Vancouver Aquatic Centre Fitness Centre

COVID-19 update: drop-ins no longer available

May 11, 2021: Effective April 20, facility drop-ins will no longer be available. Advance online registration will be required for all fitness sessions. Register for your fitness session

As of April 19, 2021, all adult indoor low intensity group classes such as fitness, yoga, and martial arts will be paused until May 25, 2021, in order to reduce transmission of COVID-19 as directed by BC’s Provincial Health Officer.

The following programs will continue to operate:

  • Fitness centres with individual and one-on-one training, pools and arenas
  • All children/youth programs
  • Individual sport programs
  • Adult outdoor activities up to groups of 10

Most fitness centres are open. We’re working with community centre associations to reopen the remaining fitness centres.

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Masks are mandatory

April 7, 2021: Masks are mandatory in our facilities at all times with the exception of those under the age of 12. You are required to wear a mask at Fitness Centres at all the times. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.


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

The Vancouver Aquatic Centre (VAC) — located at 1050 Beach Avenue — is a swim training facility with a fully-equipped fitness room.

Our exercise room includes treadmills, rowing and cycling machines, weights, and more.

 The sauna, whirlpool, change rooms, showers, and lockers are not available due to COVID-19 safety measures.

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Register online for one-hour workout 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 fitness 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

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Fitness equipment

 Due to COVID-19 safety measures, we have reduced and spaced apart our equipment to the following pieces:

  • 3 walk/run treadmills
  • 2 elliptical walk/run/step machines
  • 2 step/climb machines (StairMaster)
  • 2 rowing machines (Concept2)
  • 2 indoor bicycles, upright position
  • 2 indoor bicycles, recumbent position
  • Strength-training machines for upper and lower body (Apex)
  • Flat and adjustable benches
  • Functional training props

Hours, location, contact info

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

Fees and passes

View our drop-in fees for Vancouver Aquatic Centre Fitness Centre and learn how you can save money with a multi-visit or monthly pass.

Personal trainers

Meet the personal trainers at Vancouver Aquatic Fitness Centre. Find out whose fitness philosophy and experience best fit your goals.