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Summer 2014
(beginning June 11th)
Recreational and Lap Swimming Hours
 


Click here for Lap Lane Availability Starting July 9 
 

Recreational Swimming

No pre-registration necessary. 
An adult over 18 years of age must accompany children under 8 years of age in the water.
 

  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm (Fitness and Splash Pool)
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Splash Pool only)
Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Fitness and Splash Pool)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Splash Pool only)
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00pm (Splash Pool)
11:00 am - 7:00 pm (Fitness Pool)
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00pm (Splash Pool)
11:00 am - 7:00 pm (Fitness Pool)

Recreational Diving

Children under 18 must pass a swim test to use the diving boards.
There are two diving boards available.
The first board is a 1 meter in height and the second board is 3 meter in height.

Monday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 11:15 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

*Diving board hours subject to change

Lap Swimming

The Santa Monica Swim Center offers two heated outdoor pools the Splash Pool, a
25-yard, 10-lane all-shallow pool with depths ranging from 2 to 4 feet; and the
Fitness Pool, a 25-yard by 50-meter pool with depths ranging from 6 to 13 feet. The water temperature for the Splash Pool averages 85 degrees; the water temperature for the Fitness Pool averages 79 degrees. 

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 at the Santa Monica Swim Center.


Splash Pool: Lap Swim

 

Monday - Thursday

5:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday

5:30 am - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday

6:00 am - 10:00 am

6:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 

 

When looking at lap swim lane availability keep in mind availability is subject to change due to special events and classes.


Fitness Pool: Lap Swim
Short course (25 yards)
 

 

Monday & Wednesday

5:30 am - 7:15 pm 
 

 

Tuesday & Thursday

9:45 am - 8:30 pm
 

Friday

5:30 am - 7:00 pm
 

Saturday

11:15am - 7:00 pm
 

Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00pm

 

 

When looking at lap swim lane availability keep in mind availability is subject to change due to special events and classes.

Fitness Pool: Lap Swim
Long Course (50 meters)
Monday & Wednesday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 am - 9:30 am
 
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 am
 

Click Here For Lap Swimming Etiquette

Recreational & Lap Swim Fees

 

Children

Adult

Senior*/
Student

Family
Weekends**

Resident***

$ 1.50

$ 3.50

$ 1.75

$ 8.00 per day

Resident Pass***

$20.00

$55.00

$30.00

NA

Non-Resident

$ 3.00

$ 7.00

$ 3.50

$16.00 per day

Non-Resident Pass

$40.00

$110.00

$60.00

NA


Swim Pass is good for 20 swims.
Passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.

  * Senior:  60 years and older

** Family weekends: rate is good for up to two (2) adults and two (2) children 
     per day; additional children admitted at the daily entrance rate.  Must have 
     children to receive this rate.  Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday only.

*** All Santa Monica residents must show current ID to receive resident rate.

Note: All guest must exit the facility 15 minutes after the pool closing time.

 For further inquiries, please call 310.458.8700

 

 

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