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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.

Winter/Spring Schedule - January 3, 2017 - May 27, 2017
Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:
Friday, January 13th: Swim Center computers will be down in the morning (anticipated time frame is 8:30am - 11:00am).  During this time no credit card transactions will be accepted.  Please bring check or cash to purchase or renew passes during this time.  Thank you for your patience.
Pool Closed:

January 14th & January 15th - Undercurrent Swim Meet

Modified Schedule: January 16th - MLK Holiday
8am - 9am- Masters
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
10am - 12pm - Water Walking

Modified Schedule: February 20th - President's Day
8am - 9am- Masters
9am - 10am - Aqua Aerobics
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
10am - 12pm - Water Walking

Modified Schedule:
April 16th - TBD
May 29th - TBD

Visit webtrac to enroll on-line now! 

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

Fall 2016 Youth Swim Lessons  - CLOSED

Spring 2017 Swim Lesson registration opens January 9, 2017 both on-line and in the Community Center office.

Teen/Adult Swim Lessons - Fall 2016 - CLOSED

Gators Swim Club

Lifeguard Training - SPRING 2017 dates -  TBD

Babysitter's Training

SCUBA Certification

Junior Lifeguard Spring Break Camp - April 3, 2017 - April 6, 2017

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. For more information please call 510-559-7008, email  or see swim brochure for current times.

Recreation Pool & Splash Park Rental 2016 Season has ended.  We will begin accepting renal applications for the 2017 Season in February 2017.  Rental dates/times will begin again in late March 2017.

Swim Center Pool  & Splash Park Rental Season runs from Late March/early April  through  October.

Splash Park Rental - 2016

Recreation Pool Rental Form - 2016

Picnic Table & BBQ Pit Rental at the Swim Center - 2016

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 Safety Month Information

Drowning is Preventable