Richmond Plunge

Address

1 East Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801
510-620-6820


Contact 
Paula Cooper-Tipton, Aquatics Coordinator
paula_cooper-tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us  
510-620-6831
 or
Community Services Department
510-620-6793
CSDregistration@ci.richmond.ca.us 

If you would like to receive email updates about City of Richmond pools, please email your first and last name to Richmond_Plunge@ci.richmond.ca.us 


POOLS ARE NOW OPEN for LANE RESERVATIONS 

  

NO DROP-INS are allowed at either pool. All swimmers must reserve lane time to enter the facility. This is for ages 16+ Adult Lap swim and exercise.

If you are interested in Family Recreational Swim time, please check back later this summer.

Pool Rules & Special Information



Please read and become familiar with the pool rules before you visit to be sure you are prepared.
If you have any questions, please ask the Aquatics staff.




POOL SCHEDULE & PROGRAMS


REGISTER FOR POOL USE

​All patrons must register for lane time and space in advance. There is no in-person registration at the pool.

Registration Schedule

Pool Reservation Dates Registration Opens
Richmond Residents 
Registration Opens
Non Residents
1st- 15th of the month
25th* of prior month: 8:30am 25th* of prior month: 1:00pm
16th- end of the month 10th of the month: 8:30am 10th of the month: 1:00pm

*or previous weekday if the first day of registration falls on weekend/holiday

Instructions for Reserving Lane Times Online

  1. Create an Active Net account. Use the link or type the following into the URL https://apm.activecommunities.com/richmond (Family members can be added into the same account.)
  2. Under “Activities” select “Aquatics”
  3. Select the pool where you’d like to swim
  4. Be sure to read the Lane descriptions under Description and the new pool guidelines (click “Read More” in Blue)
  5. Click the green “Enroll Now” button off to the right, then select which participant (if there’s more than one in your account)
  6. In the appropriate TIME and *LANE/SECTION, click “Select Dates”. Once the calendar appears select the dates you are interested in. Selecting dates will add them to your cart.  Black means available, gray means not available. Do not click "Add to Cart" unless you are ready to check out. If the Select Dates button is not there, it means that it’s no longer available for the remainder of the registration dates.
  7. After selecting all the dates and times/lanes, click green “Add to Cart” button.
  8. Toward the bottom of the page, initial that you’ve read and agree to all the guidelines and check mark the box for the waiver, then click Check out
  9. Add your payment information, then pay.

Note: it’s very helpful to write down the dates/times while you are selecting them. But you can also use the Instructions in the document “Finding Your Registered Days and Times” 

Please read our REFUND POLICY for Lane Reservations and Lane Changes

If you cannot register online or if you need assistance with the process, call the Registration office at (510)620-6793.
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm



We hire LIFEGUARDS year-round! 

Certified Lifeguards can APPLY ONLINE now


LIFEGUARD CLASS - next class date TBA

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.


Please email paula_cooper-tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us if you would like more information, of if you would like to be alerted when the next course is scheduled. 

SWIM LESSONS

We do not know yet when we will be able to resume swim lessons.
Please check back in Fall 2021


Our normal swim lesson calendar includes 
  • Saturday sessions at Richmond Swim Center (January-October)
  • Weekday evening sessions (Mon-Thur) at Richmond Plunge (June-August).  
Little Splashers Class
Please check for updates in July/August 2021

Class Description:

Join the fun and learning with this in-water Parent/Child class.This class is specifically for tots who are 6 months-4 years old. Advanced registration required. 


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


FAMILY RECREATION SWIM

There will be no immediate plans for Recreation Swim sessions during our initial phase of reopening


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). 


  

 

   
  

  
    
     



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POOL CALENDAR NOTICES 


4/23 Registration opens for 5/3-5/15
5/3 Pools Re-open
5/10  Registration opens for 5/15-31
5/25 Registration opens for 6/1-15 6/10 Registration opens for 6/15-30 6/25 Registration opens for 7/1-15