Aquatic Centre

Kitimat's community swimming and leisure pool offers public swimming, aquafit classes and private and semi-private lessons.

Annual shutdown for pool maintenance:

The pool will be closed July 30 - September 9, 2018.

It is scheduled to be re-opened on Monday, September 10, 2018.


Aquafit classes for all skill levels are available at the pool. Punch passes are welcome if space is available.

Aquafit classes
 Drop-In Fees

$8 Adult

$5 Youth/student

(when space is available)

 Punch Passes

Buy an Aquafit punch pass to save on fees.

Pass prices:

  • $35 for 5 sessions
  • $70 for 10 sessions

Punch passes expire at the end of the season and are non-transferable and non-refundable after purchase.

Note: Schedules are subject to change.

 Birthday Parties
 Option 1

$100.00 for 14 children ($4.50 per additional child).

  • Birthday party leader
  • One hour of swimming/skating during a public session
  • One hour in the meeting room
  • Two jugs of juice
  • Balloons
  • Party hats or popcorn (your choice)
 Option 2
Rent the meeting room for $19.65 per hour and pay drop-in admission to attend the public swim or skate.
 Option 3
Rent the pool or arena privately. Please note that ice in the arenas is only available from October to March.

Locker Rental

Lock rental: $5.00 with $4.00 refunded when the lock is returned.

Pool Features

Main pool

  • Co-ed sauna
  • Exercise area
  • Handicap lift
  • Lazy river
  • Leisure pool
  • One metre diving board
  • Pool toys
  • Tot slide
  • Universal change rooms
  • Water park
  • Water slide
  • Whirlpool

Fitness area

  • Exercise bike
  • Exercise mats
  • Fitness ball
  • Hand weights
  • Recumbent bike
  • Rowing machine and treadmill

Disability-friendly access

  • Accessible change rooms and showers
  • Accessible viewing areas
  • Aquatic wheelchair
  • Parking for the physically challenged is available behind the pool; call ahead if you require access into the pool facility via the back doors
  • Pool entry lift and ramp

Pool Fees

Public drop-in fees

Every Thursday is Toonie Thursday when public swimming costs only a toonie. 

Pool Rules and Safety

Make yourself familiar with the pool rules and have a fun, safe experience.

Pool Schedule

Summer pool schedule

Summer fun at the pool

8th Annual Ice Cream Eating Contest

Private Rentals

Contact the Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre for information on availability and cost for a private pool rental.

Swim Lessons

Register for swim lessons

Adult Swim Lessons

Adult lessons are available in a group setting or through private lessons. Find out more from the leisure guide or phone Sam Lindsay Aquatic Centre at 250-632-8955.

Junior Lifeguard Club

Candidates for the Junior Lifeguard Club are:

  • 8 to 12 years old
  • Able to swim 25 metres and tread water for 1 minute
  • Finished or need a break from regular swim lessons
  • Transitioning from the Kitimat Marlin Swim Club

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Remember to bring your child's progress card to the start of every new class for evaluation tracking.

If the class you want to register for is full, ask to be placed on a wait list.

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