Outdoor Pools

The City of Port Coquitlam’s four outdoor pools are open for public swimming between late June and early September each year. Outdoor pools are closed during inclement weather. Call 604.927.PLAY (7529) to confirm if they are open for public swimming.

Pool activities require advance payment and registration at portcoquitlam.ca/register to reduce touchpoints and ensure safe distancing.

Pool Booking and Use Procedures

  • Registrations require an account at portcoquitlam.ca/register.
  • Public swimming admission is $2 per person; pricing for classes and lessons are provided online.
  • Change rooms will be closed; users will be expected to wear their swimsuits to and from the pool and place their belongings in a designated area.
  • Swimmers will be asked to arrive five to 10 minutes before their scheduled time, confirm their registration, rinse off in the showers and then enter the pool.
  • Masks will not be required because of the ability to physically distance.
  • There will be no shared equipment for use at this time.
  • All touchpoints, such as shower handles and bathroom doorknobs, will be thoroughly cleaned between sessions.
  • Users will be asked to leave promptly after their session to allow time for cleaning before the next group.
  • Dive boards and slides will be closed.
Castle Park – Spray Park – OPEN

A new 375 square metre (4,000 square foot) spray zone will open Aug. 2, 2019 on the north side of Castle Park near the washroom building.

The 11 unique spray features are divided into two areas, with elements for older kids such as the towering VersoSplash and flexible SprayVine, and smaller-scale toys for younger children such as the Tot Water Post and Tot Shower Done.

Click to learn more.

Location: 2252 Castle Cres.

Spray Park Hours: 9 am – 8 pm daily

Centennial Outdoor Pool - OPEN

Amenties included a 25-metre, heated six-lane pool with a one-metre diving board, warm showers and separate change rooms with facilities  that are wheelchair accessible.

Location: 3050 Chester Street – Corner of Shaughnessy Street and Lougheed Highway in Aggie Park (map)

Hours: 10:30 am to 8:15 pm weekdays and 10:30 am to 8 pm on weekends.

View schedule here.

Lions Park - Spray Park - OPEN

Lions Park is an oasis just outside downtown Port Coquitlam. Located next to the Coquitlam River, there are plenty of open areas for children to run, frisbee playing, and pleasant strolls. There are public washrooms, a picnic shelter and an expansive playground. It also features a section of the Traboulay Poco Trail. Lions Park is a pleasant riverside walk away from Gates Park.

Location: 2300 Lions Way

Spray Park Hours: 9 am – 8 pm daily

Robert Hope Outdoor Pool - CLOSED

The Robert Hope Outdoor Pool is nestled in the trees, making it great for picnics and is suited for small children and families. Amenities included a 23 metre x 12 metre heated swimming pool ranging in depth from 1 to 5 feet; Heated showers and separate change room facilities.

Location: 2137 Lamprey Drive – Between Eastern Drive and Western Drive in Robert Hope Park (map) 

Hours: 6:30 am to 8 pm weekdays and from 8:30 am to 8 pm on weekends. 

Routley Wading Pool - OPENS - June 18

**All times weather dependent**

Routley Wading Pool is suitable for small children and their parents. Amenities included a heated, fair-weather wading pool that is staffed by aquatic attendants.

Location: 1570 Western Drive – Off Western Drive in Routley Park (map)

45-minute pre-season timeslots can be booked from June 18 to 25 at:

  • 11 am
  • 12 pm
  • 1 pm

When regular outdoor pool season starts June 26, bookings will be on the hour from:

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Routley Wading Pool

Registration opens one week in advance.

Sun Valley Wading Pool - OPENS June 18| Sun Valley Spray Park - Open

**All times weather dependent**

Sun Valley Wading Pool is suitable for small children and their parents and is located next to a new playground, spray park and grassy areas. Amenities included a heated, fair-weather wading pool that is staffed by aquatic attendants.

Location: 3700 Hamilton Street – On Hamilton Street off Lincoln Avenue in Sun Valley Park (map)

Spray Park Hours: 9 am – 8 pm daily

Wading Pool Hours: 10 am – 7:30 pm

45-minute pre-season timeslots can be booked from June 18 to 25 at:

  • 1 pm
  • 2 pm
  • 3 pm

When regular outdoor pool season starts June 26, bookings will be on the hour from:

  • 1  – 6 pm at Sun Valley Wading Pool

Registration opens one week in advance.

Want to rent an outdoor pool?

You can request to book an outdoor pools online at portcoquitlam.ca/bookings.

Pool rentals begin on the 2nd Saturday of July.

Passes & Admissions

Passes may be purchased at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre or Port Coquitlam Community Centre, or by calling 604.927.PLAY (7529).

Rates

Please note: Children 0-3 are FREE.

HC = Hyde Creek Recreation Centre   |   PCCC = Port Coquitlam Community Centre

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