Gordon Head Recreation Centre

The Gordon Head Recreation Centre has a variety of activities for the public:

  • swimming
  • fitness
  • community recreation programs
  • facility rentals
  • youth centre

Visit the Active Living Guide for all programs and activities.

News & Updates!

The Gordon Head Recreation Centre's Steam Room will be closing on Monday, September 19 for potentially up to 8 weeks due to an unexpected repair.  

The Sauna may have some intermittent closures, but generally should see little impact.  

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Facility Hours

Fall Hours:  September 6 - December 18, 2016

Monday to Thursday 6:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

(Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing)

Statutory Holidays: 

October 10 & November 11 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Pool Schedule - Statutory Holiday:
Leisure & Lengths 8:00 - 9:00am
Shallow Waterfit / Parent & Tot 9:00 - 10:00am
Family Swim 10:00am - 12:00pm
Adult Swim 12:00-1:00pm
Fun Swim 1:00 - 4:00pm
Family Swim 4:00-6:00pm

Fitness Schedule - Statutory Holiday:
Hi/Lo Group Fitness (Aerobics) 10:15 - 11:15am

Weight Room Schedule - Statutory Holiday:
No Supervision 8:00am - 6:00pm


  • Main pool (25 metres, rope swing, monkey bars, climbing wall, slide, stairs)
  • Leisure pool (1 metre deepest point, bubblers, sprayers, waterfalls, river pool)
  • River pool, tot pool and shallow water area
  • Whirlpool, sauna and steam room for adults
  • 100% wheelchair accessible with shower wheelchairs
  • 279 sq. metres weight room with stretching area
  • 130 sq. metres dance/fitness studio
  • Youth park featuring skateboarding, bmx and rollerblading
  • Multi-purpose rooms and auditorium available for rental
  • Business and party rentals

How to Find Us

Google Map 

Get here by bus 


  • Accessible washrooms and change rooms
  • Two wheelchair accessible family change rooms with lifts
  • Accessible weight room
  • Aquatic wheelchairs on deck
  • Designated handyDart loading zone
  • Electric lift into main pool
  • Scooter charging station
  • Warm water in lap pool for people with circulation issues or arthritis
  • Wheelchair access to gymnasium
  • Several wheelchair accessible pieces of equipment
  • WHISPA lift into tot and main pools