Richmond Plunge

Address:

1 East Richmond Avenue
 Richmond, CA 94801
510-620-6820
 

Contact Information:

Paula Cooper-Tipton, Aquatics Coordinator

510-620-6831

paula_cooper-tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us


Information For Your Visit

Summer Pool Schedule- effective 6/13-8/14/22

August 15-31 Pool scheduleeffective 8/15/22

Pool Rules - Please read the pool rules before your visit to be sure you are prepared. Unless otherwise stated in the updated Covid-19 guidelines, these rules still apply.

Family Recreation Swim

  • Drop in during our the Rec Swim hours indicated on the pool schedule. Low capacity limits are required, so a wait list may be used when we are full.
  • Admission & Supervision Requirements for Children - for safety reasons, all 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. Children 9-13 may swim with an adult supervising in the facility. We understand that some children who are under 9 may be excellent swimmers, but we enforce this policy for all drop-in swimmers, regardless of skill level. Please do not ask staff the bend the rules.
  • Swim Wear Required- For safety and pool maintenance reasons, all swimmers are expected to wear appropriate swim attire (swim suits). Rash guards & swim shirts may be worn, but no cotton t-shirts/tanks, street clothes, etc.
  • All babies and toddlers under 4 must wear a swim diaper (no regular diapers allowed in the pool)


We hire LIFEGUARDS year-round!


APPLY ONLINE 
​ WE CAN TRAIN LIFEGUARD APPLICANTS who are strong swimmers but not Lifeguard certified (selection process includes swim and physical skills test).
 
 Lifeguard Training Course provides American Red Cross certification to participants who pass the written and practical portions of the course. Lifeguard Training is provided throughout the year, with our main goal of training new Lifeguards who want to apply to work at our pools.
 
Please email paula_cooper-tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us
if you would like more information, of if you would like to be alerted when the next course is scheduled. ​

SWIM CLASSES

Swim Lessons 

Little Splashers
Join the fun and learning with this in-water Parent/Child class. This class is specifically for tots who are 6 months-4.5 years old. Advanced registration required. 
  • Summer session 
  • Fall session info coming soon! 
  • A great way to begin the process of taking a swim class! 

Water Comfort Class  A small-group class to provide support for adults who are not ready for traditional swim lessons. Specifically designed for individuals who have some fear or water-related trauma. This is not a learn-to-swim class. Beginner-level classes for adults can be found in the Swim Lesson section. 

  • Location: Richmond Plunge 
  • Days/Times: Friday mornings
  • For more information, or to be added to a list for future classes, contact Paula Cooper-Tipton at Paula_Cooper-Tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us


To Register for any Aquatic Class or Program
or call the Registration office for help
510-620-6793
Mon-Fri from 8:30am-4:00pm
3230 Macdonald Ave
RichmondCA 94804



County now requires VACCINATION or TEST FOR ALL PATRONS 12+ years old
County now requires VACCINATION or TEST FOR ALL PATRONS 12+ years old
County now requires VACCINATION or TEST FOR ALL PATRONS 12+ years old
County now requires VACCINATION or TEST FOR ALL PATRONS 12+ years old

Little Splashers
Join the fun and learning with this in-water Parent/Child class. This class is specifically for tots who are
 6 months-4.5 years old. Advanced registration required. 
See flyer for details
Registration for March classes opens Feb 7.

Adult & Teen Classes and Private Lessons
  • Tue & Thu evenings at Richmond Swim Center
  • Classes for Adult/Teen Beginners & Intermediate Swimmers
  • Private Lessons for ages 8+ (semi-private can be arranged with approval)
  • See flyer for dates, times, pricing and registration information 

NEW THIS SPRING!


Water Comfort Class 
A small group class to provide support for adults who are not ready for traditional swim lessons.  Specifically designed for individuals with no swimming experience, or for those with fear or water-related trauma. 
  • Location: Richmond Plunge 
  • Days/Times: Saturday mornings (Spring dates TBA)
  • 5 weeks
  • $50/residents and $60 non-residents
  • to join, or for more information, contact Paula Cooper-Tipton at Paula_Cooper-Tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us

We hope to resume our normal swim lesson calendar starting in summer 2022
  • Saturday sessions at Richmond Swim Center (January-October)
  • Weekday evening sessions (Mon-Thu) at Richmond Plunge (June-August)

 To Register for any Aquatic Class or Program
Register online

https://apm.activecommunities.com/richmond
or get help by calling the Recreation Complex Registration office
510-620-6793
Mon-Fri from 8:30am-4:00pm
3230 Macdonald Ave
RichmondCA 94804

Little Splashers
Join the fun and learning with this in-water Parent/Child class. This class is specifically for tots who are
 6 months-4.5 years old. Advanced registration required. 
See flyer for details
Registration for March classes opens Feb 7.

Adult & Teen Classes and Private Lessons
  • Tue & Thu evenings at Richmond Swim Center
  • Classes for Adult/Teen Beginners & Intermediate Swimmers
  • Private Lessons for ages 8+ (semi-private can be arranged with approval)
  • See flyer for dates, times, pricing and registration information 

NEW THIS SPRING!


Water Comfort Class 
A small group class to provide support for adults who are not ready for traditional swim lessons.  Specifically designed for individuals with no swimming experience, or for those with fear or water-related trauma. 
  • Location: Richmond Plunge 
  • Days/Times: Saturday mornings (Spring dates TBA)
  • 5 weeks
  • $50/residents and $60 non-residents
  • to join, or for more information, contact Paula Cooper-Tipton at Paula_Cooper-Tipton@ci.richmond.ca.us

We hope to resume our normal swim lesson calendar starting in summer 2022
  • Saturday sessions at Richmond Swim Center (January-October)
  • Weekday evening sessions (Mon-Thu) at Richmond Plunge (June-August)

 To Register for any Aquatic Class or Program
Register online

https://apm.activecommunities.com/richmond
or get help by calling the Recreation Complex Registration office
510-620-6793
Mon-Fri from 8:30am-4:00pm
3230 Macdonald Ave
RichmondCA 94804

Notices/Upcoming Dates

MON 8/8: Plunge CLOSED 8am-1pm (unexpected maintenance issue. Will re-open at 4pm


SUMMER POOL HOURS - ends 8/14/22

MON: 8am-1pm; 4-7pm

TU: 4-7pm

WED: 8am-1pm; 1:30-3:30pm; 4-7pm

TH: 4-7pm

FRI: 8am-1pm; 2-3:30pm; 4-7pm

SAT: 8am-12pm; 1:30-3:30pm

SUN: Closed


Pool Fees:

Visitor TypeResidentNon-Resident
 Adult Drop-In $7 $8.75
 Child Drop-In $4$5
 *Veteran/65+$5$5
Non-Swimmer $2.50 $2.50


 Visitor Type Resident Non-Resident *Veterans/65+
Blue Pass
 (5 visits)
 $31.50 $39.50 $25
Green Pass
 (15 visits)
$94.50$118.50 $75
Gold Pass
 (30 visits)
$189$237$150
Platinum Pass
 (45 visits)
$283.50$355.50$225
Child Pass
 (10 visits)
$36$45 

*requires photo ID