All patrons 12+ years old are required to show proof of VACCINATION or negative TEST (within 3 days), along with photo ID, to enter the facility.See information flyer from Contra Costa Health Services for more details.
All patrons and staff are required to wear masks at all times. The only exception is while in the pool or shower.
- Please read before your visit to be sure you are prepared. Unless otherwise stated in the updated Covid guidelines, these rules still apply
Family Recreation Swim
- drop in during our the Rec Swim hours indicated on the pool schedule. Low capacity limits are required, so a wait list may be used when we are full.
Admission & Supervision Requirements for Children - for safety reasons, all children 8 & under must be attended by and supervised at arms distance in the water and deck area at all times by an adult, with a limit of two children per adult. Children 9-13 may swim with an adult supervising in the facility. We understand that some children who are under 9 may be excellent swimmers, but we enforce this policy for all drop-in swimmers, regardless of skill level. Please do not ask staff the bend the rules.
Swim Wear Required-For safety and pool maintenance reasons, all swimmers are expected to wear appropriate swim attire (swim suits). Rash guards & swim shirts may be worn, but no cotton t-shirts/tanks, street clothes, etc.
All babies and toddlers under 4 must wear a swim diaper (no regular diapers allowed in the pool)
We can train Lifeguard applicants who are not yet certified (selection process includes swim and physical skills test)
Lifeguard Training Course provides American Red Cross certification to participants who pass the written and practical portions of the course. Lifeguard Training is provided throughout the year, with our main goal of training new Lifeguards who want to apply to work at our pools.
Join the fun and learning with this in-water Parent/Child class specifically for tots who are 6 months-4.5 years old.
Advanced registration required. Registration for March classes opens on Feb 7. See flyer for details
We do not know yet when we will be able to resume swim lessons. When we have enough staffing, we will be happy to begin lessons again. Please check back for updates
Our normal (former) swim lesson calendar includes
Saturday sessions at Richmond Swim Center (January-October)
Weekday evening sessions (Mon-Thur) at Richmond Plunge (June-August).
To Register for any Aquatics Program or Class:
Call the Recreation Complex Registration office Mon-Fri from 8:30am-4:00pm
510-620-6793 or Register online
3230 Macdonald Ave Richmond, CA94804