Parkinson Recreation Centre

Recreation activities and pre-booking a time at Parkinson Recreation Centre

Parkinson Recreation Centre (PRC) is open to facility members, 10- or 20-visit pass holders, program registrants and those looking to drop-in.  Pre-booking a time slot for your desired space (fitness centre, gymnasium, pool) is strongly encouraged as drop-in access is strictly limited at this time. 

Online Prebooking: Reserve a time slot at PRC

Drop-ins will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, if space allows. Please note that all drop-in users will need to have an online City recreation account to use PRC facilities for contact tracing purposes. Those without active accounts can sign up when they arrive at PRC or in advance by calling 250-469-8800 or emailing recreation@kelowna.ca.

Looking for winter programs? Registration is open at kelowna.ca/recreation.

Provincial health orders at PRC (Jan. 8, 2021): On January 7, the existing COVID-19 health order and province-wide restrictions were extended until February 5, 2021. Please note that there are still no spectators allowed at indoor or outdoor sporting or recreation activities at this time. Some recreation programs remain suspended under the current order including adult sport leagues and adult registered programs with the exception of low-impact fitness programs. Impacted program participants will be contacted directly and cancelled class credits will be applied automatically to accounts. For more details regarding the latest health order and program impacts, visit kelowna.ca/recreation

Masks are required for everyone at PRC including visitors, members, City staff, and instructors in public-access areas. This includes lobbies, change rooms, washrooms, hallways and spectator areas. More details about the masks requirement including exceptions are detailed in the frequently asked questions below.

See below for further details about safety guidelines and frequently asked questions specific to each area/activity. If you need assistance, please contact us at 250-469-8800.

Learn more about the PRC

Parkinson Recreation Centre Reopening - Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase a new pool or facility membership now?

Yes, facility and pool memberships are available! 

If you have questions about memberships or would like to sign up, please call Active Living & Culture at 250-469-8800 or emailing recreation@kelowna.ca.

What spaces are open currently at PRC?

The following spaces are open/closed at Parkinson Recreation Centre: 

Open: PRC fitness centre, PRC pool area, gymnasium, change rooms (note: please come dressed to workout if possible as access may be limited), multi-use rooms (for registered programs only at this time), hot tub. Lockers are available in the fitness centre and pool change rooms.

Please note that the fitness centre, gymnasium and pool are open with limited access through seasonal recreation programs or by PRC members by online reservation. Drop-ins are permitted on a first come, first served basis only if space allows. Drop-in participants will still need to create an account onsite to allow for contact tracing. 

Closed: Steam room and pool viewing area.  

Do I need to wear a mask at City recreation facilities like PRC?

Yes. Following direction from the Provincial Health Officer, additional safety procedures are being implemented for all City staff, instructors and public visiting City recreation facilities including a requirement to wear masks.

This includes common areas and program spaces within City recreation facilities and arenas including lobbies, change rooms, washrooms, hallways and spectator areas. 

 

What exceptions are there to the mask requirements in City recreation facilities?

Common areas where masks are required such as program spaces, foyers, change rooms and program spaces will be clearly marked. Wearing a mask is not recommended:  

  • while engaged in physical activity (such as running on a treadmill or swimming in the pool).  
  • for people with underlying medical conditions that affect their ability to wear a face covering. 
  • for those unable to place, use or remove a face covering safely without assistance. 
  • for individuals who are communicating with someone who is hearing-impaired or has another disability, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication 
  • for children under the age of 2 years old. Masks are recommended for children between 2 and 12 years of age, and required for children 12 years and up as per the latest Provincial direction.

If you have any questions about safety guidelines in place at City recreation facilities, please call 250-469-8800

Do I need to wear a mask during registered programs?

Those registered in programs will need to wear a mask up until the point of engaging in physical activity. That includes entering and exiting the facility, while using washroom facilities or visiting any other common area throughout the recreation facility. 

I’m having issues using the online booking tool, is there another way to reserve a time slot?

If you have any issues using the online reservation system, you can connect with one of our recreation clerks using by calling 250-469-8800. Current phone hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you are a facility member, our clerks should be able to assist you in booking a time.

Why do I need to reserve space/time at PRC online?

The online reservation system is in place so PRC members can be assured that even during peak times, the number of guests in the fitness centre, pool area or gymnasium will be monitored and capped to allow for physical distancing. Drop-ins are permitted on a first come, first served basis, if space allows. Please note that you must have an online recreation account to access drop-in use. Call 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca to set one up in advance.

Can I change or cancel my online reservation?

As COVID-19 regulations restrict the number of participants, if you are unable to make your reservation please call us at 250-469-8800 to cancel.

