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Swimming at Bonsor

Bonsor Holiday Schedules

Special schedules are in effect during the holiday season from December 23, 2019-January 5, 2020View Schedule »

Diving Board Closure

Please note the diving board will be closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Dive in and join us for a lap swim, public swim, family swim, loonie swim and more at Bonsor's pool. Get a great cardio workout in the water at an AquaFit class. Learn to swim with us! Lessons are available for all ages, including private sessions too.

Swim Schedule

Fall / Winter

Swim Sessions

Note: On small screen devices, tap the green arrow icons (< >) to scroll through the schedule.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public Swim 1-3:30 PM 1-3:30 PM

1-3:30 PM

7-9 PM

7-9 PM

3-5 PM

6-9 PM

Senior & Adult (19+ years) 9-10 PM
(Shallow water only)

1-3:30 PM

9-10 PM

9-10 PM
Shallow water only

1-3:30 PM

9-10 PM

9-10 PM
(Shallow water only)
9-10 PM
Loonie Swim 12:45-2:45 PM
Family Swim
(18 years & under with an adult)
7-9 PM

 

10 AM-3 PM
(Shallow water only until 12 PM)
Tot Pool 9 AM-9 PM 9 AM-8:30 PM 9 AM-9 PM 9 AM-8:30 PM 9 AM-9 PM

9 AM-2:45 PM

5-9 PM

10 AM- 9 PM
Lessons

10:30 AM-1 PM

3:30-8 PM

10:30 AM-1 PM

3:30-9 PM

10:30 AM-1 PM

3:30-7 PM

10:30 AM-1 PM

3:30-9 PM

3:30-7 PM 9 AM-12:45 PM

Lap Swimming

The minimum number of lanes varies throughout the day. A minimum of one lane is available for lap swimming during public swims (see schedule above). 14 years and up unless noted.

Note: On small screen devices, tap the green arrow icons (< >) to scroll through the schedule.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
4 Lanes

6-9:30 AM

6-8:30 AM

9-10 PM
(19+ years)

6-9:30 AM

6-9:30 AM

9-10 PM
(19+ years)

6-9:30 AM

10 AM-12 PM

9-10 PM
(19+ years)

2 Lanes

9:30 AM-1 PM

8-9 PM

9:30 AM-1PM

1-3:30 PM
(19+ years)

9:30 AM-1 PM

9:30 AM-1PM

1-3:30 PM
(19+ years)

9:30 AM-1 PM 5-7 PM  
1 Lane

1-8 PM

3:30-9 PM

1-9 PM

3:30-9 PM

1-9 PM

9 AM-2:45 PM

7-9 PM

12-5 PM

6-9 PM

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AquaFit Schedule

Classes are included in your pool admission and are open to everyone 14 years and older.

Fall / Winter

  • Regular schedule in effect December 2-22, 2019
  • Special schedule in effect December 23, 2019-January 5, 2020 (pool closed January 3 for staff training). 
  • Schedules are subject to change

Note: On small screen devices, tap the green arrow icons (< >) to scroll through the schedule.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Mild 1-2 PM
Shallow Water
1-2 PM
Shallow Water
Moderate 8-9 AM
Shallow Water
8-9 AM
Shallow Water
8-9 AM
Shallow Water
Moderate
/ Intense

9:30-10:30 AM
Shallow Water

9:30-10:30 AM
Shallow Water

7-8 PM
Shallow Water

9:30-10:30 AM
Shallow Water

9:30-10:30 AM
Shallow Water

7-8 PM
Shallow Water

9:30-10:30 AM
Shallow Water
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Fees

Swimming and AquaFit

Fees are part of your Be Active Pass. Great value, lots of choice! Prices do not include tax.
Note: Prices change 15 minutes before next swim session begins.

Annual 4 months 1 month 10 Visits Drop-in
Family Swim (per person) $29.20 $3.24
Loonie Swim (per person) $1.00
Preschool (3 years & under) Free Free
Child (4-12 years) $210.24 $87.60 $29.20 $29.20 $3.24
Teen (13-18 years) $315.36 $131.40 $43.80 $43.80 $4.86
Student (19-25 years with valid student ID) $315.36 $131.40 $43.80 $43.80 $4.86
Adult (19-64 years) $421.92 $175.80 $58.60 $58.60 $6.52
Tot Pool Only for Adult          $3.24 
Senior (65+ years) $315.36 $131.40 $43.80 $43.80 $4.86
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Swimming Lessons

Browse through our swimming lessons on WebReg. Select an age category below, and click the category for Sports – Swimming. You can filter the lessons by facility using the drop-down Complex selection menu.

Private Lessons

Call us for information about private lessons for all ages and abilities. Private: $31.28, 30 minutes. Semi-private: $18.77 (per person), 30 minutes.

Swim Assessments 

Swim assessments are done during public swim times from 1-3pm on Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-3pm and 7-7:30pm on Fridays, 7-8pm on Saturdays and 3-3:30pm and 6-6:30pm on Sundays. If your child is 7 and under there must be an adult that gets in the water with them for the assessment.

Swim Registration

Swim program participants can only register in one lesson set at a time. You may register your child for the next lesson set only after the completion of the lessons set they are currently registered in. Your child may be withdrawn from a program(s) if registered in more than one lesson set per session.

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Pool Features

  • 6 lane 25 m lap pool (4 ft – 12 ft)
  • 2 ft - 4 ft shallow end
  • Leisure pool
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • 1 m diving board
  • Rope swing
  • 1 accessible lift (able to go in both shallow and deep end of main pool area only)
  • 2 water wheel chairs
  • Male and female change rooms as well as deck washrooms
  • No family change room. Family/accessible area available on deck (2 stalls, no showers)
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Additional Information

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Visitor Information

Location: 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby  Community Centre Map Icon  Map 

Contact Us:
24-hour Info & General Inquiries: 604-297-4597
55+ Centre: 604-297-4580

Parking: Park at Bonsor only during the time you are actually visiting the complex. If you plan to go to the mall or surrounding businesses before or after your visit with us, please take your vehicle with you. The city parking bylaw restricts use of our parking lot to Bonsor Complex customers only. Vehicles in violation of the bylaw may be ticketed or towed. Car pool or use alternative forms of transportation on special event days when parking spaces are in particularly high demand.

For public transit information, please visit Translink Trip Planner.

Hours

Accessible Features: washrooms, elevators, aquatic wheelchairs, aquatic pool lift

Accessible Parking Reminder: Please have your decal visible when using the accessible parking spaces. To obtain a decal, contact SPARC of BC at 604-718-7744.

No Stopping Zone: The fire zone adjacent to the fields is designated and signed No Stopping Zone. Vehicles in this zone will be ticketed and/ or towed.