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Outdoor Pool, sports and recreation facilities

Sports extérieurs valcartier

Outdoor Pool

  • Schedule and Rates

    Outdoor pool opening

    July 1st to August 20, 2023 - Free for all! 

    Monday to Friday
    • Wading Pool 9:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
    • Lane swim 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.
    • Free swim 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday
    • Free swim (3 swim lanes) 10:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m
    • Free swim 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    * Schedule subject to change without notice.

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    For rates, check out our Membership, Rates and Privileges page.
  • Outdool Pool

    With a length of 25 meters and a capacity of five lap swimming lanes, our outdoor pool is the perfect place to cool off during the summer months.  
    The water temperature is between 81oF and 83oF.

    Sliding and jumping boards
    We offer a small slide in the shallow end and a 1-meter diving board in the deep end. 

    Maximum capacity
    150 bathers

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  • Wading Pool

    We offer a wading pool of a maximum of 0.59 meters.  This environment allows you to swim safely with your little ones.
    The water temperature is between 87oF and 89oF.

    Maximum capacity
    49 bathers

    Piscine extérieure base valcartier
  • Operation and regulations
    Here's how the swim goes.
    • Take a shower  
    • Have fun in the pool or wading pool 
    • Accompany children 11 years old and under (16 years old and over)
    • Get out of the water quickly when the whistle blows, collect your personal belongings and leave the pool
    • Respect the maximum capacity of 150 people.
  • Guided Activities
    Would you like more information on our opportunity to conduct a guided activity in any of our pools?
    Contact our aquatic coordinator now, Geneviève Perreault, (418) 844-5000 Ext: 8080.
  • Indoor Pool
    We also have an indoor pool located at the Sport Centre (Bldg 516)
    For the detail, check out the Sport Centre's page Here

Outdoor sports and recreation facilities

  • BMX Park
    Located in Cannon Park near the residential sector
  • Skateboard and In-Line Skating Park
    Open Monday to Sunday, from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm (building 173).
  • Obstacle Course (PFO)
    Completely redone in 2009, the obstacle course has 28 obstacles over a distance of 775 metres. It is reserved for members of the military only.
  • Recreation Parks
    There are four parks in the Valcartier Base residential areas: Parc Vanier, Parc Garceau, Parc Beauvais and Parc Cannon.
  • Outdoor skating ring
    Outdoor skating ring (Bldg 173) located near CANEX.
    Open during the winter season.  
  • Fitness Track with Exercise Stations
    Located near the Sports Centre in a wooded area, this 1.5-kilo metre track has nine exercise stations.
  • Multifunctional track with exercise stations
    This 6.3 kilometer long track circles the base and offers four training areas that can accommodate 10 people at a time.
  • Outdoor facilities
    • 2 lighted tennis courts
    • 4 softball fields (1 lighted)
    • 3 soccer fields for 11 people
    • 2 soccer fields for 7 people
    • 2 soccer fields for 4 people
    • 2 basketball fields
    • 2 beach volley-ball field (sand)
    • 2 skating rinks
    • 2 dekhockey surfaces
    • 1 multipurpose training surface 100 meters X 200 meters
    • 6 horse shoes pits
    • Multipurpose Track with Exercise Stations
    • This 6.3-kilometre track circles the base and has four exercise stations that can accommodate up to 10 people at a time.