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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.

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.


Fall schedule - August 24, 2015 - November 14, 2015

Upcoming Schedule Modifications:

Sunday, 10/4/15 - Water Polo Tournament - 12:30-6pm- modified schedule
8:30 - 10:00am - Masters
8:30am - 12:00pm - Lap Swim  - Lap Pool closes to the public at 12pm
10:30am - 2:30pm - Recreation Swim  - small pool/splash park close at 2:30pm.

Monday, 10/12/15 - Modified Schedule
No water aerobics
No Gators Swim practice

Friday, 10/30/15 - No Recreation Swim or Splash Park -small pool  and splash park closed for season.

Saturday, 10/31/15 - Halloween Modified Schedule
8am - 9am - Masters
8am - 9am - Water Aerobics
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
9am - 12pm - Water Walking
Halloween Carnival & Haunted House at the Community Center - 12pm - 4pm

Monday, 11/9/15 - Computers are DOWN
No pass renewals, new pass purchases or enrollments processed. NO credit card payment accepted. Please bring cash or check made out to "City of El Cerrito" for payment.

Wednesday, 11/11/15 - Veteran's Day Modified Schedule
8am - 9am - Masters
9am - 10am - Water Aerobics
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
10am - 12pm - Water Walking

Thursday, 11/26/15 , Friday, 11/27/15  & Saturday, 11/28/15- Thanksgiving Holiday Modified Schedule
8am - 9am - Masters
9am -12pm - Lap Swim
10am - 12pm - Water Walking

Late Fall/Winter pool schedule begins - November 15, 2015

Saturday, December 12th - Annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast 9am - 11am
-Get your tickets and come join the fun!

Registration Forms and Program Information
Adult Intermediate/Advanced Swim Lessons - Late Fall session added

Late Fall Adult Interemediate/Advanced registration form

Registration for Spring Swim Lessons will begin January 6th.

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

Swim Center General Registration Form

Swim Center Aquatic Pass Registration Form

Fall Youth Swim Lessons

Fall Adult/Teen Swim Lessons

Gators Swim Team & Pre-Swim Team

Lifeguard Training

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 510-559-7008 for information and fees or see swim brochure for current times.

Our Rental season runs from April - October.

Picnic Area at the Splash Park Rental Form

Splash Park Rental Form

Recreation Pool Rental Form

Swim Center Rental Brochure

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