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No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen.

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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. 

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 

September 5 - Labour Day
Free last splash swims will run September 5 at Central Park Pool
Lap Swim | 11:30am-1pm | Free Swim
Public Swim | 1-5pm | Free 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

September 5 - Labour Day
Free last splash swims will run September 5 at Kensington Pool 
Public Swim | 1-5pm | Free 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

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.

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)


$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.