Pools & Waterplay



watermania building

14300 Entertainment Blvd.
Richmond, BC V6W 1K3
Phone: 604-448-5353
Fax: 604-448-5354

Public Swim Info: 604-276-4300

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PDF Document Recreation Centres Map

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Schedules and Fees
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.

PDF Document Special Events and Pool Closures 2016
PDF Document Watermania 2016 Spring Schedule
PDF Document Spring 2016 Fitness Schedule

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.    

PDF Document Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - English version
PDF Document Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Chinese Simplified version
PDF Document Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Chinese Traditional version 
PDF Document Aquatic Services Information and Guidelines - Filipino version        
PDF Document 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:

  • Watermania play structure57 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!

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. 

Highlighted Programs
Joint Replacement Programs 
Watermania offers registered pre and post operative programs for individuals having knee or hip replacements. There is a continual intake of participants, so you can join at any time. You will be required to complete the following consent form prior to joining any of the Joint Replacement programs described below. 

PDF Document Joint Replacement Program Consent Form

Joint Replacement - Pre-Op

Developed in partnership with Richmond Health Services, this land and water-based exercise program helps to increase the surgical optimization of joint replacement candidates. Gentle exercises are performed both on land and in a supportive and restorative aquatic environment.

Mondays and Thursdays    1:40 - 2:45 pm   

Joint Replacement Recovery (JR2) Level 1
This post-operative recovery program helps patients improve range of motion and muscular strength following 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

Joint Replacement Recovery (JR2) Level 2
For graduates of JR2. This joint replacement post-rehab program begins in the fitness centre using stationary bikes and weight machines for the first half of the class, then joins with the JR2 level 1 group for water exercise.

Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 - 2:15 pm

Please call Carol Lepine 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 PDF Document Par Q Questionnaire. This form is designed to identify people for whom a change in physical activity may pose a risk.