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 Aquatic Masters Swim Team, Berkeley Barracudas Swim Team, Family Swim, Fitness Workout, Independent Exercise, Lap Swim, Senior Disabled Quiet Swim, Senior Exercise Class and Private Lessons. Much of the foregoing information is included for your convenience in the information noted below.
Exact cash or check only; no change is given.
Payment policy: The pools do not make or give change. Please pay exact admission fee using cash or check made payable to City of Berkeley. We do not accept credit or debit cards.Thank you.
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Shower policy: Due to extreme drought, showers are strictly limited to 3 minutes or less. Thanks for your cooperation!
Registration: For online registration, click on link Online Registration
- King Pool will be closed Saturday, December 24, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017. The only exception is that King Pool will be open on Sunday, January 1, 2017 for the special event Swim Into the New Year. There will be a workout for BAM and Barracudas from 8:30 am to 10:30 am and Lap / Family Swim from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost is $7.00 exact cash or check for all participants, and no swim cards will be accepted.
- King Pool will be closed on Monday January 16, 2017 in observance of the MLK Day holiday.
- Shower Program will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on Sunday, December 25, and Monday, December 26. Shower Program will also be closed for the New Year's Holiday on Sunday, January 1, 2017 and Monday, January 2, 2017.
- Shower Program will be closed on Monday January 16, 2017 in observance of the MLK Day holiday.
- The December Lifeguarding class has been cancelled. Another Lifeguarding class will be offered in Feb-Mar 2017 (Saturday February 25, Sunday February 26, Saturday March 4, Sunday March 5, Saturday March 11 and Sunday March 12.) The minimum age is 15 years old. Please see flyer listed under King pool grid below.
- CPO Classes Winter Spring 2017
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More information below, including Shower Program: