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Recreation & Lap Swim

  Lap Swim Availability

Swim Lessons

Adult Fitness Swim Class

Wet Water Workout

  Specialty Classes:

  Sharks Swim Team

  Water Polo

  Synchronized Swim

Entry Fees*



Water Safety Instructor

Guard Start

Employment Opportunity



Financial Assistance



Pool Allocation Guidelines

Permit Application

Birthday Permit Application


Related Info

Related Links

Local Pools Info

Water Safety

Camp Information

Pool & Diving Rules*

Teen Nights Summer 2015

~Teen night is just for teens ages 12-19~
~Extended Recreational Hours~
~The Swim Center is open for teens only~
~Games, music & food~
~Same fee and rules for recreational swimming apply~
~No pre-registration necessary~

Friday Friday Friday
June 12
6:30pm - 9:00pm
July 17
6:30pm - 9:00pm
August 14
6:30pm - 9:00pm


Family Splash Days Summer 2015

~Games, Arts and Crafts and Snow Cones for the whole family to enjoy~
~Same fee and rules for recreational swimming apply~
~No pre-registration necessary~

Saturday Saturday Saturday
June 13
July 18
August 15

Summer 2015 Swim Lesson Sessions 4 & 5 Sign Ups

The sign ups for the City of Santa Monica's:

1. Swim Center Group Lessons (Sessions 4 and 5) and the  

2. Annenberg Community Beach House Semi Private Lessons

(Sessions 4 &5)


will take place on July 8th at 6:00am on line for Santa Monica Residents. Click here for more Registration Information.


Registration is online only for Santa Monica residents from

July 8 through July 15 so apply for your on-line account NOW at


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

Find out what's happening  at the Swim Center



Friday, July 31st.

Diving Boards will be closed


Friday, August 7th Early Closure. The Swim Center will close at 6:00pm.

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Santa Monica

Swim Center

2225 16th Street

Santa Monica, CA 90405


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