Important Notice to Swim Parents
Children must have the required pre-requisite in order to successfully register into swim levels. Children can only be registered in a class with a start date that is AFTER the last day of the class they are already registered in. Registrations that contravene this requirement will be cancelled.
Canadian Red Cross Swim Program
Richmond Aquatic Services offers the Red Cross Swim Program at the City's aquatic facilities.
Preschool to Swim Kids Transfer Chart
Aquatic Services FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions - Aquatics Lessons
Call the Aquatic Leaders for more information:
Minoru Centre for Active Living: 604-238-8002
3 Ways to Register
- Select a blue button below to browse and register
- 604-276-4300, Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm
- In-person at any community facility. Note: Debit, cheque and cash are also accepted when registering in person
Canadian Swim Patrol - Star Patrol
This program is offered by the Lifesaving Society and delivers "work hard/play hard" training for skilled swimmers and is aligned with the Red Cross program. Included are timed 300-metre swim, 600-metre workout and First Aid.
Special Needs - Child
These lessons are for children requiring special attention in the water. The aim is to arrange for volunteers for each participant upon request. Class size: 3
Adult Lessons (Adult Basics & Adult Strokes)
These lessons are designed for adults ranging from beginner to competent swimmers working to develop proficiency in one or more strokes. Instruction is adapted to class needs and goals.
Swimming Lessons - Private/Semi-Private
These lessons are to master a specific swimming stroke or skill with one-on-one focused instruction in private lessons. Lessons for two individuals with similar swimming abilities/goals are also offered. All lessons are taught by certified instructors.
Lifeguarding & Aquatic Instructor Training Courses
Interested in becoming a lifeguard or aquatic instructor? Find out all of the details here.