Vancouver Aquatic Centre

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The Vancouver Aquatic Centre (VAC) is a naturally-lit, indoor pool located in downtown Vancouver, near Sunset Beach.

Register online for swim sessions

Registration opens three days in advance, and closes 30 minutes before the session starts.

Flexipasses and 10-visit passes will be accepted for online registration and facility drop-ins.

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Bubble Swim Aquafit

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.

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.

Plan a safe visit

Hours, location, contact info

Get Vancouver Aquatic Centre hours. Find out where we are located and how to contact us.

Pool fees

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

Fitness centre

Vancouver Aquatic Centre Fitness Centre

Vancouver Aquatic Centre Fitness Centre is a moderately-sized facility with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, rowing machines, weight training machines, and more.

Vancouver Aquatic Centre amenities

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

  • Length: 50 metres
  • Leisure pool and toddler pool
  • Rope swing
  • Slide
  • Separate dive tank
  • Diving boards (1 m and 3 m)
  • Diving tower (5 m, 7.5 m, and 10 m)
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Weightroom
  • Universal change rooms
  • Elevator

Accessibility:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Aquatic wheelchairs
  • Aquatic pool lifts

Passes accepted:

  • Flexipass
  • Leisure Access Program (LAP)

Child-minding service:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm
  • $5.10/hour per child (discounted strip tickets available)
  • Limited number of spaces on a first come, first served basis
  • Parents and guardians must remain in the facility

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 604-665-3424.