Lillooet & District REC Centre Swimming Pool

 

Notices:



May 29-July 1, 2022 Pool Schedule now in effect.



Please call the REC Centre or check Facebook for the most up-to-date information.

 

Proof of vaccination NOT REQUIRED for REC Centre activities as of Friday April 8, 2022.

Programs:

National Lifeguard Pool Option- July 18-22, 2022. Register, Get Trained, Get Hired! 

Red Cross WSI Course May 15-June 25, 2022. 

**Evening Lane Swims 6:30-8pm may share space with another program. 


Interested in becoming a lifeguard/swim instructor? Check out the steps needed to make your dream a reality here!


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Red Cross Swim Lessons Guide

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Lifesaving Society Bronze Program Guide



IMPORTANT CONTACTS

930 Main Street
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0

For more information on current programs, facility bookings and program requests, contact the Recreation Centre Office:

Phone: 250-256-7527
Email: rec@lillooet.ca


RELATED LINKS

For more information on local sports teams, leagues and recreation groups, see Sports & Recreation Groups.


Do you have a program idea or want to be an instructor?  
We want to hear from you!  
Please contact us at rec@lillooet.ca

STAY UP TO DATE WITH WHAT'S GOING ON AT THE REC CENTRE! FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK.


2021-22 Season: September 17-July 30, 2022


May 29-July 1, 2022 Pool Schedule Calendar Version: 
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Swimming Pool COVID-19 Policies:

  • Effective April 8, 2022 Pool patrons are no longer required to show proof of vaccination.
  • All pool patrons must report to the office first (9am-5:30pm). Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your swim. Avoid congregating in the lobby and changerooms.
  • Changeroom showers and lockers are available. Please be mindful of physical distancing and try to keep your time in the changeroom to a minimum.
  • If you need to speak to a lifeguard please respect the 2 metres physical distancing guideline.
  • Do not spit or blow your nose in the water or on the pool deck.


Schedules:  

May 29-July 1, 2022 Pool Schedule now in effect.

 

Pool Closures/Cancellations:

Swimming Pool closed on Friday June 24 & July 1 (Canada Day).


Full Facility closed on all statutory holidays.


Swimming Lessons: 

 

Red Cross Swim Lessons Set #5, May 31-June 23, 2022. Registration now closed.


Unsure which level to register your child in? Free swimming assessments available during  public swims. Please make an appointment to have your child assessed through the office. Children under 7 must be accompanied into the water by an adult during swim level assessments.


Private Lessons:
Currently unavailable.


For ages 3+. 
Parent in-water participation is required for all preschool levels  due to COVID-19 instructional changes. 

$30/ half hour individual lesson or  $120/5 lessons (plus GST for ages 15+). Add a person for $6.25/lesson or $25/ Set of 5, up to 3 people in a lesson.
Please call the REC Centre to schedule: 250-256-7527.
Cancellation policy: We require 24 hours notice for lesson cancellations or rescheduling. In the event that the instructor needs to cancel you will be rescheduled or receive a refund for the missed lesson. Late arrivals will not receive extra time in their lesson.
We will attempt to place you with the instructor of your choice but it is dependent on staff schedules and availability.


Lifesaving Courses:


National Lifeguard- Pool Option July 18-22, 2022.

Prerequsites: Bronze Cross (need not be current), Standard First Aid & CPR 'C" (recommended to be current), 15 years of age by the final day of the course.
Cost: $400 + GST to register.
Please bring official proof of age, and Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certifications to the first day of the course.

Check out the NL Fitness requirements here: National Lifeguard Fitness Standards Video

Now is a great time to get in the pool and work on your fitness, before the course starts!

Call the office at 250-256-7527 if you are interested in registering for Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and/or National Lifeguard training.
 

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course:

May 15-June 25, 2022. Registration deadline: May 12, 2022.
Learn how to instruct Red Cross water safety lessons including Preschool and Swim Kids.
 

Facility Description

  • 25 metre indoor pool

  • ​6 lanes

  • ​Dry Sauna (under age 16 must be supervised by a parent)- Open as of March 18, 2022. Limit of 5 people at a time.

  • ​1 metre diving board​

  • lockers available in changerooms- must bring own lock

  • ​portable handicap lift

Health & Safety Regulations


Supervision of Children:

  • Children age 6 and under must be accompanied into the water by an individual age 16+ and remain within arms reach.

  • Maximum of 3 (three) children age 6 (six) and under to one adult allowed.

Before Entering the Pool:

  • Ensure that you are not ill, including diarrhea, vomiting, open sores, bandages, head colds, discharging ears or noses, or infected eyes

  • Secure all personal items- We recommend bringing your own lock, or leaving valuable items at home as our lockers do not have locks. The Lillooet REC Centre is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

  • Take a cleansing shower

  • Wear clean and appropriate bathing clothes

  • Remove outdoor footwear

  • Ensure those not toilet-trained wear a swim diaper

When in the Pool, please:

  • Respect all posted rules and instructions given by lifeguards and staff

  • Adhere to our Code of Conduct

  • Do not run, fight, or engage in activities that may cause injury

  • Do not dive into shallow water - safely dive only in designated area.

  • Do not do flips or back dives from pool deck

  • Do not eat, chew gum or bring glass into the pool area

  • Do not use or be under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicants


    Interested in becoming a lifeguard but not sure how to get started? Feel free to call or email the REC Centre and we would be happy to help you plan your training! Phone: 250-256-7527. Email: rec@lillooet.ca.

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