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.

Please note that from 7-9am on Friday, September 30 there will be significant continuous noise on the pool deck relating to the Steam Room renovation.  After 9am, any additional noise will be periodic.

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

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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