Please note that non-members cannot reschedule and do not receive a refund for canceled bookings.

Is drop-in basketball available at PRC right now?

Drop-in basketball returned on October 13, 2020. Participants can secure their spot by registering for a time slot in advance using the online reservation system. Drop-ins are permitted only if space allows. Please note that all drop-in users must have an active online City recreation account. Call 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca to set one up in advance.

If you have additional questions about basketball at PRC, please contact one of our clerks at 250-469-8800

What membership accounts are currently active?

Facility membership accounts reactivated on Aug. 4, 2020.

Pool membership accounts reactivated on Oct. 1, 2020.

If you have any questions or concerns about memberships, connect with one of our recreation clerks at 250-469-8800.

PRC Pool and Aquatics Centre

The aquatics facility includes a 25-metre swimming pool, children's play pool, hot tub and steam room. 
Please note that the steam room is closed at this time. 

PRC POOL ONLINE RESERVATION

What are the current pool hours?

PRC Pool Hours - Winter 2021

Monday6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.
Sunday8 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

The pool area will be closed for enhanced cleaning daily from 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. 
Pre-book a time slot online. Drop-ins permitted only if space allows. All drop-in users must have an active online City recreation account. Call 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca to set one up in advance.

What do I need to know before I visit the PRC Pool?
  • Please enter through the Main Entrance doors and check in with our Greeter
  • The small pool will be available for use during bookings. The spray feature will not be turned on at this time. 
  • Physical distancing rules apply to both land and water. While swimming, be sure to maintain distance from other swimmers.  
  • Each pool pre-booking time slot is for 45 minutes. Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your scheduled time and please leave promptly after your timeslot ends. You can book two timeslots back to back, but be aware that cleaning must take place between the two sessions and you'll need to exit the pool for 15 minutes for cleaning to occur. 
  • Lane swim times will be capped to a maximum of 12 swimmers. 
  • Used swim equipment should be placed in the appropriate bins on site for disinfecting. 
  • Please follow any directions from lifeguards on site and adhere to posted signage when moving around the pool areas. 
  • If you or anyone in your household is ill or experiencing symptoms, stay home. 
What safety protocols are in place specific to the pool area?
  • 15 minutes of cleaning and organizing will be done at the end of every lane swim time. 
  • Deeper cleaning will take place twice a day from 10-11 a.m. And 2-3 p.m. During these cleaning times, the pool will be closed.
  • Lane swimming and Aquafit classes will be capped to a maximum of 12 pre-registered or pre-booked participants. 
  • No shared equipment. 
  • Masks are required in all areas other than when engaging in physical activity (such as swimming in the pool).
  • Some spaces may be closed off to allow for better spacing. 
  • Sanitize or wash hands before visiting the pool area and be sure to have a cleansing shower before entering the pool (be aware that shower space may be limited and pre-rinsing at home before visiting is preferred). 
  • Additional signage has been posted in and around the pool area, please adhere to all directions. 

See an overview of safety measures in place at our recreation facilities.  

When will swim lessons be available?

A limited number of children’s swimming lessons are returning to Parkinson Recreation Centre (PRC). A full list of available swim lessons can be found in this Winter's Activity & Program Guide

How will swim registration work when lessons return?

Registration is now available online and over the phone at 250-469-8800. Please note that in-person registration is not available.

All available swim lessons can be found in the online Winter Activity & Program Guide.

What is the DiverseAbilities swim time for? Can anyone book those timeslots?

The DiverseAbilities swim time is open for anyone who may not be comfortable with general lane swimming for an open swim. 

While this swim time is generally reserved for People with DiverseAbilities (cognitive or physical disabilities), anyone who would prefer an open swim environment (no lanes), may not be comfortable in deep water, or needs assistance by holding onto the ledge, can book into the DiverseAbilities time slot online. 

During the DiverseAbilities swim times: 

  • There will not be any lanes available. 
  • It will be an open pool with both the big pool and the small pool available. 
  • An Aquafit class will also be running on the opposite end of the pool.  

If you have additional questions about the available swim times, please connect with us at 250-469-8800

PRC Fitness Centre

The Fitness Centre at Parkinson Recreation Centre includes a circuit training room, weight room and cardio room. The Fitness Centre is open to anyone 13 years and older. Proper attire and footwear are required when using the fitness facilities.

PRC FITNESS CENTRE ONLINE RESERVATION

What are the current hours at the Fitness Centre?

Fitness Centre Hours - Winter 2021

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.6 a.m. - 10 p.m.6 a.m. - 10 p.m.6 a.m. - 10 p.m.6 a.m. - 10 p.m.6 a.m. - 10 p.m.8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Centre closed for cleaning daily from 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m.

