Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre

The District of Kitimat owns and operates Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre – a swimming and leisure pool complex attached to Tamitik Arena. Features are listed below.

The pool hosts aquafit, public swims, length swims, private rentals, swim lessons and lifeguard training. Many special events are also held at the pool each year.

Swim and Skate Schedule, Spring 2018

Canadian Red Cross Swim Kids Lesson Guide


  • During regular pool hours, all are welcome. Note: water slide and spray park not open unless for a school swim or during fun swims. Lanes available for doing lengths.
  • Early Bird Swim (when in effect): To attend this swim you must either have a membership or economy tickets. No cash, debit or credit cards will be accepted. You must present your membership card or punch pass to the lifeguard on duty.
  • Aquafit: Open to all, registration or fitness drop-in required.
  • Fun Swim: Water slide and spray park open during these hours, please note slide requirements. We will always have at least one lane open for doing lengths. 
  • Adult Only: Must be over the age of 18 to attend during this time.
  • Lazy River: Restricted to walking program with no toys in leisure pool between 9 am - 11 am, Monday - Friday
  • Water slide requirements: You must be 42 inches (107 cm) tall to use the slide. Weight restriction of 300 lbs (136 kg).
  • Children 6 years or less must be accompanied by a responsible person 14 years or older in bathing attire, who is within arms reach of the child at all times. Maximum of 3 children per caregiver.

Did you know:

Toonie Thursday! Pool admission will be $2.00 every Thursday
(or your subsidized rate, whichever is less)

Planning a group swim, of 10 or more? Call the pool at 250-632-8955 and ask for Gina. Gina can advise if it is a good time, and help your group get the best experience at the pool!

Keep your belongings safe, bring or rent a lock! Lock rental: $5.00 with $4.00 refunded when lock is returned.

POOL INFORMATIONAquatic FeaturesPool Rules & Safety


Administration Centre:

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 9 pm

Fridays, 8:30 am to 8:30 pm

Saturdays, 1 pm to 8:30 pm

Sundays, 1 pm to 9 pm

* except long weekends

Fees See Public Admission Fees

Toonie Thursday! Pool admission will be $2.00 every Thursday
(or your subsidized rate, whichever is less)

Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre

396 City Centre

Ph: 250-632-8955

Fax: 250-632-3668



Mailing Address:

Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre

c/o District of Kitimat

270 City Centre

Kitimat BC V8C 2H7

Facility Rentals

Sam Lindsay Pool Rental Rates


To book a room or rent the pool, call 250-632-8955

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Aquatic Features

  • 25 m six lane pool @ 27.2° (81°F)
  • Shallow tank @ 29.4° (85°F)
  • Sauna: 50-person capacity
  • Hot tub @ 40° (104°F)
  • Family, female-only and male-only change rooms
  • Water park toys
  • Lazy river
  • Water slide (minimum height to use slide is 107cm or 42" )
  • Kiddies pool @ 32.7° (91°F)
  • Leisure pool @ 30° (86°F)
  • New low-chlorine water distribution system

Ancillary Features

  • Two squash courts
  • Racquetball court
  • Strength training room
  • Meeting room