Colonel J. J. Parr Sports Centre - Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake

Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, AB, CANADA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Colonel J. J. Parr Sports Centre - Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake
Corner of Timberline and Kingsway, 4 Wing Cold Lake
Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, AB T9M 2C5
(780) 840-8000 ext. 8840

Adult Admission Price & Policy

CAD 7.00; SC(55) CAD 5.00. [August, 2019]
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Visiting military personnel: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 6 lanes, 1.5m - 3.5m depth, indoors, 80ºF (27ºC).
One 1m diving board.


From the base main gate go straight to the corner of Timberline and Kingsway. The centre is right after the Canex (base shopping) and easy to spot. The base is not controlled entry.
54.41537, -110.27270

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

The facility also has a water slide and wading pool for kids and an ice hockey rink, weight room, racquetball/squash courts, and sauna.
Check the website for schedules.

Facility Reviews

A very, very nice facility.
This used to be a very nice facility, until non-swimmers campaigned to have the pool temperature increased from 78ºF (26ºC) to levels that are unbearable for sustained swimming, but quite nice for a leisurely community bath! Staff will not post pool temperatures.
[May, 2013]
The temperature has since been stabilized to 80ºF. It's still not ideal for sustained swimming but certainly bearable compared to earlier temperatures.
[November, 2013]