Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Service status:

Temporary program / service modification

Last Updated: 10:30am, Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Notes: Gordon Head Pool will be closing at 5:30pm on Sunday, April 14th for staff training. The Weight Room will be open regular hours.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we complete this important training.

Facility hours effective January 2 to June 16, 2024

Monday-Friday: 6am to 10pm*

Saturday: 6am to 9pm*
Sunday: 6am-9pm*
*Last entrance into facility is 30 minutes prior to closing.

Reception: 
Monday-Friday: 6am - 9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6am - 8:30pm

Statutory Holiday Hours:

Victoria Day - Monday, May 20 8am-4pm

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

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Fitness classes starting in March

Keep your winter momentum moving as spring approaches! Space is available in these March/April athletic-style fitness classes and prorated registration is available for sessions already in progress. Learn more and register today: 

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*