Hillcrest Aquatic Centre

COVID-19 Restart: indoor pools

We're re-opening most indoor pools with new processes and safety measures.

Kensington Pool will not reopen this fall due to its size, which is too small to safely accommodate the physical distancing required for aquatic use during the pandemic.

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Get more details about indoor pools reopening

Hillcrest Aquatic CentreĀ - located near Queen Elizabeth ParkĀ - has both an indoor and outdoor pool. It is our largest aquatic facility and is part of Hillcrest Centre, a legacy of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Register online for swim sessions

Registration opens three days in advance, starting at noon on September 11, and closes 30 minutes before the session starts.

Flexipasses and 10-visit passes are not accepted at this time.

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Hours, location, contact info

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Pool fees

Find out how much it costs to swim at one of our pools.

Hillcrest Pool amenities

 We're currently updating this list of amenities to support our COVID-19 safety measures.

Lengths: 50 m and 25 m

Features:

  • Leisure pool with water toys, sprays, and lazy river
  • Outdoor pool with sprays and bubble jets
  • Diving boards (1, 3, and 5 m)
  • Slide
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
  • Universal change rooms and adult change rooms
  • Elevator

Accessibility:

  • Aquatic pool lift
  • Aquatic wheelchairs
  • No entry pool and ramp access
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible change rooms for persons with disabilities

Passes accepted:

  • Leisure Access Program (LAP)
  • Flexipass

Requirements for children at the pool

Children eight 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 604-257-8680.

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Hillcrest

Hillcrest recreation centre is located at 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver, BC. 604-257-8680. Amenities include a dance studio, indoor cycling, indoor/outdoor pool, ice rink, fitness centre, gym, and cafe.