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Outdoor Pools

Reservations Required

Advance reservation and payment is required. Burnaby residents have priority registration and can register in advance of non-residents for programs and activities which are in Webreg. No drop-ins.

Use Webreg to reserve your Public Swim and Lap Swim time online up to 7 days in advance and make payment. No refunds for reservations once booked. 

Or, reserve by phone by calling any of the facilities below:

  • Bill Copeland: 604-297-4521
  • Bonsor: 604-297-4597
  • Cameron: 604-297-4452
  • Edmonds: 604-297-4838
  • Eileen Dailly: 604-298-7946
  • Willingdon: 604-297-4526

Due to the limited number of available recreations sessions and to allow more community members to enjoy our facilities, if you are 10+ minutes late for your booking, your spot may be given away to another participant.

Wading Pools 

Wading pools at Kensington, MacPherson and Robert Burnaby outdoor pools are unavailable at this time. Check out the locations of wading pools in other Burnaby parks.

Splash into summer with a swim at one of Burnaby's outdoor pools!


Note: All swims run rain or shine. Schedules are subject to change. 

For Everyone's Safety:  

  • Come dressed and ready to swim, be prepared to go home with swim suit on, and leave your valuables at home. 
  • There is limited access to change rooms and washrooms. Lockers and cubbies are not in use. Please change at home, and bring all belongings with you to the pool deck.
  • No lap swimming during Public and Family Swims.
  • Bring your own equipment, but only what you need. Pool toys not permitted. A limited supply of clean PFD’s will be available but nothing else.
  • Please leave promptly after booking to allow the next reservation to enter the facility.
  • Physical distancing will be enforced. Please maintain 2 metres or more between yourself and others at all times. 
  • Respect and follow directions of staff at all times.
  • Enhanced first aid and lifeguard rescue procedures will be in place.
  • Anyone not following safety guidelines or directions from staff will be asked to leave.
  • If you appear to be sick, you will not be allowed entry. Please stay home if you are sick.

Central Park Outdoor Pool

Central Park Outdoor Pool

6110 Boundary Road |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map

Central park pool will be closed August 6-8 for the 2021 Burnaby youth summer swim meet. Pool reopens to the public Monday, August 9.

Schedules: 

Effective June 28-August 29 (open BC Day August 2, closed August 6-8)

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

12:30-1:30 PM

2-3 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

5-6 PM

12-1 PM

1:30-2:30 PM

3-4 PM

4:30-5:30 PM

12:30-1:30 PM

2-3 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

5-6 PM

12-1 PM

1:30-2:30 PM

3-4 PM

4:30-5:30 PM

12:30-1:30 PM

2-3 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

5-6 PM

2-3 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

5-6 PM

6:30-7:30 PM

12:30-1:30 PM

2-3 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

6:30-7:30 PM

Family Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

 

 

6-7 PM

 

6-7 PM

 

12:30-1:30 PM

5-6 PM

Lap Swim 

No drop-ins. Register online »

10:30-11:15 AM

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

11-11:45 AM

 

10:30-11:15 AM

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

11-11:45 AM

10:30-11:15 AM

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

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Kensington Outdoor Pool

Kensington Outdoor Pool

700 Hammarskjold Drive |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map

Schedules: 

Effective June 28-August 29 (open BC Day August 2)

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

11:45 AM-12:45 PM 

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

Family Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

 

 

6-7 PM

 

6-7 PM

 

11:45 AM-12:45 PM

6-7 PM

Lap Swim 

No drop-ins. Register online »

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

 

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MacPherson Outdoor Pool

MacPherson Outdoor Pool

5485 Rumble Street |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map

Schedule:

Effective June 28-August 29 (open BC Day August 2)

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

11:45 AM-12:45 PM 

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

Family Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

 

 

6-7 PM

 

6-7 PM

 

11:45 AM-12:45 PM

6-7 PM

Lap Swim 

No drop-ins. Register online »

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

 

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Robert Burnaby Outdoor Pool

Robert Burnaby Outdoor Pool

8175 Wedgewood Street |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map

Schedule: 

Effective June 28-August 29 (open BC Day August 2)

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

6-7 PM

11:45 AM-12:45 PM 

1-2 PM

2:15-3:15 PM

3:30-4:30 PM

4:45-5:45 PM

Family Swim

No drop-ins. Register online »

 

 

6-7 PM

 

6-7 PM

 

11:45 AM-12:45 PM

6-7 PM

Lap Swim 

No drop-ins. Register online »

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

12-12:45 PM

 

 

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Admission Fees

Preschool (3 years & under) Free
Child (4-12 years) $1.76
Student (13-18 years + valid student ID) $2.67
Adult (19-64 years) $3.52
Senior (65 years +) $2.67
Family Swim (all ages) $1.76 per person
Prices do not include tax. 
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Swimming Lessons

Lessons are available at three outdoor pool locations: Kensington, MacPherson and Robert Burnaby outdoor pools. Learn more »

Want to become a Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor? Here's how »

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Contact Us

General Info Line 604-298-7946
General Inquiries  outdoorpools@burnaby.ca 
Pool Manager alvin.cheung@burnaby.ca
Swimming Lessons  Call a community centre or register online 
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Additional Information

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Wading Pools