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Swimming lessons

COVID-19 Restart: indoor pools

Most indoor pools are open. Kensington Pool will not reopen during the pandemic.

We're expanding our hours of operations to offer new swimming sessions. The safety of our sessions is still our number one priority; the number of people at each session will not change and we will maintain our heightened cleaning protocols. 

Find an indoor pool near you

Masks are mandatory in our facilities at all times, even if you are vaccinated, with the exception of those under the age of 12. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

We offer a large selection of swimming lessons at 9 pools across Vancouver. All swimming lessons offered follow the Red Cross Swim program and was designed to offer age-appropriate learning, focus on safety and comfort, and skills that help you and your child to develop a healthy lifestyle through swimming. 

Unsure about what level to register in?  All indoor pools provide a complimentary swim assessment service during public swim times. Assessments take between 5 to 10 minutes and children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in the water.

Swimming lessons are grouped into four age groups:

Register online or in person at any Park Board recreation facility, including facilities without a pool.