Recreation & Culture

Grand Forks & District Aquatics

Grand Forks & District Aquatic Centre

Originally opened June 20th, 1987, the facility operates year round and includes four 25 metre lanes, a large shallow water leisure area, sauna, whirlpool and well equipped fitness and wellness centre.

In addition to the public swimming schedule, programs at the pool include a variety of exercise classes, swim lessons for children and adults, advanced aquatic training and special events. The monthly program schedule contains details on current and upcoming activities.

GF Pool

*The Jack Goddard Memorial Arena and the Grand Forks Aquatic Centre are closed on statutory holidays.

2023/2024 Aquatic Centre Admission Fees







Single Admission






10 Session Pass






25 Session Pass






Monthly Pass






3 Month Pass $174 $138 $120 $96  







  • Party Packages: $158.50 up to 10 children
  • Extra Party Leader after 10 children $68.25  
  • Private Facility Rental $285.00
  • One month and three month passes are non-refundable/non-transferable and will not be suspended
  • A refund policy of 25% admin fee will be charged on 10 session and  25 session passes.
  • All prices include GST 
  • Senior Rate starts at 55 years old 
  • 80+ years Free

Aquatic Programs

Swim for Life swim lessons for children ages 4 months and over as well as Adult Learn to Swim classes are scheduled seasonally at the aquatic centre. A full range of aquatic leadership courses are scheduled annually. For details on aquatic program schedules, see the monthly program schedule or contact the Aquatic Centre at 250.442.2202 or the Recreation Office at 250.442.2202.

Fitness Programs

Aquafit programs are scheduled regularly in the Aquatic Centre and include two levels of intensity - Aquafit Therapy, Aquafit Moderate and Aquafit Advanced - offering workouts to suit all fitness levels. Swimming skills are not required for aquafit classes and the fee for all classes is regular pool admission.

Dryland fitness programs include Circuit Weight Training classes held in the aquatic centre fitness room.

The aquatic centre offers a well-equipped fitness room that is open for public use during all public swim hours (with the exception of programmed circuit weight training classes). Adults can arrange a fitness room orientation with a certified instructor at no cost.

Do you want to become an instructor for Grand Forks and District Recreation?

We invite you to share your special talents and expertise with other residents of the Boundary. We are looking for skilled, dynamic people to facilitate safe and fun recreation programs for kids, youth and adults.

Application packages for submitting proposals are available from the Recreation office at 250.442.2202 or you can request a package by contacting us here.

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GF Rec Community
Leisure Guide 2023

GF Rec Leisure Guide 2023


Grand Forks & District Recreation Office
2020 Central Avenue, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0

Hours: 8am - 4pm, Mon-Fri

Mailing Address:
Box 1486, Grand Forks, B.C. V0H 1H0

Recreation Office / Arena - 250.442.2202
Aquatic Centre - 250.442.2202