Martin Luther King Jr Pool

Martin Luther King Jr Swimming Pool

Another hidden pool gem, MLK Pool features a 25-yard x 25-meter pool and a separate wading pool for tots. Aquatic programs include learn-to-swim programs, water aerobics, recreational swim and lap swim.

What's New

As of July 1st Script Ticket Prices Change

Please take note that July 1st script tickets prices will be changed. Please see below the attachment for the changes. For more information on script tickets you can call the lodge @ 415.831.6800 during normal business hours.

All Pools Will Be on Interim Schedule from May 31 Till June 5th

All pools will be on Interim schedule from May 31st till June 5th. To Inquire about the interim schedule of your local pool please contact the pools main phone number. Summer pool schedules will be posted and will start June 6th.

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Facility Schedule

Printable Schedule

Monday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim Lap Swim 4:00 pm 6:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/12/2016 12/19/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tuesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise 10:30 am 1:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*
*Limited Deep-Water Lap Lanes available during the week only*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim Lap Swim 6:30 pm 7:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/11/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Wednesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise 10:30 am 1:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*
*Limited Deep-Water Lap Lanes available during the week only*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise 6:30 pm 8:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Lap Swim 11/11/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Thursday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*
*Limited Deep-Water Lap Lanes available during the week only*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Friday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise Lap Swim & Personal Water Exercise 10:30 am 1:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*
*Limited Deep-Water Lap Lanes available during the week only*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim Lap Swim 6:30 pm 7:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Deep Water Lap Swim 11/12/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 3 Deep-Water Lanes, All 25 yards long.
*The other half of the pool is reserved for Youth Underwater Hockey Practice during this time*
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 2:00 pm 3:15 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/10/2016 12/31/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim Lap Swim 3:30 pm 4:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Lap Swim 11/10/2016 12/31/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, and 1 extra-wide Shallow Water Lane. All 25 yards long.
Personal Water Exercise allowed in Shallow-End.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim Lap Swim 10:00 am 12:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Deep Water Lap Swim 11/10/2016 12/18/2016

Swim Laps in 8 Deep-Water Lanes, All 25 yards long.
*The shallow end is reserved for Family Swim during this time*
We will be closed Sunday, Dec 25 & Sunday, Jan 1.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Family Swim Family Swim 10:00 am 12:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Small Pool Recreation Swim 11/10/2016 12/18/2016

Small Wading Pool and Shallow End of Big Pool are available for Families with young children.
*Children who are not toilet trained MUST wear a swim diaper*
*All Children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*
We will be CLOSED on Sunday, December 25, and Sunday, January 1.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim Recreation Swim 12:30 pm 2:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 11/10/2016 12/18/2016

25 yards by 25 meters of Deep-Water fun! *All youth 17 and under MUST pass a deep-water test to swim in the deep end.*

Extra-Wide shallow water lane at 3.5 feet to 4 feet deep, 25 yards long. Fun for the whole family! Bring your own pool toys or borrow our dive-rings and beach balls!

Shallow Wading Pool open to young children who are less-than 48 inches tall, accompanied by an adult or teen-babysitter.

*All children must be accompanied in-water by an adult or responsible teen-babysitter*

We will be closed on Sunday, December 25, and Sunday, January 1.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swimming Lessons

Tots: The program aims to promote the Red Cross water safety knowledge and skills, aquatic adjustment, and swimming readiness skills, as well as fun enjoyment in the water. The parent is the primary instructor for their child and will accompany the child into the water during instruction. The parent must dress in a swim suit. Toddlers who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers.

Pre-Schoolers: ratio 1 adult per child

Youth-1: Participants will acquaint themselves with the aquatic environment. Topics covered in this class include breathing control, floating, prone glide, back float, arm strokes and kicking, and other elementary skills.

Youth-3: is designed for participants who have developed the elementary skills of swimming. Participants will be able to develop the front crawl stroke and back crawl techniques. This class is designed to improve stamina and coordination.

Youth-5: These levels will coordinate, refine, and polish all the skills learned in previous levels. The butterfly stroke, open turns and surface dives will be introduced. Emphasis is placed on developing efficiency, power, and endurance.

Adult –1: Participants will acquaint themselves with the aquatic environment. Topics covered in this class include breathing control, floating, prone glide, back float, arm strokes and kicking, and other elementary skills.

Rates & Passes

NEW! Memberships & Passes - Starting July 25, 2016

SF Rec & Park is happy to announce we are moving away from the paper scrip booklets and into the new technology of the "pass card." You can now purchase your 10-visit swim pass, AND we will now be offering monthly and annual memberships!

Starting July 25, purchase and renew ONLINE at sfrecpark.org/register, but you can set up your new account today. You can still purchase your passes or memberships at 3 walk-in locations:

  • Hamilton Pool – 1900 Geary Blvd (starting July 25)
  • Coffman Pool – 1700 Visitacion Ave (starting July 25)
  • McLaren Lodge Annex – 501 Stanyan St
  • note: we will NO longer be selling passes at the City Hall Treasurer's Office so head on over to Hamilton Pool or McLaren Lodge for the closest location to City Hall.

If you are currently purchasing Economic Need swim passes, you must have NEW account with Economic Scholarship applied. Once you set up your new account, please inform us so we can flag your new account as approved to purchase Economic Need passes and memberships online.
Contact (415) 831-6800 for more information or go to sfrecpark.org/register and click on Memberships.

Daily Entrance Fee

  • Please bring exact change - no change is available on the premises
  • Children (17 & under) one swim: $1
  • Adults (18 and older) one swim: $6

10-Visit Swim Passes

Purchase on our new registration site or at one of our walk-in locations listed above.

  • Adult - $53
  • Adult Water Exercise - $71
  • Senior (age 65+) - $25
  • Senior Water Exercise (age 65+) - $44
  • Economic Need (pre-approval required) - $25
  • Economic Need Water Exercise (pre-approval required)- $44

Monthly Swim Passes

Purchase on our new registration site or at one of our walk-in locations listed above.

  • Adult - $78
  • Senior (age 65+) - $42
  • Economic Need (pre-approval required) - $42
  • Youth (17 & under) - $19

Annual Swim Passes

Purchase on our new registration site or at one of our walk-in locations listed above.

  • Adult - $712
  • Senior (age 65+) - $474
  • Economic Need (pre-approval required) - $474
  • Youth (17 & under) - $202

Location Map