Recreation Facilities Status

The following are status updates on the amenities and programs currently available at Township recreation facilities. For the most up-to-date information, visit this webpage regularly.

Pools  |  Arenas  |  Fitness Facilities

 

For mask usage requirements at Township facilities, please click here.

Pools

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are available for children, ages 3-12. Please note one parent or guardian must accompany the child in the water for all preschool and Swim Kids 1-2 lessons. Instructors will provide on deck demonstrations. There is no hands-on instruction at this time. Parent and tot, youth, and adult swimming lessons are not available at this time.

W.C. Blair Recreation Centre

  • Lessons begin Saturday, May 8. Online registration opens on Tuesday, May 4 at 12pm.

Walnut Grove Community Centre

  • More details on swimming lessons coming soon.

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre

  • More details on swimming lessons coming soon.

For Everyone's Safety:

  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Do not visit if you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, are taking care of someone with COVID-19, or have traveled outside of Canada.
  • Participants must maintain 3 metres of physical distance from one another at all times. 
  • No spectators allowed.
  • Visit tol.ca/covid19 for additional COVID-19 safety information and mask usage requirements in our facilities.
  • Arrive no more than 5-10 minutes before your scheduled lesson time.
  • One parent/guardian must accompany child in the water for all preschool and Swim Kids 1-2 lessons.
  • Children in a non-parent participation swim lesson can be dropped off and picked up at the designated pool entrance by a parent or guardian.
  • Routes have been established throughout the facility to control traffic flow and to maintain physical distancing. Be sure to look for COVID-19 signage.
  • Arrive swim ready. There will be no access to change rooms at the start of the lesson.
  • Participants must shower prior to using the pool.
  • Lockers are not available for use. Bring all belongings with you to the pool deck. Please leave valuables at home.
  • There is limited access to change rooms and showers. Participants will have a maximum of 10 minutes at the end of the lesson to shower/change and exit the facility.
  • All sessions require advance online registration. Please register all members of your family that will be attending.
  • On-site registration, cash, and passes will not be accepted at this time.
  • If you haven’t already, be sure to create your MyTownship online account. If you have previously registered online for a recreation program or activity in the Township, please use the same email that we already have on file.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable.

 

 

Public Swimming Sessions

  • The indoor main pool, leisure pool, hot tub, and therapy pool are available for use. This includes the use of wallet lockers, 1M, 3M, and 5M diving boards, on-deck washroom and on-deck showers. Spray features will be available March 1, 2021.
  • Waterslide and steam/sauna are NOT open. Lockers, water fountains, facility equipment/toys, and rope swing are NOT available.
  • The indoor 25M pool with diving tank and hot tub are available for use. This includes the use of waves, water table, soaker bucket, mushroom, on-deck cubbies, diving board, on-deck accessible washroom and on-deck showers.
  • Climbing wall and sauna are NOT open. Lockers, water fountains, facility equipment/toys are NOT available.
  • The outdoor 25M pool, outdoor leisure pool, and outdoor hot tub are available for use. This includes the use of wallet lockers, 1M and 3M diving boards, on-deck washroom and on-deck showers.
  • Wave pool, lazy river, waterslides, splashpad, steam/sauna are NOT open. Lockers, water fountains, facility equipment/toys, and rope swing are NOT available.
  • Trailable via online door dash app or by calling Triple O’s and placing your order over the phone. There will be no walk up food trucks or access to the inside Triple O’s kiosk at this time.
  • Pools are open with reduced capacities and limited hours to allow for required physical distancing measures & cleaning.
  • Aquatic programs such as aquafit are not offered at this time.
  • All public, lap, and parent and tot swim sessions require advanced registration (no drop-ins). Access is limited to registered guests only – no spectators will be permitted.
  • The hot tubs are open with established maximum capacities. Please check the capacity before getting in and limit your time in the hot tubs so that others can also enjoy them.
  • Gusts will enter and exit the facilities as noted on signs at each facility and directed by staff.
  • Guests are to arrive swim ready. Please bring your own:
    • Towel
    • Goggles/swim cap
    • Filled non-glass water bottle as water fountains are not available
    • Small personal equipment (e.g. kickboard).
  • Please limit belongings as lockers will not be available for use.
  • Please arrive no earlier than 5 minutes prior to the start of your scheduled session.
  • Guests will not have access to the change rooms at the start of their session. Guests should arrive as ready as possible for their event.
  • Change rooms will be unlocked during the last 30 minutes of public swim sessions, and the last 15 minutes of lap, and parent and tot sessions for limited guest access to indoor showers/change stalls. Lifeguards will monitor the number of people in the change room at any given time.
  • Guests will have a maximum of 10 minutes at the end of the session to shower/change and exit the facility.
  • All public, lap, and parent and tot swim sessions require advance online registration. Please register all members of your family that will be attending.
  • Registration for each session is available 72 hours in advance.
  • On-site registration, cash, and passes will not be accepted at this time.
  • If you haven’t already, be sure to create your MyTownship online account. If you have previously registered online for a recreation program or activity in the Township, please use the same email that we already have on file.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (for all pools)

Also refer to the  COVID-19 Reopening and Safety Plans for more specific information.

Public, lap, water walking, and parent and tot swim session times are viewable online at tol.ca/recregister.

There are two ways to register.

  • Online: Visit tol.ca/recregister and select the session you want to attend.
  • Phone: Contact 604-534-3211 between 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday to register for a session. If you are looking to book sessions outside of the call centre hours, you will need to register online at tol.ca/recregister
Yes each session will have a maximum capacity, so all guests that attend the sessions, need to be registered. At this time, no spectators are allowed, so everyone entering the area must be registered and have paid an admission rate.
When you register for a session, there are details listed on your receipt that will help you prepare for your visit, including the check-in process, what you can and cannot bring, and what services public will have available for them during their session.
Admission fees are indicated on the registration page. Family, Student, and pass rates are not available at this time due to COVID-19 operational requirements. Find current admission rates here.
All children less than 7 years of age must be closely supervised (within arm’s reach at all times) by a responsible person who is at least 16 years of age. Maximum 3 children per person. Children attending lap swim sessions must be 8 years or older. Parent and tot swim sessions are geared towards caregivers with children 5 years old and under.
Lockers will not be available for use. Guests are encouraged to bring minimal personal belongings with them. Guests will not have access to the change rooms at the start of their session. A limited number of change rooms will be available to guests 15 minutes prior to the end of a lap swim session and 30 minutes prior to the end of a public swim session. Guests will have a maximum of 10 minutes immediately after each session to leave the facility so plan your change room visit accordingly. An on-deck washroom will be available for guests. Note: This washroom cannot be used as a change room in compliance with Fraser Health COVID-19 regulations.
Non-alcoholic beverages may be brought into the pool (no glass containers). Guests may also bring their own collapsible chairs, strollers, personal flotation devices (including PFDs), water wings, infant inflatables, and Hercules chest suits (swim suits with buoyancy features).
Personal water toys including large inflatables, food, alcohol, and glass container

 


 

Arenas

  • The arena at the George Preston Recreation Centre is now open for approved sport user group rentals, subject to safety plans having been developed, submitted, and approved by the Township.
  • The arena at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre is now open for approved sport user group rentals, subject to safety plans having been developed, submitted, and approved by the Township.

 


 

Fitness Facilities

  • Fitness facilities at all Township recreation centres remained closed at this time.