With summer camps, classes and lessons, the Leisure Guide is your ticket to keep you and your family active and engaged!


Port Alberni Parks, Recreation and Heritage is proud to offer year-round Red Cross Water Safety and Learn to Swim progressions for Alberni Valley children. In July and August, lessons are offered weekday mornings for two week durations. Please click here for the Summer 2017 Water Safety & Learn to Swim Lessons brochure.

Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard or water safety instructor?  The minimum requirements for employment at most public pools are:  National Lifeguard Award, CPR-C, Standard First Aid Certificate and Red Cross WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Certificate.  Please click here for the Summer 2017 Leadership brochure.


Red Cross Swim Lesson Registration Guide

How to Register


For more information, please contact
Echo Centre Front Desk

4255 Wallace St
Port Alberni BC V9Y 3Y6