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Swimming

Swim in Burnaby

Swim in one of eight Burnaby pool locations. For year round indoor swimming, visit Bonsor Recreation Complex, CG Brown Pool, Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool or our new Edmonds Community Centre

In the summer, cool off in one of our outdoor pools. Be sure to bring your Be Active Pass to enjoy unlimited member access, all for one low price!

Swim - Rates

Schedules & Fees   

Outdoor Pools  

  • Outdoor pools are closed for the fall/winter season please check back in spring 2017 for new schedule. 

Swim - Lessons

Register for a Lesson

When registering online, select the age category and click on Sports – Swimming.

Lesson Descriptions

Lesson Descriptions

Learn about our preschool and children swim programs.

Find out more » 

Water Safety Instructor Courses at CG Brown

  • Stay tuned new schedule coming soon!

Swimming Fees

Annual 4 Month 1 Month 10 Visit Drop-in
Family Swim (per person)      

 $27.80

$3.09

Preschool (3 yrs & under)      

 Free

Free

Child (4-12 yrs)  

 $200.20

 $83.40

 $27.80

 $27.80

 $3.09

Teen (13-18 yrs)         $295.90  $123.30  $41.10 $41.10 $4.57
Student (19-25 yrs with valid student ID)

$295.90

 $123.30

 $41.10

 $41.10

 $4.57

Adult (19-64 yrs)

 $395.40

 $164.40

 $54.80

 $54.80

 $6.09

Senior (65 yrs+)

 $295.90

 $123.30

 $41.10

 $41.10

 $4.57

Swimming fees are part of your Be Active Pass. Great value, lots of choice!
Note: Prices change 15 minutes before next session begins.

Children's Admission Policy

Children 7 years of age or younger, or less than 48 inches in height must be accompanied in the water by a person 16 years or age or older and be within arm's reach of that person at all times. The ratio of children to accompanying persons must be no greater than 3 to 1.

Use of Sauna and Whirlpool

Please observe and obey the following guidelines when using the sauna and whirlpool:

  • Please take a cleansing shower before and after each usage of the sauna and whirlpool
  • 8 to 10 minutes is a recommended MAXIMUM time for any one exposure
  • Allow yourself 5 to 10 minutes for a cool down period between each exposure in the sauna or whirlpool. A lukewarm or cool shower is recommended after each usage
  • Pregnant women, elderly persons and persons with cardiac, respiratory or blood pressure conditions should consult their physician prior to using the sauna or whirlpool
  • For whirlpool users please ensure that hair is tied up to avoid hair entaglement
  • Use of scented oils or cream is not permitted in the sauna or whirlpool
  • Please report signs of light headedness; dizziness or fatigue to the lifeguard at first occurrence
  • Children 7 years and younger must be under supervision of an adult 16 years and older

Mermaid Tails in Pools

The City of Burnaby requires the completion of an on-site swimming demonstration before using a mermaid tail in aquatic facilities and pools. A certificate will be issued after all of the criteria has been met and must be shown each time the tail is used. This demonstration can be completed during any public swim. The criteria includes:

  1. Demonstrate a 25 metre swim without the mermaid tail competently;
  2. Demonstrate a 25 metre swim with the mermaid tail competently;
  3. Demonstrate they can roll over from front to back with the mermaid tail;
  4. Demonstrate a surface support for 1 minute with arms only without wearing the mermaid tail.

Note: Children using a mermaid tail must still be accompanied by adult at all times as per City of Burnaby’s pool rules.

Swimming Info
Outdoor Pools
Private Swim Lessons
Become a Lifeguard
Recreation Credit