

    Phone: 604-927-6999

  1. Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex

    Physical Address
    633 Poirier Street
    Coquitlam, BC V3J 6A9


    Directions

    Phone: 604-927-6027