Parks & Recreation

Join us for a Swim or Gym


May 23: The Terrace & District Aquatic Centre will be closed on Monday, May 23, for the Victoria Day holiday.


Join us for a swim

Check the Planning Your Visit section below for information on current protocols. Most activities are drop-in only. For sessions that must be reserved in advance, create an ActiveNet account and register online, or give us a call to register over the phone with a credit card.


Call us: 250-615-3030

You may also visit us in person to register.


Use the Gym

Gym use is drop-in only. Pay at the door or use a facility pass for entry. Online pre-registration is not available.



Planning Your Visit

Masks no longer required
Wearing a mask in the facility is no longer required (details here).

Vaccine Card no longer required
The Vaccine Card is no longer required (details here).


  • Not required: Public Swims, Parent & Tot, Lane Swims, Aquafit, or Gym Use
  • Required: Children's Lessons
  • Recommended: Adult Beginner Lessons and Jr. Lifeguard Club

Please note payment is required at the time of reservation. Check the "Prices" section below for details.

Admission Policy
All children 7 years and under MUST be accompanied by an adult within the pool area (at least 16 years of age or 14 years of age AND completed Bronze Medallion or better.) Children must be no longer than arm's length away from the adult at all times. Maximum of 3 children per adult.

Pool capacities
The number of patrons allowed access is subject to the ratio of lifeguards to public. 

Balcony/viewing area
Families can sit in the viewing area and balcony.

Kick-boards, pull-buoys, life jackets, pool noodles, flippers, and barbells are available on the pool deck.

Both the dry sauna and steam sauna are available. Each has a capacity of 3 people and 10-minute maximum stay. Ages 12+, unless accompanied by an adult.

Water fountains
Water fountains are available. Please bring a water bottle if desired.

Change rooms and lockers
Gym users and pool users can access the change rooms. Lockers are open for use.

Notes for gym users

  • Patrons must be 14 years of age or older to use the gym unsupervised. Patrons 12–13 years of age may use the gym under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or instructor (must be 1:1 supervision).
  • Gym users have access to change rooms for showers.
  • Gym users have access to the saunas/hot tub (except during private rentals).

Admission Prices



2 to 14 years of age; under 2 years of age is no charge



15 to 18 years of age or those who are 19+ and in full-time attendance at a college or university



19 to 64 years of age



65 years of age or older



Parents and/or guardians and their minor children. Foster children or other dependent minor children living in the family home are included in a family (this includes common-law couples and their children).



Payment policy at the Terrace & District Aquatic Centre:

As of June 1, 2021, payment is required when you register by phone, online, or in person. There are lots of payment options available:

  • Pay by credit card at the time of registration (by phone/online/in person)
  • Purchase a monthly membership any time prior to or at time of registration (by phone/in person)
  • Purchase a gift card prior to registration (you can do this with debit, credit card, or cash when visiting us in person, or over the phone by credit card)
  • Put a credit on your account in advance (you can do this with debit, credit card, or cash when visiting us in person, or over the phone by credit card)

If you book an activity and then can’t attend for any reason, a full refund is available by phone if you provide at least 24 hours’ notice (you must speak to someone in person to do this). If life happens and you can’t attend, please remember to cancel so that others can have the option to take your spot!

Swimming Lessons

Visit the swimming lessons page for information on current availability!

Swimming lesson schedule and registration

Pool & Gym Memberships

Visit the memberships page for information on current availability!

Membership Options

Leisure Access Card Program

The City of Terrace offers the Leisure Access Card Program to individuals and families who are on social assistance from the Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance Program administered by the BC Ministry of Social Development or Canadian Pension Plan (CCP) benefits administered by Service Canada. Individuals and families are also eligible if they are designated as a “Person with Disabilities” (PWD) and are receiving PWD benefits under the Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance Program. 

The Leisure Access Card will allow guests to access the pool and gym for $2.00 per adult and $1.00 per child per visit. The 10-visit passes or discounted memberships we offered in the past are not available.

Please reserve your spot online, by phone, or in person.

Junior Lifeguard Club

Junior Lifeguard Club is designed for those looking to begin or continue their development towards becoming a certified Lifeguard or Swim Instructor. Swimmers will develop skills based on personal bests in swimming, lifesaving, fitness, knowledge, leadership, and teamwork.

Click here for current availability

Private Pool Rentals
VIDEO TUTORIAL: Learn How to Create an ActiveNet Account and Book an Activity Online



We offer training activities from time to time, including Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion, Babysitting/Stay Safe courses, First Aid courses, and much more.

Click below to learn more about these opportunities!

Visit our training page

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