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Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pools 

Outdoor Pools 

The outdoor pools are now open for the season. Check out our upcoming swim schedule and individual pool schedules below. 

BC Day Schedule - Monday, August 1

Kensington, MacPherson and Robert Burnaby
1-5pm | Public Swim
6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim 
Please note closed 5-6pm 

Central Park Pool
11:30am-1pm | Lap Swim
1-5pm | Public Swim
6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim 
Please note closed 5pm-6pm 

Central Park
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6110 Boundary Road |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map | Schedule

July 2-August 28 
M-F | 11:30am-1pm | Lap Swim (rain or shine) 
M-F | 1-5pm | Public Swim
M-F | 6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim 
Sa | 1-5pm | Public Swim  
Su | 12noon-1:30pm | Free Swim   
Su | 2-5pm | Public Swim  

August 29-September 4 
M-F | 11:30am-1pm | Lap Swim 
M-Su | 1-5pm | Public Swim 

Kensington 
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700 Hammarskjold Drive |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map | Schedule 

July 2-August 28
M-F | 1-5pm | Public Swim
M-F | 6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim
Sa | 1-6pm | Public Swim 
Su | 12noon-1:30pm | Free Swim
Su | 2-6pm | Public Swim 

August 29-September 4
M-Su | 1-5pm | Public Swim

MacPherson
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5485 Rumble Street |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map | Schedule 

July 2-August 28
M-F | 1-5pm | Public Swim
M-F | 6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim
Sa | 1-6pm | Public Swim
Su | 12noon-1:30pm | Free Swim
Su | 2-6pm | Public Swim

August 29-September 4
M-Su | 1-5pm | Public Swim


Youth Swims - Moonlight Madness 
Fridays, 8:30-10:30pm | July 8-August 19 
Youth 12-16 years old can join their friends for a free late-night swim, music and snacks at MacPherson outdoor pool this summer. Events run rain or shine. 

For info, call 604-297-4497.  

Robert Burnaby
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8175 Wedgewood Street |  Community Centre Map Icon  Map | Schedule 

July 2-August 28
M-F | 1-5pm | Public Swim
M-F | 6-7:30pm | Loonie Swim
Sa | 1-6pm | Public Swim
Su | 12noon-1:30pm | Free Swim
Su | 2-6pm | Public Swim

August 29-September 4
M-Su | 1-5pm | Public Swim 

Wading Pool - Closed During Repairs
The wading pool at Robert Burnaby pool is closed and will not be open during the public swim time due to repairs. The pool is open as usual. Thanks for your understanding.

Friday Night at the Dive-in 
Fridays, 8-10pm | June 24-August 19 (closed July 1) 
Youth 11-16 years old can join their friends for a free swim at Robert Burnaby outdoor pool this summer. Come and enjoy a swim with music and a concession. 

For info, call 604-297-4831. Find out more »

 

Please note: The wading pools at Kensington, MacPherson and Robert Burnaby are only opened during public swim times; and not available during loonie swim and free swims. 

Robert Burnaby Wading Pool - Closed Due to Repairs
The wading pool at Robert Burnaby pool is closed and will not be open during the public swim time due to repairs. 
The pool is open as usual. 


Outdoor Pools Swimming Fees

Prices do not include tax.
  3 months   1 month   10 visits   Drop-in
Preschool (3 yrs & under)      Free    Free   Free   Free
Child (4-12 yrs)
  $56.15   $24.90   $24.90
$2.77
Student (13-18 yrs + ID)          $62.15   $27.60   $27.60   $3.07
Adult (19-64 yrs)     $78.90   $35.10   $35.10   $3.90
Senior (65 yrs +)      $62.15   $27.60    $27.60   $3.07
Loonie Swim (all ages)     It's always a dollar!    $1.00
Note: Prices change 15 minutes before next session begins.

Children's Admissions Policy

Children 7 years of age and younger, or less than 48 inches or 122 centimetres in height, must be accompanied in the water by a person 16 years of 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.


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.