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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.

Click on the files below to view schedule and fee information.  The files below are in pdf format.  To download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.

Spring Swim Center Schedule - March 21, 2016 - May 28, 2016

Summer 2016  rECswim Brochure - June 13 - August 21, 2016

Summer 2016 Swim Center Pool Schedule - June 13 - August 19, 2016
Upcoming Schedule Modifications & Closures:

Monday, 5/30/16 - Memorial Day
8am - 9am Masters & Water Aerobics
9am - 12pm - Lap Swim
12pm - 2pm - Recreation Swim (small pool)

5/31/16 - 6/12/16 - End of School Modified Schedule - Bridging to Summer

Saturday, 6/4/16 - Modified Schedule - Swim Safe Water Safety Event

8am - 9am - Masters Workout
8am - 9am - Water Aerobics (shallow)
9am - 11am - Lap Swim (lanes 2-4, no water walking available)

9:45am - 11:45pm - FREE  20-minute Swim Lesson for kids & adults and FREE admission to Splash Park

12:15pm - 2:15pm - Family Fun Time at the Pool - help us kick off the summer season with a special open swim!  Water slide, diving board and lap lanes available!  Special Pricing: $3.00 admission for everyone! 

Sunday, 6/5/16 - POOL CLOSED - Staff Training

Monday, 6/13/16 - First day of Summer Schedule



Registration Forms and Program Information
Registration for Summer Swim Lessons will begin on April 15, 2016.  Registration will open on-line and at our office at the El Cerrito Community Center. 

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

Gators Swim Team & Pre-Swim Team

Lifeguard Training

SCUBA Certification

Pool Rentals
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.

Our Rental season runs from April - October.

Picnic Area at the Splash Park Rental Form

Splash Park Rental

Recreation Pool Rental Form

Swim Center Rental Brochure

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 Saftey Month Information

Drowning is Preventable