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.



Late Fall Schedule - October 23, 2017-December 17, 2017
Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:

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.

Visit WebTrac to enroll online now! 

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


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 Wednesday, 11/22-Friday, 11/24 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • Gators Holiday activities/celebration on Monday, 12/11 from 5:30-7:00pm in the Garden Room (practice will be modified that day)(talk to Coach Ying for details)
  • December 15th - Last practice for 2017
Lifeguard Training  Sign up now!

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: 2018 Rental season will 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
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