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Water Safety Instructor Course

The City of Santa Monica is excited to bring you the American Red Cross Blended Water Safety Instructor course. This class is for participants 16 years and older who would like to become a Certified Water Safety Instructor. Participants must register by November 5th.

For more information click here.
 
New Weekend Hours

Its that time of year when we start closing earlier on the weekends. Beginning Saturday, November 8 our hours are 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 our hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Happy swimming!
 
Winter 2014 Shark swim team Registration

Register now by clicking
Here!

Registration for Santa Monica residents will begin on Wednesday November 12th at 6 a.m. Registration will be online only from November 12th through November 18th. Non-Resident registration begins November 19th.

An online account is required to register online. Create your online account now at
smgov.net/reserve.


Click here for class dates and times.
Reminder
updated 11/1/11   

Groups or individuals desiring to provide coaching or instruction at the Santa Monica Swim Center must obtain a permit. Private instruction (one-on-one) is not permissible. Permit guidelines and applications can be obtained on this website or at the Santa Monica Swim Center.

The following characteristics are examples of instruction in progress and are not permissible:
 
~ A swimmer in the water at the wall the majority of the time and sending off another swimmer and giving corrective feedback on swimming techniques.

~ A swimmer is intently focused on the swimming partner they are with and the skills they are performing.

~ Progressive structure involved in the swimming activities given with little or no play or lap swimming

~ Detailed and technical descriptions of activities are given prior to a swimmer performing a skill, as well as corrective feedback delivered after the skill is completed.

~ Spending more than 5 minutes drilling a swimmer in the same skill with little or no play or lap swimming involved, and using multiple teaching techniques and methods.
 
Today at the Swim Center

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Closures

Fitness Pool closed

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wednesday, October 29


Special Events               

SMC Water Polo

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wednesday, October 29

 

About the Swim Center

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Santa Monica

Swim Center

2225 16th Street

Santa Monica, CA 90405

 



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