Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre features an Olympic-sized 50-metre pool, springboards, dive towers, variable depth pool and viewing gallery.


The Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre is part of the group of facilities located within the
1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness.

  • The Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre opened in 1985 to serve the needs of Southern Alberta resident
    • Max Bell Pool hosts many of the community‚Äôs competitive swim clubs and water sport related clubs in Lethbridge including the LA Swim Club, Masters Swim Club, Lethbridge Synchrobelles, Lethbridge Dive Club, Lethbridge Special Olympics and others
    • Pool offers: private swim lessons, lifeguard courses & pool rentals for swim groups and birthday parties
    • Popular venue for special events, swim meets, school group rentals and other community organization requirements
  • Built at a cost of $5.5 million and named to acknowledge the centre's major benefactor, the Max Bell Foundation

Facility Features

  • 50-metre training facility featuring several springboards, a 3-metre and 5-metre dive tower and 12.5 x 21 metre hydraulically-operated, movable floor that can be set from zero depth to six feet.
  • Two electrically driven bulkheads allow up to three major activities to take place at once
  • Olympic sized Pool has a capacity of 3.5 million litres of water or 760,000 gallons
  • Adjacent viewing gallery, located on the second level; seats 350