Young boy swimming
Aquatics Slideshow

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.

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                                   Days Observed 
  • New Years Day                    January 1, 2015
  • Martin L. King Jr. Day         January 19, 2015
  • Presidents Day                    February 16, 2015
  • Memorial Day                       May 25, 2015
  • Independence Day              July 3, 2015
  • Labor Day                            September 7, 2015
  • Admission Day                     September 9, 2015
  • Indigenous Peoples Day      October 12, 2015
  • Veteran's Day                      November 11, 2015
  • Thanksgiving Day                November 26, 27, 2015
  • Christmas Day                     December 25, 2015

Richmond Swim Center 
The Grand Opening of the Richmond Swim Center was held on Saturday, October 24th.  It was a great event with an attendance of about 200 people.  

The Richmond Swim Center will officially begin programs on Monday, November 2nd.  Click here for a program schedule for the Richmond Swim Center.

Plunge Program Relocation
From Monday, November 2nd through Friday, November 6th, the Plunge will be closed for maintenance.  Most Plunge programs will be moved to the Richmond Swim Center located at 4300 Cutting Boulevard.  See attached flyer for more information Plunge Program Relocation

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