Skating and 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Please note, your child will be withdrawn from a program(s) if registered in more than one lesson set, or if they are registered in future lesson sets prior to completing the set they are currently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.
BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Recreation Activities
As of Sept. 13, proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain places and programs, as outlined by the provincial government.
Visitors 12 years and older will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card prior to entry at a City facility include:
Events, including recreational programs, with more than 50 people
Sports, weight rooms, gymnasiums, fitness/dance studios (12-21 years exempt if a youth-specific program)
Arenas when being used for adult sport
Indoor ticketed sporting events
Proof of vaccine will not be required at the following:
Recreational activities and programs with less than 50 participants other than those which are considered adult sport, exercise, fitness or dance activities.
Swimming pools (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex)
Arenas when not being used for an event or adult sport (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, Poirier Forum)
Child- and youth-specific sport and recreation programs
Before and after school programs
Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
Rehab or exercise therapy programs
For parents, attendants and support people acting in a service capacity
Safety protocols are in place at all City facilities to ensure the safety of program participants and staff.
The Provincial Mask Mandate states that masks are mandatory for all people 5 years and older regardless of vaccination status. Specific to the community recreation setting, masks must be worn in common areas but may be removed during physical activity (sport and exercise).
The following individuals are exempt from mask wearing:
Children under 5
People who are unable to wear a mask due to psychological, behavioural or health condition, or a physical, cognitive or mental impairment
People who cannot remove a mask on their own
Program withdrawal fees for programs
The following withdrawal fees will apply to fall 2021 programs:
No withdrawal fee if withdrawal is more than 5 days from beginning of the program
$5 withdrawal fee if withdrawal is within 5 days of the program starting
$5 withdrawal fee if program has started
Exceptions: Camps require 10 days advance notice to avoid the $5 service fee.
Regular drop-in rates are now in-effect for all drop-in and pre-registered drop-in activities. For more information about drop-in programs, click here.
Note: Capacity restrictions will be enforced for both pool and arena drop-in programs.
To view all the drop-in and pre-registered drop-in opportunities, click here.
Virtual Fitness Programming
Check the Virtual Programming page for everything you need to know about all the 'virtual' programming available for those who want to stay fit from the comfort of their home. Don’t forget about our CoquitlamSPIRIT fitness playlist! New videos are added regularly and there are options for all abilities..
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