Richmond Swim Center

4300 Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA 94804
(Enter on S. 45th Street, next to Kennedy High School)


Community Services Department
Paula Cooper-Tipton, Aquatics Coordinator

Fall Pool Schedule 

(Sept 1-Dec 31)

Pool Rules


LIFEGUARD COURSE - Get Certified Sept 14-16
Register in person or online (see registration info below)

Our American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course
 provides certification to participants who pass the written and practical portions of the course. Lifeguard Training is offered throughout the year with our main goal of training Lifeguards who want to apply to work at our pools. 
Please email for more information, of if you would like to be alerted when the next course is scheduled.

Fall Lessons Schedule & Levels

REGISTER NOW for adult & child lessons for ages 3+. Registration dates listed under Pool Notices 
No refunds or transfers, so please reg
ister for the appropriate level or class. 
Call or email if you need help selecting the correct level for your child.
During the months of February - November, we offer Saturday-only sessions. During the summer, we offer weekday evening  and Saturday sessions. 

To Register for any Aquatics Class:
Visit the Recreation Complex Registration office - Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm
3230 Macdonald Ave
RichmondCA 94804
Register online

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 to bend the rules. 

Swim Wear Required

For safety and pool maintenance reasons, please be advised that all swimmers are expected to wear appropriate swim attire (swim suits). Rash guards & synthetic swim shirts may be worn, but no cotton t-shirts/tanks, street clothes, etc.  
All babies and toddlers 4 & under must wear a swim diaper (no regular diapers). 


 Front of Richmond Swim Center 
  • 8/27: Register for September Swim Lessons
  • 9/1: Richmond Plunge CLOSED for construction
  • 9/3: Pools Closed for Labor Day 
  • 9/8: September Lessons begin
  • 9/10: Pools Closed for Admissions Day
  • 9/24: Register for October Swim Lessons
  • 10/8: Pools Closed for Indigenous People's Day
  • 10/13: October Lessons begin
  • 10/22: Register for November Swim Lessons
  • 11/3: November Lessons begin