Aquatics Programs 

The City of Berkeley Aquatics Swim Program offers two swim centers in different areas of the city. Programs include Red Cross Learn to Swim classes, Berkeley Aquatics Masters Swim Team, Berkeley Barracudas Swim Team, Family Swim, Fitness Workout, Independent Exercise, Lap Swim, Quiet Senior Disabled Swim, Senior Exercise, and private/semi-private lessons. Much of the foregoing information is included for your convenience in the information noted below.


Important Notices     

  • New family swim hours, as of April 14, 2014: Monday – Friday, 7:00 – 8:30pm.  This is to accommodate spring lessons which are being held in the shallow end from 5:30 – 7:00pm.

AQUATICS: Kids Triathlon logo
Saturday, May 17th
Kids Triathlon Information and Entry Form 
Kids Triathlon is now accepting online registration 

AQUATICS: King Pool Triathlon 2012

King Pool
1700 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 981-5105 / 981-5151

West Campus Pool
2100 Browning Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 981-5125 / 981-5151





Activity Guide
Activity Guide
Online Registration

Registration Information

Registration Form

King Pool
King Pool Late Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule
(updated 4/14/14)
Barracudas Swim Team

Egg Dyeing and Water Games event 
Kids Triathlon

Scholarship Application
Pool Rental Information
Facility Use Permit

Citywide Pools Master Plan


We accept exact change and checks as payment at the Pools. Credit cards are ONLY accepted at the Recreation Office at 1947 Center Street, 1st floor. 


Scholarships are available provided applicant meets eligibility and verification requirements. You must submit an application and documentation at the time of registration. Scholarship applications can be obtained at any of the Community Centers or at Recreation Administration, and on the website.

Refund Policy     

All requests for refunds must be directed to the Recreation & Youth Services Manager, Recreation Division, 1947 Center Street, First Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704. The original receipt must be submitted with a written request for a refund. The request must state the reason for the refund, and the date, time and location of the program. The Rec­reation and Youth Services Manager will render a decision to either: 1) refund the fee; 2) pro-rate the fee; 3) apply the fees to another session or program; or 4) deny the request.

No refunds or credit will be granted without 7 days notice prior to start of class or date of reservation. The City will deduct 25% of the amount paid from the refund to cover administration expenses or will add a minimum $10.00 service charge.

























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