Thornhill Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Facility features - Thornhill

This facility is open. Pool and weight rooms can be used without an appointment. Group fitness still requires an appointment.


Thornhill features

Lane Pool

  • Indoor, six lane, 25 metres
  • Salt water chlorinated
  • Depth from 1.1 to 1.4 meters
  • 27-28 degrees Celsius
  • Accessible lift, ladder entrance and low grade stairs

Dive Tank

  • 1 metre diving board
  • Depth from 3 to 3.7 meters
  • Salt water chlorinated
  • Pool lift and ladder entrance
  • 27-28 degrees Celsius

Hot tub & whirl pool

  • Salt water chlorinated
  • Temperature 39-40 Degrees Celsius
  • Maximum capacity 13 people

Steam room

  • Comfortable lower and upper benches
  • Maximum capacity 12 people
  • Not to exceed 60 degree Celsius
  • 10 x 7 feet
  • Located outside the change rooms on deck

Weight Room

  • Mirrors
  • Free weights
  • Benches
  • Strength machines
  • Squat Cage
  • Cable Pulley Machines
  • Air conditioned
  • Accessible
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age to use the weight room. Youth ages 13-15 must present a City of Calgary Strength Training card/sticker prior to admittance into the weight room/cardio area.

Cardio equipment

  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Upright bike
  • Recumbent bikes
  • Steppers
  • Spin bikes
  • Rowing machine
  • SCIFIT - Recumbent Stepper (accessible)
  • Air conditioned
  • Accessible
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age to use the weight room. Youth ages 13-15 must present a City of Calgary Strength Training card/sticker prior to admittance into the weight room/cardio area.

Universal washroom/change room

  • 4 individual change rooms
  • 1 change room with a shower seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible lockers and change rooms
  • Please note there are NO change tables in these rooms

Swim items for sale

You can buy these items at our Reception desk:
  • Goggles
  • Swim caps
  • Nose plugs

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