Town of Canmore

Elevation Place Facilities


Aquatics Centre

The Aquatics Centre and change rooms remain closed at this time and will reopen in August, subject to progress on the pool lighting project.


  • This really is the ultimate indoor, aquatic playground. Whether you’re in the mood for lounging along our lazy river, slipping down our water slide or raising your heart rate in our competition-length lap pool, you will be elevated by the experience in our Aquatics Centre. We have designed this space to meet a maximum family-fun factor. A perfect place to relax after a hard workout in the climbing gym or weight room.

Our amenities:

  • 25 metre pool with eight lanes
  • A leisure pool that simulates a beach edge, moving to 1.5 metres deep
  • A lazy river, water slide and a children’s play area
  • A steam room as well as a 25-person hot tub
  • Modern locker rooms with showers
  • On-deck multipurpose room

Need to Know:

  • Children 8 and under require direct supervision of a caregiver
  • Caregivers must be 16 years or older
  • One caregiver is required for every 4 children ages 8 and under
  • Children 9 years of age and older may come to Lane Swim and Public Swim on their own
  • All children attending Family Swim require direct supervision of a caregiver  
  • Children need to be 42” tall to ride on the water slide
  • Infant swimwear requirements include both an absorbent swim diaper and an elastic plastic pant. For your convenience, both are available for purchase at the Customer Experience desk.
  • The minimum height for the water slide is 42"
  • Babies and toddlers should have their diapers checked a minimum of every half hour when they are in the pool
  • Potty trained toddlers and preschoolers should be taken to the washroom every hour when they are in the pool

Climbing Gym

Click here to read about how we are managing the risks of COVID-19 transmission in the Climbing Gym


Our climbing gym is like no other. Designed by the world renowned climbing company Walltopia, our interior will make you forget you’re indoors due to the natural light and open spaces. Our training area has been designed so you can make the most of your climbing experience. Whether you are a beginner or training for international competition, you will love our wall! If you have never climbed before, our staff will show you where and how to start your vertical adventures – It's great family fun for ages 4 years and older! Climbers under 13 years old require adult supervision at all times in the climbing wall. First time at the wall? You must complete a waiver at the Climbing Desk:

  • Climbers 18 years and older require photo ID to sign the waiver.
  • Climbers under 18 years old must have a waiver signed at the climbing desk by their mother or father with photo ID.

Our amenities:

  • 1,000 square meters (11,000 sqr ft) of climbing surface as high as 15 m (45') at its peak
  • Varied terrain with over 100 colour-coded climbs for climbers of all abilities
  • Over 40 climbing lines for top roping or lead climbing
  • Seven automatic belay systems that require minimal training or experience
  • Extensive bouldering terrain
  • Equipment rentals for indoor climbing

Elevation Place Climbing Gym Events Schedule


Plenty of workout space to meet your personal exercise and training goals. Overlooking the new Aquatics centre, enjoy the variety of cardio machines while burning a few calories.

  • 2000 sq. feet of fitness (plus our recently expanded stretching/plyometrics room)
  • 11 pieces of cardio equipment
  • new weight training equipment
  • overlooking the Aquatics centre


The Canmore Public Library has a stunning home in Elevation Place, you will be truly amazed by the natural light and feel that the space offers for browsing books, using the internet, or hanging out reading/working by the indoor fireplace.

Canmore Art Guild

Canmore Art Guild (CAG) was established in 1980 by local area artists and artisans.  Run by volunteers, this gallery displays the diverse media which makes up an art community.  Open Thursday to Tuesday 11am to 5pm, closed Wednesdays.  CAG welcomes new members and art appreciation volunteers!  For more information on CAG please check out their website.


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