The city of Richmond is set to unveil its new state of the art indoor aquatic facility at Minoru Centre later this month.
Slated to open Sept. 21st, it will be one of BC’s largest aquatic centres—with six bodies of water.
It also boasts it will have Canada’s largest hot tub as well as a polar plunge, which it says will be a first in the country for swimmers to enjoy a refreshing temperature of 15 degrees.
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“The Minoru Centre for Active Living is a facility that everyone in the City can be proud of and we are delighted to finally be able to showcase its many features,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie, in a news release.
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The City of Richmond will open its new state-of-the-art Indoor Aquatic Centre at the Minoru Centre for Active Living on Monday, September 21. The facility includes: ▪️ two 25 metre pools with 14 lanes ▪️ a 650 square metre (7,000 square foot) leisure pool featuring a Mega Drop Bucket, a rapid flowing River Channel, slide and Errant Rain Cloud shower ▪️ a cold plunge pool ▪️ Canada's largest hot tub ▪️ over water climbing wall Learn more via the link in our bio. #RichmondBC #MinoruCentre
“While we are only able to provide access in a controlled manner right now due to our COVID-19 safety protocols, we encourage everyone to take some time to come and experience the centre themselves.”
The facility features a 7,000 square foot leisure pool with a mega drop bucket, a rapid flowing river channel, a slide and an errant rain cloud shower.
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Get ready to dive in! The public pools at the Minoru Centre officially open on September 21. We’re excited to see this place come to life. The Minoru Centre was designed with wellness for all ages in mind. The pool area features a cold plunge, sauna, steam rooms, therapeutic sprays, and one of the largest hot pools in Canada. You can find info on how to register at @minorucentre. Stay tuned, more images of this project to come.
There’s also two 25 metre pools with 14 different lanes to suit a variety of recreational and lane swimming needs.
Water lovers will find plenty of activities to take part in from aqua fit classes and a water climbing wall to a drop slide and of course—a diving board.
Minoru Centre has put several added COVID-19 safety measures in place, including reduced capacity and offering limited drop-in sessions on a first come first served basis.
It will be open from 6 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Sundays.
Minoru Centre for Active Living
When: Opens Monday, Sept. 21st 2020
Where: 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond
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