Family Swim Programs

Family Swim

The Swim Center is open with no reservations.  Our prices follow the 2021/2022 Master Fee Schedule.  There are no COVID-19 capacity limits - Regular pool capacity limits still apply.

Family Swim will be offered through Tot Splash, rECswim, and Evening rECswim. All Swims will take place in the Activity Pool only with no diving boards, slide, or Splash Park available. Please see below for each swim time.


Interested in Lifeguarding or teaching Swim Lessons? We're hiring! El Cerrito Swim Center offers flexible hours at a great facility with fun staff. While the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification is required of the job, it is not required to interview! Training will be provided once applicant is offered a position. Must be 15 years of age or older to apply. Apply online now!


All Ages
rECswim is for families with children of all ages. rECswim takes place in the Activity Pool with no slide, diving boards, or Splash Park.


Tot Splash:
Ages 6 years and younger
Tot Splash is for parents with children 6 years and under. Evening Tot Splash shares space with Swim Lessons and takes place in the back half of the Activity Pool near the slide. Sunday Tot Splash can use the entire Activity Pool.
*Tot Splash will be cancelled the following Sundays: 10/17


*Tot Splash will be cancelled the following Sundays: 10/17


Purchase passes here!

Tot Splash
Drop-In: $4 per person

10-Punch Pass: $29 Res, $36 Non-Res

Drop-In: $8 Adults 18+, $5 Youth 1-17 years, FREE 1 year and under

30-Day Pass Adult: $96 Res, $119 Non-Res

30-Day Pass Youth: $57 Res, $70 Non-Res

15-Punch Pass Adult: $96 Res, $119 Non-Res

10-Punh Pass Youth: $39 Res, $48 Non-Res

15% Senior Discount automatically given for swimmers over 60 years old on passes (not applicable for drop-in)

Please note:

High-Use Facility: This is a high-use facility with multiple programs happening at a time. During your reservation or program time, other programs may be occurring that have loud music or amplified sound and take up portions of the pool.

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.

The Family Swim is CLOSED on City Holidays:
Monday September 6, 2021

Family Swim Etiquette

  • The Swim Center requires face coverings to be worn in the locker rooms.  
  • Children not potty trained are required to wear a swim diaper.
  • No equipment will be available at the pool for use.
  • No toys or floatation devices except coast guard approved lifejackets allowed. Please label and frequently sanitize your lifejacket.