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.Seeinformation flyer from Contra Costa Health Services for more details.
All patrons and staff are required to wear masks at all times. Only exception is while in the pool or shower
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.
Swim Diapers- all babies and toddlers under 4 must wear a swim diaper in the pool (no regular diapers allowed)
We hire Lifeguards year-round
APPLY ONLINE We can train Lifeguard applicants who are not yet certified (selection process includes swim and physical skills test).
American Red Cross Lifeguard Course provides training and 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, firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be alerted when the next course is scheduled.
LITTLE SPLASHERS CLASS 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 is required. March classes registration opens Feb 7. See flyer for details.
We do not know yet when swim lessons will resume. When we have enough staffing, we will be happy to start lessons again. Please check back for updates
Our normal (former) swim lesson calendar includes:
Saturday sessions at Richmond Swim Center (Jan-Oct)
Weekday evening sessions (Mon-Thur) at Richmond Plunge (June-Aug)
To Register for any Aquatic Class: Call the Recreation Complex Registration office Mon-Fri from 8:30am-4:00pm
510-620-6793 3230 Macdonald Ave Richmond, CA94804 or Register online