City Of Abbotsford  
Recreation - Swimming Lessons

Admissions & Memberships

Facility Admission Rates - Effective September 1, 2019


PRC Facility

Admission Rates

1 Month

3 Month

6 Month

1 Year

Child Under 3 Free* Free* Free* Free* Free*
Child (3 - 12) $3.20 $30 $81 $152 $262
Youth (13 - 17)/
Student with ID
$4.35 $40.50 $106 $202 $343
Adult (18 - 60) $6.15 $56.50 $153 $284 $470
Senior (over 60) $4.10 $39.50 $100 $197 $330
Super Senior (80+)  Free Free   Free  Free  Free
Family $12.65 $114 $315 $572 $968
Toonie Swim/Skate $2
Skate Rental $3.30
Skate Sharpening $6.20 Payment Plan
 Helmet Rentals  $2.20        
Swipe Cards: 10 visits for 10% discount off the cost of 10 regular priced drop-in visits and 20 visits for 20% discount off the cost of 20 regular priced drop-in visits. *Land and water fitness classes are included with admission. Rates include taxes. *Excludes admission to Open Playtime.

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Membership Plus

Membership Plus is an annual membership that allows members to have access to all Abbotsford Parks, Recreation & Culture facilities, and all activities (except registered programs). Prices are listed above in the 1 year column. View our Membership Plus Brochure.

Play your way in 2020
Receive a 1/2 hour Expert Session with the purchase of a Parks, Recreation & Culture membership between January 1 and February 29, 2020 and be entered to win 1 of 20 Action packs.

*One prize per person, no cash value. Draw date March 2, 2020, 10 prizes drawn at both ARC and MRC.

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Flex Pass

We offer a 1 month, 3 month and 6 month membership pass which allows members full access to both Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre. Once you register for a Flex Pass you will be issued a membership card with your photo ID  on it. When you visit a facility you can scan in and enjoy unlimited use. We also offer swipe cards for discounted use. Prices are listed above in the Facility Admission Rates.

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Super Senior Memberships

Visit one of our Recreation Centres to sign up for a membership which entitles you to free drop-in access for Abbotsford residents who are 80 years of age and older. Does not include the Senior Activity membership.

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Senior Activity Memberships

For a fee of $25 per year or $2 for drop-in 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 membership.

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Skate Rentals and Sharpening

Skate sharpening is available during public skate times. Skate Rentals are available at both Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre. We offer both figure skates and hockey skates.

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Childminding Rates and Hours

Childcare is available at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre for up to 1.5 hours per visit. Childminding is not available on Statutory holidays and long weekends. Childminding limits are in effect (8 children per staff, max 16 children). Schedule is subject to change based on attendance levels.

Monday - Friday 8:45 am - 11:45 am 
Saturday 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Monday/Tuesday/Thursdays 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm 
First child $4.60
Additional children  $1.75
10 visit swipe card  $45

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Drop-in Program Rates

Drop-in program rates depend on the activity, and are indicated on the drop-in schedules. View the Drop-Schedules section for specific activity rates. 

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Summer Pass

Children and Youth (Newborns - 17 years) can enjoy unlimited drop-in access at Abbotsford Recreation Centre, Matsqui Recreation Centre and the Centennial Pool all summer long for $20. Please see additional FAQs.

  • Pass can only be purchased at ARC or MRC.
  • Please provide proof of age.
  • Pass is not refundable

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Grade 5 Pass

Drop into Abbotsford Recreation Centre or Matsqui Recreation Centre to get your free Grade 5 Get Active Pass for swimming or skating. A parent or guardian must accompany you when picking up the pass.

  • 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.  
  • FAQ's

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A program that provides UFV students with access to free public transportation in Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack, access to recreation centres (Abbotsford and Mission), and the Campus Connector.

The SUS U-Pass provides UFV students with unlimited access to the ValleyMax transit system of Abbotsford and Mission, as well as the Chilliwack transit system. It is valid in semesterly terms: Fall, Winter, and Summer. 

Please note SUS U-Pass is not valid on the West Coast Express or with TransLink services.

The U-Pass currently gives students access to recreation facilities in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission. This includes swimming pools, ice rinks, fitness classes and weight rooms. 

U-Passes are available at the SUS Office in Abbotsford during regular office hours. Each semester, registered students must obtain a valid U-Pass to benefit from the various services provided by the U-Pass program

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Parks, Recreation & Culture Special Needs Access Program


The Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) Special Needs Access Program provides full-time Abbotsford residents, who have permanent disabilities as confirmed by a physician, with a 50% discount on recreation centre drop-in admissions and memberships.

To make application:

  • Download and complete the application form 
  • Include all necessary documentation as required for proof of Abbotsford residency and proof of permanent disability as confirmed by a physician. 
  • Submit the completed application by fax at 604-854-5077 or in person at Abbotsford City Hall, 3rd Floor, Parks, Recreation & Culture Office.
  • For complete details, please contact the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office at 604-859-3134.



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Gift Cards

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:

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 balance information, please check at Abbotsford Recreation Centre or Matsqui Recreation Centre.

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