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Swim Center
The Mission of the El Cerrito Swim Center is to provide the residents of El Cerrito and surrounding communities the opportunity to engage in a variety of aquatic activities.

Swim Center News
Visit the Swim Center News page to find out what's going on at the pool such as schedule changes, upcoming class enrollment dates and pool related maintenance issues that we are aware of and in the process of fixing.

Modified Schedules:

Thanksgiving 11/27/14 - Masters 7-8am, Lap swim 8am-12pm

Black Friday 11/28/14 - Masters 7-8am, Lap swim 8am-12pm

Pool Brochure and Schedules
Click on the files below to view schedule and fee information.The files below are in pdf format.To download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here

Swim classes fill quickly. See brochure for dates, levels, and times. Please call for availability or contact Swim Staff here.  If you would like to register online for aquatic classes then click here


Late Fall Schedule - October 27th - December 20th

Holiday Break Modified Schedule - December 21st - January 4th

Pool Rentals
Great idea for family reunions, graduation parties, corporate get-togethers...whatever! Parties can be scheduled when the pool and slide are not open to the public. Call 510-559-7011 for information and fees or see swim brochure for current times.

Our Rental season runs from April - October.

Swim Center Picnic Rental Form

Splash Park Rental Form

Recreation Pool Rental Form

Water Safety Information
National Water Safety Month Image

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 Saftey Month Information

Drowning is Preventable