El Cerrito Swim Center

Home of the Emery G. Weed, III Lap Pool

The Mission of the El Cerrito Swim Center is to promote health and safety by providing the residents of El Cerrito and surrounding communities the opportunity to engage in a variety of aquatic activities.

 

SWIM CENTER SCHEDULE
Fall Schedule — August 27 – October 22, 2017

Late Fall Schedule - October 23, 2017-December 3, 2017
 
Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:

Saturday, 10/28: Modified schedule.  Lap Swim ends at 12:00pm.  Halloween Carnival, Haunted House & Monster Mash Dance at the Community Center. Come & join the fun!  

Tuesday, 10/31: Halloween.  Swim Center closed at 2:00pm.  All evening programs are canceled. Gators Swim Club NO PRACTICE.

Friday, 11/10: Veteran's Day Modified schedule (8-9am Masters, 9am-12pm  Lap swim, 9-10am Water Aerobics). Swim Center closes at 12pm.

Thursday, 11/23-Saturday, 11/25: Thanksgiving Holiday Modified schedule (8-9am Masters, 9am-12pm Lap swim, 9-10am Water Aerobics). Swim Center closes at 12pm.

REGISTRATION & PROGRAM INFORMATION
Visit webtrac to enroll on-line now! 

Our Swim Lesson program is closed for the season.  We will re-open for Swim Lessons in mid-March 2018.  Registration will open on-line in mid-January. 

Swim classes fill quickly.  Please call 510-559-7011 for availability or contact Swim Staff  here.  If you would like to register online for aquatic classes click here

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Swim Center General Registration Form

Swim Center Aquatic Pass Registration Form

Swim Center Aquatic Pass Registration Form - page 2 (Family Passes)

Swim Lesson registration for SPRING 2018 opens January 9, 2018

Gators Swim Club
  • No Gators practice on Tuesday, 10/31 (Halloween)
  • Gators Halloween activities/celebration on Monday, 10/30 (talk to Coach Ying for details)
  • No Gators practice on Friday, 11/10 (Veteran's Day)
  • No Gators practice Wednesday, 11/22-Friday, 11/24 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • Gators Holiday activities/celebration on Friday, 12/1 from 5:30-7:00pm in the Garden Room (practice will be modified that day)(talk to Coach Ying for details)

Lifeguard Training  Sign up now!
Junior Lifeguard Spring Break Camp

Special Arrangement Group Swim Lessons (Preschool/home-school groups) (June-August)

Babysitting Basics (ages 11-14 years) 
The next Babysitting Basics class will be taught on Saturday, 11/4/17 from 9am-1pm. 

POOL & SPLASH PARK RENTALS
Great idea for family reunions, graduation parties, ...whatever! Parties can be scheduled when the pool and slide are not open to the public. For more information please call 510-559-7008, email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us  or see swim brochure for current times.

Recreation Pool & Splash Park Rental 2017 Season ends October 22, 2017.  Our 2018 Rental season will re-open in April 2018.  Bookings will be accepted beginning March 2018.

Swim Center Recreation Pool  & Splash Park Rental Season runs from March - October.


Splash Park & Recreation Pool Rental - 2017

Picnic Table & BBQ Rental at the Swim Center - 2017

Water Safety Information
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Every Month Should Be National Water Safety Month!

Drowning remains the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 1-4. All of these deaths are preventable. Here at the City of El Cerrito we are committed to the prevention of drownings and to the education of water safety to participants of all ages. Listed below are some web links to help educate parents and caregivers to help prevent water related injuries and deaths.

Drowning Fact Sheet

National Water Safety Month Information

Drowning is Preventable