Lillooet & District REC Centre Swimming Pool



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

  • Swim Team starting Friday September 16. 5:30-6:30pm 7-10 year olds, 6:30-7:30pm 11-14 year olds. $100 to register.
  • Artistic Swimming. This drop-in program is for all ages (under 7 must be accompanied by an adult). Learn technique, artistry, flexibility and breath control in this group guided class. $8.00 adults, $6.00 child/student/senior.
  • Care Together Aquatics Program  A shallow water movement class for people with mobility issues, physical limitations, and those going through physical rehabilitation.

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

Red Cross Swim Lessons Guide



Lifesaving Society Bronze Program Guide


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


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


Swimming Pool now open for 2022/23 Season: 



Swimming Pool COVID-19 Policies:

  • Effective April 8, 2022 Pool patrons are no longer required to show proof of vaccination.
  • 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.


November 2022 Pool Schedule

Pool Closures/Cancellations:

  • Full Facility closed on all statutory holidays.

Swimming Lessons: 

December 2022 Session Dates TBA.

Red Cross Swim Preschool for ages 4 months to 6 years.
$50.00 per set, 8 x 30 minutes lesson set.
Starfish (4-12 months), Duck (12-24 months) & Sea Turtle (2-3 years) are parented levels with completion based on age and participation.
Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile and Whale for ages 3-6 years, unparented. Completion of these levels is based on meeting evaluation criteria for each skill.

Red Cross Swim Kids: ages 5-14. Levels 1-10.
Children progress based on completion of skills.
Levels 1-6, $50.00 for 8x 30 minute lesson set.
Levels 7-10, $60.00 for 8x 45 minute lesson set.
Lesson sets with fewer than 8 lessons will be pro-rated.

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:

For ages 3+. 

$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, or email

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:

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

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

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course:

Call 250-256-7527 if you are interested in registering for WSI or email  the Aquatic Supervisor at

Facility Description

  • 25 metre indoor pool

  • ​6 lanes

  • ​Dry Sauna (under age 16 must be supervised by a parent)

  • ​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: