Gators Swim Club

The Gator’s Swim Club is a USA Swimming team that has a history spanning over 40 years. Gator’s are dedicated to providing a fun and challenging program for young people 7-18 years old that will enable swimmers to improve their ability and excel in the sport.

Questions? Please email Gators at gswim@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

WE'RE HIRING!

Interested in Lifeguarding or teaching Swim Lessons? We're hiring! El Cerrito Swim Center offers flexible hours at a great facility with fun staff. While the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification is required of the job, it is not required to interview! Training will be provided once applicant is offered a position. Must be 15 years of age or older to apply. Apply online now!

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Gator's Packet

Registration for Gators is by Auto-Debit! You will no longer have to sign up monthly, instead your credit card will be debited automatically on the 1st of every month. 

A new packet with this information is now available. Please read the updated Gators Packet.

Try-Outs

Pre-Team and Stroke Development are currently full, therefore we will not be holding try-outs. We will update this website if this changes. If you think you are on the Juniors or Seniors team, please come to the pool at 4:15pm before Junior/Senior practice and speak to the coaches about trying-out.

If interested in Pre-Team/Stroke Development, we will call people from the waitlist to try-out first. You can sign up for the waitlist at www.el-cerrito.org/onlinereg and click on "Swim Center Programs" then scroll all the way to the bottom. Click on the yellow + next to Gators Pre-Team/Stroke Development to be added to the waitlist. 

Practice Times:

Beginning Monday August 16th:

  • Juniors: 4:30pm-5:45pm
  • Seniors: 4:30pm-6pm
  • Pre-Team/Stroke Development: 6pm-6:45pm

Fees:

Auto-Debited the 1st of every month

Juniors: $126 Resident / $151 Non-Resident
Seniors: $151 Resident / $181 Non-Resident
Pre-Team / Stroke Development: $80 Resident / $100 Non-Resident

Questions? Please email Gators at gswim@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us

Please note:

High-Use Facility: This is a high-use facility with multiple programs happening at a time. During your reservation time, other programs may be occurring that have loud music or amplified sound.

Verification of Residency: Proof of household address may be requested at any time to verify residency. This may be in the form of a utility bill or rental lease.

Swim Center will be CLOSED on City Holidays: