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Swimming pools

COVID-19 update: drop-ins no longer available

May 11, 2021: Effective May 12, facility drop-ins will no longer be available. Advance online registration will be required for all swim sessions.

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COVID-19 restart: indoor pools

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

Swimming lessons for preschoolers, children, and youths will start on the week of July 5. Registration starts on June 16 at 9am.

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.


Outdoor pools

Most outdoor pools will reopen on May 22, 2021 with reduced maximum capacities, in alignment with new COVID-19 protocols.

Advanced online registration starts on May 19, 2021 and will be required for all swim sessions.

Plan a safe visit and buy a ticket


No-show guidelines

May 7, 2021: Due to the limited number of available recreation sessions and to allow more community members to enjoy our facilities, no-show guidelines apply to all registered fitness, pool, and rink sessions.

Effective May 8, 2021, customers will be able to withdraw online at vanrec.ca from all Park Board fitness, pool, and rink sessions with a scheduled start date of May 11 and onward.

Learn more about the no-show guidelines

All of our pools are maintained in accordance with established health guidelines and standards, and are chlorinated to maintain safe and hygienic environments.

Find a swimming pool in your neighbourhood

icon please note Click on the pin to get the facility's address and phone number. To see their public swim times, follow the link to their website and check their "view drop-in schedule" section.

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Britannia Renewal

We are working with our partners to renew and revitalize Britannia Community Services Centre and the larger Britannia site.

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Saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs

View a full list of saunas, steam rooms, and hot tubs at our community centres and fitness centres.

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