Swimming & Aquatics

  1. Click here or on the image above to find a program and register. To look up specific programs, search by the course ID# or program name under “keyword” in the registration system. For the best online registration experience, please use Google Chrome. 

Indoor Pools

Outdoor Pools

Recreation Social Story 

Is your child feeling nervous about going swimming at the pool? Reference our Social Story to help them prepare for the experience. 

One Set at a Time

Swimming lesson participants can only be registered for one set of lessons at a time. You may register your child for the next set of lessons on the last day of the current set. 

Please note, your child will be withdrawn from a program(s) if registered in more than one lesson set, or if they are registered in future lesson sets prior to completing the set they are currently registered in.

Program Evaluation

Please share your feedback and comments about our programs and tell us how we’re doing by filling out our online Program Evaluation Form.

  1. City Centre Aquatic Complex

    Physical Address
    1210 Pinetree Way
    Coquitlam, BC V3B 7T8


    Directions


  1. Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex

    Physical Address
    633 Poirier Street
    Coquitlam, BC V3J 6A9


    Directions


Lifeguard Certification

If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard, view the steps (PDF) required.

Bronze Star

  • Basic lifesaving
  • Excellent preparations for success in Bronze Medallion
  • Requirements: Ages 8 to 12 years

Bronze Medallion

  • Learn basic water rescue, first aid and resuscitation techniques.
  • Prerequisites: 13 years or older, or Bronze Star

Bronze Cross

  • Learn advanced lifesaving rescues and basic aquatic leadership skills.
  • Prerequisites: All ages, Bronze Medallion

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

  • Learn primary and secondary assessment skills, personal protective equipment, rescue breathing, one and two rescuer Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and more
  • Prerequisites: Ages 14 years and older

National Lifeguard - Pool

  • Gain an understanding of the principles, good judgment, communication skills and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of a lifeguard
  • Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR Level C, 15 years and older

Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Learn more about volunteering in recreation with the City.