Childcare is available at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre for ages 6 months to 12 years. Childminding is not available on Statutory holidays and long weekends. Childminding limits are in effect and can be reserved up to 25 hours in advance. Schedule is subject to change based on attendance levels.
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Friday 9:15 am - 11:15 am Saturday 10:15 am - 11:45 am Rate per child $2.50
We offer a 1 month, 3 month, 6 month and yearly rec pass which allows patrons full access to both Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre. Once you register for a Rec Pass you will be issued a card with your photo ID on it. When you visit a facility you can scan in and enjoy unlimited use. We also offer 10 and 20 session passes for discounted use. Prices are listed above in the Facility Admission Rates.
Pre-Authorized Payment Plan program
Is an optional payment plan, which provides an opportunity to make monthly payments for City of Abbotsford Annual Passes. Enjoy the convenience of monthly pass payments at our annual rates. All for no additional fees. Ask a Customer Service Representative about our Annual Pass Payment Plan Option or fill out the information and drop it off to Matsqui Recreation Centre or Abbotsford Recreation Centre.
Effective January 1, 2022: Visit one of our Recreation Centres to sign up for an annual Rec pass which entitles you to free drop-in access for Abbotsford residents who are 75 years of age and older. Proof of age and residency required.
For a fee of $25 per year you can enjoy the many activities that the Senior Activity Centre has to offer. Please note that access to activities and programs outside of regular programming time are not included in the pass.
- Skate sharpening is available during public skate times for $6.30.
- Skate rentals are available for $3.35 at both Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre. We offer both figure skates and hockey skates.
- We offer a limited amount of Helmet rentals for $2.25
Seasonal and Speciality Admissions
Gift Cards are a great way to give the Gift of Recreation and we have lots of varieties for all occasions. They are simple and easy to use and can be redeemed for:
- Rec Passes
Gift cards are available at Abbotsford or Matsqui Recreation Centres and the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office at City Hall.
Use of this Gift Card constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions. Present this Gift Card as payment towards any Abbotsford Parks, Recreation & Culture program or service. Gift Cards cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash. If your Gift Card is lost, stolen, destroyed or used without authorization it cannot be replaced. This Gift Card has no expiry date. Purchase amount will be deducted from the unused balance remaining on the Gift Card, with any excess purchase price payable at time of purchase.
For gift card balance information, please inquire with the Abbotsford Recreation Centre or Matsqui Recreation Centre.
Pass is valid September 8, 2021 to August 31, 2022.
- Please bring a copy of Birth Certificate with you.
- Please provide proof of residency.
- If you do not live in Abbotsford but attend school in SD34, please have a teacher write a letter to indicate that you are in Grade 5 at an Abbotsford school.
Children and Youth (1 - 17 years) can enjoy unlimited drop-in access at Abbotsford Recreation Centre, Matsqui Recreation Centre and Centennial Pool all summer long for $20.
- Pass is valid June 30, 2022 to September 5, 2022.
- Pass can be purchased by phoning ARC or MRC or online through your account on direct2rec.com
- Please provide proof of age
- Pass is not refundable
View the Frequently Asked Question's for further information.