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The Recreation Department offers affordable, year-round aquatic programs at two locations, the Richmond Plunge and the Richmond Swim Center. We offer a wide variety of programs. All programs are  led by professional, enthusiastic, American Red Cross certified pool staff. Swimmers of all ages and abilities will discover that the benefits of aquatic instruction, recreation and fitness are endless. Check our Activity Guide for current programs English Winter/Spring Activity Guide  Spanish Winter/Spring Activity Guide .

Admission & Supervision Requirements
for Richmond Swim Center
Due to the water depth of the pool: Children less than 48 inches tall (outdoor pool), 60 inches tall (indoor pool), or under the age of seven, must be attended by and supervised at arms distance in the water and deck area at all times by an adult with a limit of two children per adult, or by a non-adult (a responsible person 15 years of age minimum) with a limit of one child to one non- adult.
City Holidays

New Year’s Day                             January 1, 2016
Martin L. King Jr. Day                   January 18, 2016
Presidents Day                              February 15, 2016
Memorial Day                               May 30, 2016
Independence Day                       July 4, 2016
Labor Day                                       September 5, 2016
Admission Day                               September 9, 2016
Indigenous Peoples Day               October 10, 2016
Veteran's Day                                November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day                          November 24 and 25, 2016 
Christmas Day                               December 26, 2016  


The Richmond Plunge will remain closed for cleanup and maintenance due to a flooding incident on January 1st.  Regular programming is expected to resume on Monday, February 15th.  We hope you will continue your swim experience at the Richmond Swim Center.

For more information, please call the Recreation Department at (510) 620-6793.