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Richmond Art Gallery, Britannia Shipyards, South Arm Outdoor Pool re-opening

By Hannah Scott, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Published 1:10 PDT, Tue July 21, 2020

More Richmond facilities are re-opening this week despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richmond Art Gallery will have limited public access—admitting a maximum of 10 people at a time—starting Thursday. The gallery is accessible through a new temporary entrance at the northeast side of the Richmond Cultural Centre (7700 Minoru Gate).

Visitors to the art gallery can drop in, but are encouraged to pre-book their visit in advance by calling 604-247-8363 or emailing Opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday from noon to 4:30 p.m.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site will re-open its main shipyard building only starting Thursday. A maximum of 30 people will be admitted at a time. Visitors can drop in Thursday to Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

South Arm Outdoor Pool will re-open Saturday, via pre-registration only. Bookings can be made up to seven days in advance, or as close as two hours ahead of a session start time if space is available.

Register online at using your MyRichmond account or by phone at 604-276-4300. 

Updates on re-openings will be shared at and city social media channels.

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