Operated by the City of Port Alberni the Echo Aquatic and Fitness Centre offers people of all ages and abilities fun, fitness, relaxation, and improved health.
LOCATION AND HOURS:
4255 Wallace Street, Port Alberni BC V9Y 3Y6 Map
General inquiries: (250) 720-2514*Hours of operation are 6 am - 9 pm Monday to Friday, and 8 am - 8 pm Saturday and Sunday. CLASSES AND INSTRUCTION: The facility hosts instruction in a variety of areas: Red Cross Water Safety and Learn to Swim lessons, Aqua Fitness and Gentle Aqua Fitness classes, Aquatic Leadership courses, and introductory sessions for Masters and Synchronized Swimming, with aquatic professionals.
FULLY ACCESSIBLE: The Aquatic Centre is fully accessible and has four large family change rooms equipped with lifts, shower chairs and gurneys, allowing access to the Main Pool and Tot's Pool via the zero depth ramp, or with lifts.
TSUNAMI SWIM CLUB: Echo Aquatic and Fitness Centre is proud to be the home of the Tsunami Swim Club for competitive swimming in the 6 lane, 25 meter Olympic Short Course section of the main pool.
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES: Facility rentals for private functions are welcome welcome. Bather maximum: Main Pool - 345; Tot's Pool - 24; Whirlpool - 24. Bleacher seating for 280 people is available. A variety of drop in sessions are open for one or more activities in the main pool, whirlpool, dry sauna and fully equipped gymnasium. The warmer Tot's Pool makes Echo a perfect place for families with young children. The main pool features one meter and three meter springboards, trapeze, rope swing, monkey bars, two slides and pace clocks.
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