Vancouver Aquatic Centre

Vancouver Aquatic Centre

The Vancouver Aquatic Centre (VAC) is a naturally-lit, indoor pool located in downtown Vancouver, near Sunset Beach.

The pool facility offers 50-metre lap lanes, a diving tower and boards, a sauna and weight room, and access for wheelchairs. VAC is home to several swim clubs, and offers lessons and training for all ages and levels.

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Vancouver Aquatic Centre lessons and classes

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Pool information

Length: 50 metres


  • Leisure pool and toddler pool
  • Rope swing
  • Slide
  • Separate dive tank
  • Diving boards (1 m and 3 m)
  • Diving tower (5 m, 7.5 m, and 10 m)
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Weightroom
  • Universal change rooms 
  • Elevator 


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Aquatic wheelchairs
  • Aquatic pool lifts

Passes accepted:

  • Flexipass
  • Leisure Access Card (LAC)

Child-minding service:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm
  • $5.10/hour per child (discounted strip tickets available)
  • Limited number of spaces on a first come, first served basis
  • Parents and guardians must remain in the facility

Children at the pool

Children under 8 must be with a responsible guardian (16+ years old):

  • While in the water (guardian must be wearing a bathing suit and be within arms' reach of the children)
  • In the changeroom

One guardian can supervise up to five children.

Information for groups, schools and daycare centres

  • Group rate (20% discount) is available on drop-in admissions only for groups of 10 or more of the same age group.
    NOTE: The group rate does NOT apply at Maple Grove Pool, because the admissions price is already discounted.
  • The ratio of supervisors or leaders for children under 8 years is 1 to every 5 children - Mandatory.
  • The ratio of supervisors or leaders for children 8 years or above is 1 to every 10 children - Recommended.
  • All leaders are required to be in the water with their groups.

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Monday to Friday
6:30am to 9:30pm

8:00am to 9:30pm

10:00am to 9:30pm

Contact us

1050 Beach Ave
Vancouver, BC  V6E 1T7

Phone: 604-665-3424

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