Masters Swim Team

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El Cerrito Aquatic Masters

El Cerrito Aquatic Masters (ECAM) is for adults ages 19+ interested in swimming competitively or just getting in shape. Coached workouts focus on endurance, techniques and overall fitness. Competitive swimming is not required. Talk to the coach regarding minimum swimming ability. See current schedule for practice days and times.

Swimmers participating in ECAMS must register with United States Masters Swimming (USMS).

REGISTRATION FOR MASTERS - Only those registered with El Cerrito Aquatic Masters team through USMS can register for Masters. All other swimmers can register with Fitness Swim.

Lanes may be reserved online only, no drop-in or in-person reservations.The online lane reservation system can be complicated! Please review our Online Registration Instruction page before making reservations.

Information on the steps the Swim Center is taking to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, plus times, dates, and how to reserve lanes, is in the Policies Manual.

Verification of Residency - Proof of household address may be requested at any time to verify residency. This may be in the form of a utility bill or rental lease.

Cancellation Policy - Lanes can now be cancelled online (no in-person or over phone cancellations) up to 7pm the day before your reservation! You can reserve lanes up until midnight the day of. A 50% processing fee will be applied, the remaining 50% will be applied as a credit to your household. The Online Instructions page has been updated with instructions on how to cancel a lane reservation.

The Swim Center is CLOSED on City Holidays:
Monday, May 31, 2021


Master’s is available for the following times:


Lanes are reserved on the hour for 45-minute time periods.


Reservation Period
Resident Registration
Non-Resident Registration
May 17th - 30th*Tuesday May 11th at 4pmWednesday May 12th at 4pm
June 1st-11th**
Tuesday May 25th at 4pm
Wednesday May 26th at 4pm

*The Swim Center will be closed May 31st

**The Swim Center Summer Schedule will begin on Saturday, June 12th.  Stay tuned for details.

Lane reservations can be made online here.


$15 / reservation for Resident
$16 / reservation for Non-Resident