The Community Services 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 (swim lesson level descriptions). 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.
- April 1-4 (with pre-course test on March 31) The Lifeguard Training course provides American Red Cross certification to participants who pass the course. Advanced Registration required for pre-course. Details on the flyer. Register online for pre-course, or in person at the Richmond Recreation Complex
POOL CLOSURE NOTICES
Mon 5/29: Both pools closed for Memorial Day Holiday
Sat 6/3: Both pools closed for Staff Training
Tue 7/4: Both Pools closed Independence Day Holiday
Mon 9/4: Both Pools closed for Labor Day Holiday
SWIM LESSONMonthly Sessions Feb-June now open for registration.
NOTICE Due to a maintenance issue on the shallow end of the Richmond Plunge, there is no Family Recreation Swim at the Richmond Plunge. All Family Recreation Swim sessions are at the Richmond Swim Center until further notice. For more information click Family Recreation Swim.
Admission & Supervision Requirements for Richmond Swim Center
Due to the water depth of the pool: Children 8 & under 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.
New Year’s Day January 1, 2017 Martin L. King Jr. Day January 16, 2017 Presidents' Day February 20, 2017 Memorial Day May 29, 2017 Independence Day July 4, 2017 Labor Day September 4, 2017 Admission Day September 9, 2017 Indigenous Peoples Day October 9, 2017 Veteran's Day November 11, 2017 Thanksgiving Day November 23 and 24, 2017
Christmas Day-observed December 25, 2017
For more information, please call Community Services Department at (510) 620-6793.