Pre-book a timeslot online. Drop-ins permitted only if space allows. Please note that drop-in users must have an active online City recreation account. Set one up in advance by calling 250-469-8800 or email recreation@kelowna.ca.

What kind of safety protocols can I expect when I arrive at the Fitness Centre?
  • Enhanced and more frequent cleaning.
  • Masks are required throughout the fitness centre other than when engaging in physical activity (i.e. running on a treadmill). 
  • Dedicated cleaning times.
    The Fitness Centre will be closed for cleaning daily from 10-11 a.m. & 2-3 p.m. No bookings will be allowed during cleaning hours.
  • Fitness equipment will be intermittently closed off to allow for better spacing (i.e. every other treadmill available for use).
  • Physical distancing is required; please remain 2 metres away from others.
  • Visitors must adhere to all directions, floor markings and signage posted at the facility.
  • Anyone feeling ill or experiencing symptoms are asked to stay home.

See an overview of safety measures in place at our recreation facilities.  

What do I need to know before I visit the PRC Fitness Centre?
  • Each reservation is for a 1-hour time slot. Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your scheduled time and please leave promptly after your timeslot ends. 
  • There is currently limited access to change rooms; arrive dressed to work out. Washrooms are available.
  • Masks are required throughout Parkinson Recreation Centre except when engaged in physical activity. 
  • Please follow directional signage when moving around the fitness centre. 
  • Please sanitize each piece of equipment before and after use with the sanitizer provided.
  • Personal training services are available, phone 250-469-8800 for more information. 
  • If you or anyone in your household is feeling ill or experiencing symptoms, stay home.
Personal Training at Parkinson Recreation Centre

To make the most of your time in the Fitness Centre, consider working with a Personal Trainer. Sessions are by appointment only. Please call 250-469-8800 to book yours today. Age: 13Y and up.

Introduction to Personal Training - $90

  • 3 hours with a Certified Personal Trainer
  • 1 month pass to the Parkinson Recreation Centre (includes fitness centre and pool)

Hourly Rates:

  • One session: $40/hr
  • Five-nine sessions: $35/hr
  • Ten or more sessions: $30/hr

Complete Personal Training forms below and submit to the Parkinson Recreation Centre

Application Form

Get Active Questionnaire 

Reference Document

Parkinson Recreation Fitness Centre Monitors & Orientations

Monitors are certified personal fitness trainers available to assist clients with equipment or workouts. Fitness Centre Monitors are on site for equipment orientations.  Call 250-469-8800 or see bulletin board in fitness centre for the daily schedule.
Please note, the fitness monitor schedule is subject to change so please call 250-469-8800 to confirm.

Monday - Friday6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
 10 a.m.* - 2:30 p.m.
 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

*Thursdays are 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fitness Centre Orientations

Fitness Centre Orientations are available by the Fitness Centre Monitors.  No appointment necessary but please refer to schedule above.

General information about Parkinson Recreation Centre

General information about services and amenities at PRC

General information

Please note that not all services may be offered at this time as PRC reopening plans progress. 

  • Front Counter hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The aquatics facility includes a 25-metre swimming pool, children's play pool, whirl pool and steam room
  • Full size gymnasium
  • Fitness center with three fitness rooms  
  • Meeting rooms, banquet facility, and board room for rentals (see Event and Rentals Planning for bookings)
  • Pickleball courts (see Parkinson Recreation Park for public hours or see below for pre-booking information through Pickleball Kelowna)
  • Play for all playground and outdoor fitness equipment 
  • Personal training options and liaison therapist (navigator)
  • Childminding for children 6 mo to 5 yrs is available M-F from 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. ($30 for 10 tickets; $18 for 5 tickets; $5 for drop-in)
  • The Play Pen is a drop-in playtime for kids up to 5 yrs on weekday mornings from 9:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. (drop-in $4/child)
    Parent or guardian must be present. Free coffee and tea provided for adults
  • Gift certificates for programs and activities are available at Parkinson Recreation Centre
  • To find events held at Parkinson Recreation Centre, visit our event calendar
PRC Phone Hours

Parkinson Recreation Centre phone hours (250-469-8800):

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

During the first week of recreation program registration each season, phone lines will open 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Please be advised that if you call during peak registration times you may experience a busy signal that will require you to call again. We thank you for your patience.

