Government Regulations and Guidelines

The BC and Yukon governments regulate swimming pools through their respective Public Health Act Swimming Pool Regulations last updated in BC in 2012.  In BC further guidance is provided through the BC Guidelines for Pool Design Version 2 and the BC Guidelines for Pool Operations Version 2.  

Additional guidance is provided by Environment Health Services' Pool Safety Plan, Guide for Pool Operators template.  The template provides information regarding content health regions require within a pool safety plan.  

The following links are provided:

Yukon Health and Social Services oversees recreational facilities in the territory.  Like BC they have their own Public Pool Regulations and support the safe operation of public pools through Yukon Health and Social Services.  

The following links are provided;