VGH Fitness & Wellness Centre - Vancouver General Hospital

Discover the best kept secret at Vancouver General Hospital! The VGH Fitness and Wellness Centre welcomes all VCH employees and members of the community who are 19 years and older.

Public pricing

  • $30.00 / 1 month
  • $80.00 / 3 months
  • $150.00 / 6 months
  • $280.00 / year

VCH Staff pricing

  • $12.00 payroll deduction per paycheque (F/T VCH payroll employees only) 

Membership application

In order to become a member, please fill out the membership application form and bring it to the Wellness Centre while the Attendant is working (you can download the membership form and schedule in the resources tab below). 

For public/non-payroll members, please bring cash or cheque for membership fees. When you arrive, there is a doorbell and the Attendant will open the door for you. 

For renewal or cancellation, you can either drop off the form in the mail box slot outside the entrance or give it to the Attendant when he/she is working. 

One day trial

If you would like to try out the gym for one day, please fill out the One Day Trial Waiver form (in the resources tab below) and bring it to the Wellness Centre while the Attendant is working.


  • Convenient - The centre is located on-site in the Heather Annex, Heather Pavilion. It can be accessed from the Heather parking lot entrance, or through the tunnel.
  • Well-equipped - The centre is well equipped with state of the art machines for cardiovascular fitness and weight training, as well as, a variety of fitness classes. 
  • Safety - Only members are able to enter through card access, and all members must wear a shoe tag (with tag colour rotations done annually).  The centre is unsupervised, and we recommend that you exercise with a friend, or let someone know that you are at the centre.
  • Amenities - Towel and water service is available.  Please bring your own water bottle, as disposable cups are not provided.  Showers and lockers are provided for use during work-out times only. 

Vancouver General Hospital - Heather Annex Pavillion

855 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4774

Hours of operation

?Open 7 days a week from 5 a.m. ? 11 p.m. (including holidays)

Dial 84 to reach security if the doors are locked. 

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

 Download parking rates for VCH facilities