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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

Bridging to Summer schedule - May 28, 2017 - June 10, 2017

Summer schedule - June 11, 2017 - August 19, 2017

  Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:


Memorial Day Holiday - Monday,May 29th
8am - 9am - Masters
9am-10am - Water Aerobics (shallow)
9am - 2pm - Lap Swim
10:30am -2pm - Water Walking
12pm - 2pm - Recreation Swim - (small pool & Splash Park)

Safe Swim Event - Saturday, June 3, 2017  (FREE EVENT)
9-10am Water Aerobics (S/D)
10am - 12pm Swim Lesson & Starts & Turns Clinic (pre-registration recommended)
12:20pm - 2:20pm Rec Swim (admittance subject to pool capacity)

Sunday, June 4th  - POOL CLOSED for staff training

Friday, June 9th - POOL CLOSED for staff training

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! 

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

City News - View All
Swim Center Renovations Planned
Many mandated and health and safety related renovation projects will be occurring at the El Cerrito Swim Center Late Fall/Early Winter 2017. This will likely result in the Swim Center being closed for about two months. Read on...