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REGISTRATION FOR PUBLIC SWIM RETURNS FOR THE SUMMER.
Registration opens July 19 at 1:00pm for:
July 20 – Aug 6 swims (M-F)
Registration opens August 3 at 1:00pm for:
Aug 9 – Sept 1 swims (M-F)
View public swim times below.

July 2, 2021: We are adjusting operations over the next few weeks as we move into Phase 3 of BC’s restart plan. Please note, this will not be an immediate process and we ask for everyone’s patience during this transition periodCheck back here regularly for updates as changes are made. 

UPDATE July 16:

  • Masks no longer mandatory, but are recommended for those not fully vaccinated and those who wish to wear one. Please be considerate and respectful of each other.
  • Anyone feeling sick is asked to stay home.
  • Access to the pool is now open to everyone (no longer limited to local area residents).
  • Drop in for public swim in effect for July 15, 16 and 19 if space available
    • Maximum capacity in the pool is still limited due to current staffing levels. If you drop in and maximum capacity has already been reached, you will have to wait until someone leaves.
  • Registration required for all summer public swim between July 20 – Sept 1
  • Spectators allowed in lobby area (not pool deck).
  • Steam Room now open
  • Doors open 15 minutes before swim (no earlier). 

For details, click on the topics/FAQ’s below:

Swim Schedule *Subject to Change*

Doors will open 15 minutes before your swim. 

  • Public Swim Schedule (July 5 – Sept 1) *UPDATED JULY 16*
  • Drop in (if space available) in effect for July 15, 16 19. 
  • Registration opens July 19 for July 20 – Aug 6 swims
  • Registration opens Aug 3 for Aug 9 – Sept 1
  • Aquatic Centre CLOSED on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Need to cancel your swim? 48 hours notice is required – if less than 48 hours notice given, a credit/refund will NOT be issued unless we can resell your space. 

Details

  1. Registration returns for summer public swim. 
    1. Registration opens July 19 for July 20 – Aug 6
    2. Registration opens Aug 3 for Aug 9 – Sept 1 
  2. Register:
    1. Online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register
    2. By phone at 250-782-7946 or 250-784-3604
    3. Register in person at Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre (M-F, 8:30am-7:45pm) or City Hall (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm)
  3. The number of spots available for public swim is determined by current staffing levels; as we are able to increase capacity we will provide updates.  
  4. Lane Swim: 
    1. Swim in counter clockwise manner.
    2. Lane available for lap swim during all public swim times. 
    3. Lanes available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  5. Spectators permitted in lobby (not on pool deck). 

What Is Open and Closed During Public Swim?

OPEN: Lap Pool, Leisure Pool, Hot Tub, Water Slide, Sauna, Steam Room, Tot’s Pool, wallet lockers, change rooms & showers, on-deck shower, 1 and 3 Meter Diving Boards, lockers.

CLOSED: lobby washrooms. 

What should I know before I come swimming?

Doors will not open until 15 minutes before your swim.

  • If you are ill, do not come.
  • Bring what you need (towel, filled water bottle, swim diapers, etc.) and leave valuables at home. 
  • Merchandise sales available: goggles, swim diapers (disposable or re-usable), swim caps, nose clips, earplugs).
  • We are operating at reduced capacities due to staffing levels. 
  • Swimmers should be prepared to remove shoes on arrival. Follow direction of travel.

Entering/Exiting the Building. 

  • The doors will open 15 minutes before the scheduled swim (not earlier)
  • Check in with reception staff. 
  • Access now through change rooms. 
  • Remove shoes, then head to the pool deck doors (following directional signs and physical distancing markers). 
  • Swim will last 1 hr and 45 minutes 

Do I need to register for Public Swim?

YES. Registration returns for summer public swim. 

  • Registration opens July 19 for July 20 – Aug 6
  • Registration opens Aug 3 for Aug 9 – Sept 1 
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  • Register:
    1. Online at www.dawsoncreek.ca/register
    2. By phone at 250-782-7946 or 250-784-3604
    3. Register in person at Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre (M-F, 8:30am-7:45pm) or City Hall (M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm)

If you need to cancel, you still need to cancel with 48 hours notice for a credit or refund. 

  • If less than 48 hours cancellation notice given, a credit/refund will ONLY be issued if we can resell your space. 
  • Please call to cancel during business hours.  

Is the Climbing Wall open?

No. The Climbing Wall is closed until further notice. 

Is the Wayne & Bev Dahlen Walking Track open?

Yes. View the Walking Track page for information.