Other Aquatic Programs

El Cerrito Gators Swim Club

The Gators Swim Club is a USA Swimming Team that has a history spanning over 40 years. We are dedicated to providing a fun and challenging program for young people 7-18 years old that will enable them to improve their swimming ability and excel in the sport.

Tryouts are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30pm. Coaches evaluate and place swimmers in appropriate practice groups based on age and swimming ability. Minimum swimming requirements are the ability to perform 50 yards freestyle, 50 yards back stroke and 25 yards breast stroke (Level 4 passing skills). To schedule a tryout, please call (510) 559-7011 or email at recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

Please make sure to fill out a tryout form and bring it to your appointment. For more information, see our Gators Swim Club packet and our registration form.

Swim TeamPhoto by Evan Clark

Gators Schedule

Last day for Winter-Spring session is Friday May 31, 2019
Group Day Time Practice Type
Stroke Development
Monday-Friday 3:45pm-4:45pm Swim
Monday/Wednesday Friday
4pm-5:15pm Swim
Junior Tuesday/Thursday 4:15pm-5:30pm Dryland
Senior Monday/Wednesday 4pm-5:30pm Dryland
Senior Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 4pm-5:30pm Swim

mastersPhoto by Rolandas Gimbutis

El Cerrito Aquatic Masters

El Cerrito Aquatic Masters (ECAM) is for adults ages 19+ interested in swimming competitively or just getting in shape. Coached workouts focus on endurance, techniques and overall fitness. Competitive swimming is not required. Talk to the coach regarding minimum swimming ability. See current schedule for practice days and times. Swimmers participating in ECAMS must register with United States Masters Swimming (USMS).

First workout is FREE! For more information call (510) 559-7011 or email at recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

Schedule and Fees valid thru June 9, 2019

ECAM Schedule

Day Time Time
Monday-Friday 6am-7am
Saturday 8am-9:30am  
Sunday 8:30am-10am  


Sr. is anyone 60 years or over
Type Resident Non-Resident Sr. Resident
Sr. Non-Resident
Drop-In $10 $10 $10 $10
10-Workout Pass
$90 $100 $72 $80
30-Day Pass
$74 $87 $59 $70
90-Day Pass
$198 $237 $158 $186

East Bay masters Water Polo Club

East Bay Masters Water Polo Club is a Masters level co-ed water polo club for adults ages 19+. The club is comprised of enthusiasts of all ages, experience and skill levels. They provide skill development, endurance training and game strategy to the beginner and advanced players. This is a friendly and fun environment with a competitive edge. For more information or to register, go to www.playwaterpolo.com.

Water PoloPhoto by Stephen Dunkle