Holiday Phone Hours:

  • December 21, 22, 23, 29 & 30th: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • December 24th: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • December 25 & 26th: Closed
  • December 27 & 28th: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • December 31st: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • January 1st: Closed
PRC Rates
 Single*
Entry
10
Entry
20
Entry
One
Month
Three
Month
Six
Month
One
Year
Adult (19-64)$7.25$57.90$102.40$58.00$153.50$266.04
$44.34/month
$450.27
$37.52/month
Adult Pool Only$5.75$45.10$79.60$45.10$119.44$207.04
$34.51/month
$350.41
$29.20/month
Family**$15.25$124.60$219.80$124.59$329.72$531.35
$88.56/month
$899.20
$74.93/month
Family
Pool Only
$12.00$97.90$170.00$97.95$260.31$419.50
$69.92/month
$709.88
$59.16/month

Youth (13-18)Student***
& Senior (65-74)

$5.25

$43.00$75.80$42.98$113.71$197.07
$32.85/month
$333.54
$27.80/month
Youth, Student & Senior
Pool Only
$4.25$34.00$59.80$33.96$8889.83$155.68
$25.95/month
$263.50
$21.96/month
Senior (75+)$3.25$25.80$45.60$25.79$68.24$118.27
$19.71/month
$200.09
$16.67/month
Senior (75+) Pool Only$3.15$24.90$44.00$24.94$65.95$114.29
$19.05/month

$193.46
$16.12/month

Access Pass (for persons with a permanent disability)

$55.18$110.36
Pool Access       
Children (7-12)$3.15$24.90$44.00$24.94$65.95$114.95
$19.05/month
$193.46
$16.12/month
Preschool (3-6)$1.75$13.80$24.40$13.74$36.40$63.09
$10.52/month
$106.70
$8.89/month

* Single Entry rates include tax. All other rates subject to tax.
** A family includes a maximum of two adults and all of their children under 19 years of age who are related by birth, legal status or marriage and are living in the same household. (Full time students over 18 years, with proof of enrolment, are eligible under a Family Pass.)Infants 2 and under are free.
*** Full time at a recognized Post Secondary Educational institute. A valid Student ID card with expiry must be presented.

  • Pool Pass - Includes public swim, lane and adult swim, whirlpool, hot tub and steam room. 
  • Facility Pass - Includes pool (as above) plus fitness facility and drop-in gymnasium.
  • Three Month Facility Passes include a free group Fitness Centre orientation session.
  • Six Month Facility Passes
  • One Year Facility Passes
  • Access Pass - Combination, program and facility passes available. Must be approved.
  • Scheduled Payment Option available on six month and one year passes plus a $30 annual processing fee.
  • Reciprocal Use at Parkinson Recreation Centre and H2O.  One year memberships are eligible for discounted single entry or punch passes at the other facility. Call 250-469-8800 for more information.
2021 PRC Holiday Hours

2021 Holiday Hours at Parkinson Recreation Centre

Please note that these times may be subject to change.

January 1 (New Year's Day)Closed
February 15 (BC Family Day)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
April 2 (Good Friday)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
April 5 (Easter Monday)6 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
May 24 (Victoria Day)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
July 1 (Canada Day)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
August 2 (Civic Holiday)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
September 6 (Labour Day)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
October 11 (Thanksgiving)Closed
November 11 (Remembrance Day)10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
December 21, 22 & 236 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December 24 (Christmas Eve)6 a.m. - 12 p.m.
December 25 & 26Closed
December 27 & 2810 a.m. - 3 p.m.
December 29 & 306 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December 31 (New Year's Eve)6 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Liaison Therapist at Parkinson Recreation Centre (Navigator)

Please note that Liaison Therapist Services are not currently available. Check back for the latest updates. 

We have partnered with Allied Health (Interior Health Authority) to bridge the gap between acute care services and community services. These services support individuals' self management of their health and include a variety of different health programs to suit your needs. A liaison therapist (Navigator) will be at the Parkinson Recreation Centre (see hours below) to assist the general public with encouragement and direction towards appropriate programming to meet your specific needs. 

Parkinson Pool & Aquatics Centre Admission Policy

Parkinson Pool & Aquatics Centre Admission Policy

  • Children under 7 years of age and under must remain within arm's reach of a parent or adult caregiver at all times
  • A responsible adult or caregiver 16 years or older in the water may supervise up to 3 children under the age of 7 regardless of swimming ability
  • The City of Kelowna reserves the right to alter its Aquatic Centre Schedule at any time, without notice, to meet its operational needs
PRC Pickleball Courts

Pickleball court space at Parkinson Recreation Centre will be available through online bookings only at this time in partnership with Pickleball Kelowna. The online booking tool can be accessed through PickleballKelowna.com or using the link below. Players are asked to clearly mark their balls and refrain from picking up or using others’ balls.

BOOK A COURT SPACE AT PRC PICKLEBALL COURTS

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