Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Service status:

Operating as scheduled

Last Updated: 2:15pm, July 15, 2024

Notes:

  • Heads up, summer hours are now in effect. See details on our facility page.
  • Please note: The change bed is out of service in our accessibility change room #6. We will update when it is back in service. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Facility hours effective July 2 - September 1, 2024

Monday-Friday: 6am to 9pm*

Saturday: 6am to 8pm*
Sunday: 6am-8pm*
*Last entrance into facility is 30 minutes prior to closing.

Reception: 
Monday-Friday: 6am - 8:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6am - 7:30pm

*Last entrance into facility is 30 minutes prior to closing. Reception closes 30 minutes prior to facility closure.

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Facility features:

  • 25 metre Lap pool (84° F) with monkey bars, climbing wall, accessibility stairs and lifts
  • Leisure & River pools (88° F)
  • Tot pool (94° F)
  • Hot Tub (104° F), Sauna (108° F) and Steam Room (100° F)
  • Ultraviolet (U.V)/Chlorine filtration
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Weight room
  • Youth park featuring skateboarding, bmx and rollerblading
  • Multi-purpose rooms and auditorium available for business and private rentals

Accessibility:

  • Change Rooms:

    • Two accessible family change rooms with lifts:
      • Change room #4:
        • Waverly Glen C-450 lift (max capacity 450 lbs)
        • Astor Bannerman CTM manual changing table
        • Lift access to toilet, changing table, and seating area
        • Shower available
      • Change room #6 
        • Prism Medical C-450 lift (max capacity 450 lbs)
        • Astor Bannerman CTM manual changing table
        • Lift access to changing table and shower chair
        • Shower available

    *Please push lift back onto charging dock once finished*
    Pool:

    • Two aquatic wheelchairs:
      • One 18” aquatic wheelchair (max capacity 350 lbs)
      • One 22” aquatic wheelchair (max capacity 350 lbs)
      • Both can be used in water and on deck.
    • Waverly Glen Universal quilted slings, sizes (height/weight):
      • Small (4’- 5’6” / 95-150 lbs)
      • Medium (5’- 6’ / 125-250 lbs)
      • Large (6’ – 7’ / 250 – 400 lbs)

    *Wheelchairs and slings available upon request (lifeguard or reception)*

    • Two lifts for main pool entry (25 m pool):
      • S.R. Smith Splash! – Aquatic Lift with integrated arm rests on seat (max weight 300 lbs)  
      • Prism Medical C-450 lift (max capacity 450 lbs), lift extends to Tots Pool and hot tub as well.
    • Ramp available for Leisure Pool and River Pool entry

    Weight Room:

    • Wheelchair accessible weight room and equipment
    • Matrix Magnum chest press / row: direct roll-in wheelchair design, chest pad rotates to switch between exercises
    • Two True functional trainers: rotating pulleys and columns and multiple accessories for a variety of upper body exercises. Please note, if anchored at the top, assistance may be required to lower for ease of accessibility
    • Technogym Kinesis: offers a variety of dynamic push/pull uppr body exercises
    • Technogym Excite Top: upper body ergometer for a cardio workout
    • Matrix smith machine: plate loaded

    Facility:

    • Paved walkway from Feltham Road to main entrance
    • Free scooter charging station available in a covered area outside the facility

    *Due to COVID-19, anyone requiring additional assistance should bring a member of the same household to assist*

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Accessibility

  • Accessible washrooms and change rooms
  • Two accessible family change rooms with lifts
  • Wheelchair accessible weight room and equipment
  • Aquatic wheelchairs on deck
  • Electric lift into main pool, tot pool and hot tub
  • Paved walkway from Feltham Road to main entrance
  • Free scooter charging station available in a covered area outside the facility

*Due to COVID-19, anyone requiring additional assistance should bring a member of the same household to assist*