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El Cerrito Swim Center
Beginning Monday February 7th, El Cerrito High School Swim Team will begin practice at the El Cerrito Swim Center until May. Currently, practice will be on Monday & Friday 6:45pm-8:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 6:45pm-8pm, and Wednesday 3:15pm-4:15pm. Evening Water Aerobics will be cancelled beginning Thursday 2/10 and evening Fitness will share with ECHS Swim Team. The pool will be closing early on Wednesdays at 3:15pm, but will remain open until 4:15pm every other weekday.
These times are subject to change, please visit www.el-cerrito.org/swimcenter for the most up-to-date times.
Due to low enrollment and El Cerrito High School Swim Team starting practice at the El Cerrito Swim Center, evening Water Aerobics classes will be cancelled beginning Thursday February 10th through May. The last class will be Tuesday February 8th taught by Alison.
The Swim Center works hard to keep you informed of changes to the schedule whenever possible. The schedule is posted online, at the swim window, and in the message board as you walk into the Swim Center. During Spring, we will be hosting multiple classes, including Lifeguarding and Swim Lessons, on top of interviewing Lifeguard staff and training our own staff. We will do our best to keep you informed when lanes will be used and when, however there may be some times that we will not know before hand. Most of these classes and trainings only take a lane or two, and if you are swimming in a lane that is needed, we will try to inform you about 30 minutes before we close that lane. We are asking for your patience during this time, especially as it gets warmer and more people want to enjoy the pool.
Thank you, Swim Center Staff
On Sundays from March 20th through June 19th, Special Olympics Northern California will be practicing at the Swim Center. They will be using the first three lanes of the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool, including the shallow lane, from 10am-12:15pm.
High School Swim Team Practice ends Friday May 6th! Schedule for Fitness is changing beginning Monday May 9th to the following schedule:
Monday - Friday 6am-4:15pm & 6:45pm-8pm
Saturday 7am-8am & 9:30am-7pm
There is still shared space at times with other programs, but not with High School Swim Team.
High School Swim Team is over, so we're bringing back evening Water Aerobics Classes! The new class schedule is:
A Lifeguarding Class will be taking place Friday 5/13 from 4:30pm-8:30pm, Saturday 5/14 and Sunday 5/15 from 9am-6pm. They will be using portions of the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool on and off during these days and times.
City Council Chamber or via Teleconference
A Lifeguarding Class will be taking place Friday 5/27 from 4:30pm-8:30pm, Saturday 5/28 and Sunday 5/29 from 9am-6pm. They will be using portions of the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool on and off during these days and times.
On Memorial Day, Monday 5/30/22, the El Cerrito Swim Center will have Holiday Hours from 7am-12pm. Hours are for Fitness Swim only including Lap Swim, Water Walking, and Independent Exercise. No Masters, Gators, Water Aerobics, or Swim Lessons. Rates are $10 Resident and $12 Non-Resident. No passes (Punch/30-Day/Annual) are valid on Holidays.
Splash Park will also be open from 9am-12pm. Price is $4 per person ages 7 years and under with their parent/guardian/caregiver.