Britannia Pool is an indoor pool located in the Britannia Community Centre — just off Commercial Drive west of the Napier Greenway. Our pool is for all ages and swimming levels with a separate kids' pool for children aged four months to eight years old who are accompanied by an adult.
Register online for swim sessions
Registration opens three days in advance, and closes 30 minutes before the session starts.
Flexipasses and 10-visit passes are accepted for online registration.
No-show guidelines apply to all registered pool sessions, including sessions registered with a pass. If unable to attend a session for which you have registered, you must cancel in advance by accessing your vanrec.ca account. Learn more about the no-show guidelines.
Registration for a Bubble Swim session allows for multiple participants. After selecting this activity, you can add a participant within the same age bracket by using the "purchase multiple admissions for this activity" field. Additional participants within another age bracket can be added by choosing "register another participant for this activity" key.
Bubble Swims are sessions for a group of up to 8 people, including adults and children, from the same household. Sessions are 45 minutes long and take place in the warm, and shallow teach pool. Only one adult per household is required to register for these swims.
Register online for swimming lessons
Swimming lessons will be offered for pre-school, children and youth age groups starting on the week of July 5. Note Infant, toddler, and adult lessons are not available at this time.
Swimming lessons registration starts on Wednesday, June 16 at 9am. What you should know before registering.
If you are unable to book your session online, you can contact one of our recreation facilities. In-person registration will not be available due to COVID-19 restrictions.
We are working with our partners to renew and revitalize Britannia Community Services Centre and the larger Britannia site.
Britannia Pool amenities
We're currently updating this list of amenities to support our COVID-19 safety measures.
- Leisure pool and tot pool
- Diving board (1 m)
- Rope swing
- Hot tub
- Weight room
- Universal change room
- Wheelchair accessible
- Leisure Access Program (LAP)
Requirements for children at the pool
Children seven years old and under must be with a responsible guardian (16+ years old) while in the water. The guardian must wear a bathing suit and be within arms' reach of the children.
One guardian can supervise up to five children.
To ensure we have staff ready for your visit, call us in advance at 604-718-5800.
Find out more about our community centre
Britannia Community Centre has an indoor pool, tennis courts, seniors (55+) centre with computer lab, teen/youth centre, fitness centre, ice rink, and - for classes only - a pottery studio. The centre is located at 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC. 604-718-5800.