Big Marble Go Centre

Big Marble Go Centre logoBig Marble Go Centre offers a wide variety of recreation options for individuals, families and groups to meet, grow, laugh, explore and more.

Whether you want to get fit, learn a new skill, make new friends, or spend time with the family, Big Marble Go Centre has something for everyone. The building is fully accessible and ample, free parking is available.

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Child minding information

Ages
Infants three months old to children seven years old

Fees

  • $3.00 for the first hour, $1.50 for each additional half hour
  • Bulk passes available 

Bulk passes are non-transferable, each child must have their own bulk pass

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Check in and payment
Pre-payment at the front desk is required for child minding.

General policies

  • Parents/guardians must remain in the building while using child minding services unless they are participating in an outdoor program (a cell phone number is required)
  • Children are to be dropped off and picked up promptly
  • Parents/guardians are to provide diapers and wipes that their child may require
  • Outside shoes must be removed outside the child-minding room. Socks must be worn once inside the room to ensure safety and cleanliness
  • Due to the potential for serious allergic reactions, there is no food allowed in the child-minding area. Children are encouraged to have their snack in the main lobby or at one of our food services locations under the supervision of their parent/guardian before or after care. As an additional safety measure, allergies should be brought to the attention of the child-minding caregivers.
  • Personal belongings are to be labeled and must be removed from the child-minding area upon departure. Please do not leave valuables in your child's bag or backpack. We are not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • Child-minding caregivers will not administer medication to children and medications should not be brought to the child-minding Area. Emergency medications such as EpiPens are an exception, and any emergency medication will be placed in the Emergency medication bin. 
  • Do not bring your children if they have a rash, cough, fever, diarrhea, nausea or are vomiting

Fees and memberships

Purchase a pass    Cancellation and refund policy

  • GST is included in all fees.
  • Students must show proof of enrolment.
  • Passes include access to all Big Marble Go Centre fitness classes and member facilities.
  • Group rate 10% off 10 or more admissions.
  • Please note a family pass may include a maximum of two adults and the children, youth, and/or students of the same household to a maximum of seven family members.
Daily admission
 Age2023 Fee2024 Fee
Tots (2 years and under) $0.00 $0.00
Child (3-12 years) $6.25 $6.50
Youth (13-17 years) $7.50 $7.75
Student (18+, enrolled) $7.50 $7.75
Adult (18-59 years) $11.75 $12.25
Seniors (60+ years) $9.75 $10.25
Family $25.25 $26.25
Multi-visit pass (10-uses)
 Age2023 Fee2024 Fee
Tots (2 years and under) $0.00 $0.00
Child (3-12 years) $55.75 $58.50
Youth (13-17 years) $68.50 $69.75
Student (18+, enrolled) $68.50 $69.75
Adult (18-59 years) $105.00 $110.25
Seniors (60+ years) $88.50 $92.25
Family $229.00 $236.25
Monthly continuous pass
 Age2023 Fee2024 Fee
Tots (2 years and under) $0.00 $0.00
Child (3-12 years) $30.00 $31.50
Youth (13-17 years) $37.50 $39.50
Student (18+, enrolled) $37.50 $39.50
Adult (18-59 years) $57.25 $60.25
Seniors (60+ years) $49.00 $51.25
Family $126.00 $132.00
31-day pass
 Age2023 Fee2024 Fee
Tots (2 years and under) $0.00 $0.00
Child (3-12 years) $34.25 $35.00
Youth (13-17 years) $41.50 $43.00
Student (18+, enrolled) $41.50 $43.00
Adult (18-59 years) $61.50 $64.00
Seniors (60+ years) $53.50 $55.50
Family $130.75 $136.00
Annual facility pass
 Age2023 Fee2024 Fee
Tots (2 years and under) $0.00 $0.00
Child (3-12 years) $360.00 $375.00
Youth (13-17 years) $445.75 $470.00
Student (18+, enrolled) $445.75 $470.00
Adult (18-59 years)

$687.00

$720.00

Seniors (60+ years) $587.75 $610.0
Family

$1512.00

$1,575.00

Fair Entry

The Fair Entry program helps low income families and individuals afford popular city programs.

Fair Entry program

Accessibility and inclusion

  • The lobby, Cenovus Arena, gymnasium, change rooms (with showers), steam room and pool viewing area all have level entries. 
  • The wave pool and lazy river can be accessed from a ramped entrance off the pool deck, while a portable seated lift provides access to the 50m pool and hot tub. 
  • The fieldhouse change rooms have level entry. A decline ramp takes you down to field level for viewing.
  • Special fitness equipment can be adapted for varying needs is accessible by elevator.

Hours of operation

Regular service
Monday to Thursday 5:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday 5:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
See below for Kinsmen Aquatic Park hours of operation
Kinsmen Aquatic Park - Lane Swim
Monday to Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Kinsmen Aquatic Park - Waves/Dive Tank/Slide
Monday to Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Hours of operation in the Kinsmen Aquatic Park may be subject to change without notice.

Child Minding
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Holiday hours
HolidayHours
New Years Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Family Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Good Friday Closed
Easter Monday Regular hours
Victoria Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Canada Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Heritage Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Labour Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Remembrance Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Regular opening hours
Closed at 4:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
New Year's Eve 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
New Year's Eve Fest - 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.