Hillcrest Aquatic Centre - located near Queen Elizabeth Park - 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, 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.
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.
Hillcrest Pool amenities
We're currently updating this list of amenities to support our COVID-19 safety measures.
Lengths: 50 m and 25 m
- Leisure pool with water toys, sprays, and lazy river
- Outdoor pool with sprays and bubble jets
- Diving boards (1, 3, and 5 m)
- Fitness center
- Hot tub
- Universal change rooms and adult change rooms
- Aquatic pool lift
- Aquatic wheelchairs
- No entry pool and ramp access
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible change rooms for persons with disabilities
- 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 604-257-8680.
Find out more about our community centre
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.