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El Cerrito Swim Center
Home of the Emery G. Weed, III Lap Pool
The Mission of the El Cerrito Swim Center is to promote health and safety by providing the residents of El Cerrito and surrounding communities the opportunity to engage in a variety of aquatic activities.

Winter/Spring Schedule - January 3, 2017 - May 27, 2017

  Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:

Recreation Swim, Family Swim & Splash Park return to the schedule 3/18/17.  Please note the water slide is being worked on and will not open to the public on March 18th.  Please call the Swim Center at (510) 59-7011 for updated information regarding the water slide.

Modified Schedule:
April 16th -Easter 
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim & Water Walking

May 29th - Memorial Day
8am - 9am - Masters
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
10am -12pm - Water Walking
12pm - 2pm - Recreation Swim - (small pool & Splash Park)

High School Swim Season runs February 6th - April 28th.  Pool and locker room space is shared with High School swimmers on the following days/times:
Monday: 6:00am - 7:30am (High School in lanes 6,7,8) (Lap Swim in lanes: 0, 1, 2)
Monday: 5:30pm - 6:30pm (High School in lanes (1, 2, 3, 4) (Lap Swim in lanes 0, 5, 6)
Tuesday: 6:00am - 7:30am (High School in lanes 6,7,8) (Lap Swim in lanes 0, 1, 2)
Thursday: 6:00am - 7:30am (High School in lanes 6,7,8) (Lap Swim in lanes 0, 1, 2)
Friday: 6:00am - 7:30am (High School in lanes 6,7,8) (Lap Swim in lanes: 0, 1, 2)
Friday: 5:30pm - 6:30pm (High School in lanes 1, 2, 3, 4) (Lap Swim in lanes 0, 6, 7, 8)

El Cerrito High School Home Swim Meets (2:30pm - 5:30pm)
Friday, March 17th  - ECHS vs Salesian/Kennedy/St. Mary's
Wednesday, March 22nd - ECHS vs Hercules
Friday, March 31st - ECHS vs Albany
Wednesday, April 12th - ECHS vs St. Patrick/St. Vincent
*Note: Gators Swim Club swimmers will have alternate dry-land activities scheduled  on ECHS home swim meet dates. All Gators groups will meet at the pool from 4:00pm -5:30pm.  Please wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes for dryland activities.

Safe Swim Event - Saturday, June 3, 2017

Visit webtrac to enroll on-line now! 

Swim classes fill quickly.  Please call 510-559-7011 for availability or contact Swim Staff  here.  If you would like to register online for aquatic classes click here.

Swim Center General Registration Form

Swim Center Aquatic Pass Registration Form

Swim Center Aquatic Pass Registration Form - page 2 (Family Passes)

Swim Lesson registration for SPRING & SUMMER 2017 OPEN NOW!

Gators Swim Club

Lifeguard Training registration for SPRING 2017 OPEN NOW! 

Junior Lifeguard Spring Break Camp - April 3, 2017 - April 6, 2017

Special Arrangement Group Swim Lessons (Preschool/homeschool groups)

Babysitter's Training

SCUBA Certification

Great idea for family reunions, graduation parties, corporate get-togethers...whatever! Parties can be scheduled when the pool and slide are not open to the public. For more information please call 510-559-7008, email  or see swim brochure for current times.

Recreation Pool & Splash Park Rental 2017 Season begins March 18, 2017.  Applications being accepted now!

Swim Center Recreation Pool  & Splash Park Rental Season runs from March - October.

Splash Park & Recreation Pool Rental - 2017

Picnic Table & BBQ Rental at the Swim Center - 2017

Water Safety Information
National Water Safety Month Image
Every Month Should Be National Water Safety Month!

Drowning remains the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 1-4. All of these deaths are preventable. Here at the City of El Cerrito we are committed to the prevention of drownings and to the education of water safety to participants of all ages. Listed below are some web links to help educate parents and caregivers to help prevent water related injuries and deaths.

Drowning Fact Sheet

National Water Safety Month Information

Drowning is Preventable