The SLO Swim Center, open year-round, features an outdoor 50-meter by 25-yard Main Pool with temperature controls keeping the water between 78 and 82 degrees. A Therapy/Tot Pool is maintained at 88 degrees with depths ranging from 1 to 4 feet.

SLO Swim Center Amenities:

  • Olympic-sized main pool with attached diving area
  • Therapy pool with large covered area
  • Fully accessible ADA lift in both pools
  • Bathhouse equipped with bathrooms, showers, and changing areas
  • Two diving boards for use during recreational swim
  • Located next to the Sinsheimer Park/Playground


Fall-Spring Hours

2020 Pool Closures - Updated 1/13


Olympic Pool Hours



 Rec Swim



 Long Course Lap Swim
6:00 am - 8:00 am

Short Course Noon Lap Swim
11:30 am - 1:30 pm



Short Course PM Lap Swim
5:30-7:00 pm




 Therapy Pool Open
11:30 am - 1:20 pm*
 5:30 - 6:50 pm*

*11:30 AM – 1:20 PM & 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: The 4 foot deep sec5on of the therapy pool is reserved for adults from 11:30 to 1:20 pm and 5:30 to 6:30 pm on Monday - Friday. During the weekends the deep sec5on of the therapy pool is reserved for adults only from 11:30 to 12:30 pm.


Daily Use: Adult: $3 // Youth/Senior: $2.50
Rec Swim Daily Use: Adult: $4 // Youth/Senior: $3.50

30 Day Pass: Adult: $45 // Youth Senior: $35
10 Day Pass (Swim Scripts): Adult: $27 // Youth/Senior: $22.50
Rec Swim 10 Pass: Adult $37 // Youth/Senior: $31.50
Warm Water Exercise Pass for 20: $100

Lessons and Classes

Swim Lessons/Classes
• Swim Level Enrollment Information

Warm Water Exercise


Aqua Pilates

Deep Water Exercise

Therapy Pool

7-8 am
8-9 am
9-10 am

Olympic Pool
11:40 am- 12:30 pm

Therapy Pool
5:40 pm - 6:30 pm

Olympic Pool

12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Olympic Pool

12:40 – 1:30 pm


Monthly Rates and Swim Passes

Fee’s for Aqua Aerobics and Lap Swimming may be paid monthly: $45 per month for adults, $35 for youth/seniors. Booklets of 10 swim passes are available for Aqua Aerobics, lap swimming may be purchased for $27/adults, or $22.50/youth and seniors. Booklets of 10 swim passes are available for Recreational Swim and may be purchased for $37.00/adults, or $31.50/youth and seniors.


Join the 100-Mile Club

We are challenging YOU to swim 100 miles in just one calendar year! Simply keep track of the laps you swim during each workout at the SLO Swim Center, and record your yardage/mileage. Fill out a Lap Tracking Slip and receive a monthly update on your progress. This challenge is ongoing and ends Dec. 31, 2019.

When you reach 100 miles, you will receive a
FREE prize &10 FREE swim passes!

The next time you come in,
ask one of the staff members to be signed up!

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Lifeguarding Participant Manual

The City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing recreational opportunities to all ability levels. We welcome people with disabilities into our recreation programs through specialized programs and inclusion opportunities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination of for individuals with disabilities, if you need specialized assistance to participate in any City sponsored classes, events or activities, please contact the front desk staff (805-781-7300 & In order to best accommodate your individual needs, we ask that you let us know of any accommodations needed at the time of registration and or at least 48 hours in advance of any City sponsored program. For further information on accommodation requests contact the front desk staff (805-781-7300 & 711 California Relay Service (which is also capable of handling TTY calls) is also available. The 711 service is available for those calling from within California.