14300 Entertainment Blvd.
Richmond, BC V6W 1K3
Public Swim Info: 604-276-4300
Watermania Location Map
Recreation Centres Map
Pool and Fitness Centre Hours of Operation:
- Monday to Saturday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 10:00pm
- Holidays: 10:30am - 8:30pm
For details as to when specific portions of the facility are open, please see schedule link below.
Please check Special Events & Pool Closures link for specific pool areas that may be closed due to special events.
Aquatics Special Events Closures - Fall 2016
2016 Watermania Fall Schedule
Fall Fitness 2016
For a listing of drop-in fees, passes and visit cards, visit Admission Fees.
Annual Aquatic Fitness Challenge
Richmond Aquatics Fitness Challenge is an annual event designed to encourage regular physical activity and fun competition through participation in activities for an average of 2.5 times weekly over 3 months. Learn more about the Aquatic Fitness Challenge.
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines
The brochures below are intended to provide you with information on some of the basic guidelines we have in place for the safety and enjoyment of everyone who visits the facility. While not a complete list of all facility guidelines, the following information focuses on the most common questions and concerns.
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - English version
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Chinese Simplified version
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Chinese Traditional version
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Filipino version
Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Punjabi version
Richmond's Aquatainment Centre
This facility is part of the Riverport Sports and Entertainment Complex and has easy access off of Highway 99 via exit 32, Steveston Highway east.
Watermania offers a complete aquatic and fitness experience all under one roof.
Facility features include:
- 57 metre competition pool with movable bulkhead
- 1 and 3 metre spring boards, plus 5 metre tower
- wave pool with interactive water play features - includes a large seahorse that pours water into a giant tipping bucket, a fun tot slide, and a variety of interactive sprayers and water wheels
- 2 exciting waterslides
- steam room and sauna
- 2 large whirlpools
- 3,000 square foot Fitness centre equipped with cardiovascular, strength and toning machines, as well as free weights
- 2 air-conditioned multipurpose rooms, with a wood sprung floor, available for fitness classes, birthday parties, meetings and room rentals
The facility provides both universal and disabled change rooms and is fully wheelchair accessible.
Included within the facility are the Watermania Sports Therapy Clinic (Phone: 604-448-9616), the Swim & Fitness Shop (Phone: 604-277-1260) and the Surfside Galley concession.
Watermania is a BCRPA Facility Excellence Award Winner and has been voted Richmond’s best family amusement centre.
For family fun ... just add water. Come visit us at Watermania!
IMPORTANT NOTICE - RE: Waterslides
Due to safety codes and manufacturer's requirements, only "single riders" are permitted in any one waterslides flume.
Parent and child "double riding" is not permitted. Please note children must be 7 years of age or older and 1.2 metres tall to ride on the Watermania waterslides.
Joint Replacement Programs
Watermania offers registered pre and post operative programs for individuals having knee or hip replacements. There is an opportunity to learn about the program during the Orientation Class. While we prefer that this class is taken prior to enrolling in the program, exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. You will be required to complete the following consent form prior to joining any of the Joint Replacement programs described below.
Joint Replacement Program Consent Form
Joint Replacement - Orientation
Gain an understanding of the JR2 class format, exercise and guidelines before beginning the program. An ability level evaluation is included along with a short Aquatic workout. This land and water based exercise program was developed in partnership with Richmond Health Services. It helps to increase the surgical optimization of joint replacement candidates.
Joint Replacement Recovery (JR2)
This pre and post-operative recovery program helps patients improve range of motion and muscular strength before and after total hip or knee replacement. The program includes land and water based exercise. Clients are able to take part in either or both of these options. Progression to the weight room is added once more intensive activity is recommended. Physiotherapist referral is usually required.
Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 - 2:15 pm
Please call Jeannie Mansell at 604-448-5358 for more information.
PAR-Q+ (The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone)
When you take part in any fitness activity at a City facility you will be asked to either complete a PAR-Q+, read the large poster version of the form, or to confirm you have completed the online version of the questionnaire, or complete and print the form here Par Q Questionnaire. This form is designed to identify people for whom a change in physical activity may pose a risk.