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

MLK Pool Boiler failure – Out of Service M-F 07/24-07/28

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Swimming Pool is currently experiencing pool heater issues for the main pool. The temperature will not be at our normal 82 degrees until further notice. Our calculated pool temperature could fall as low as 77 degrees during this time period. Thank you for your understanding … Continue reading

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 Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 4:00 pm 6:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tuesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 4:30 pm 5:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 13-Jun-17 08-Aug-17

This class 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

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Learn-to-Swim Level 1 5:05 pm 5:35 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 13-Jun-17 08-Aug-17

This class is designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

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Learn-to-Swim Level 2 5:05 pm 5:35 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 13-Jun-17 08-Aug-17

This class builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in level1. Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back. Th

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Learn-to-Swim Level 3 5:40 pm 6:10 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 13-Jun-17 08-Aug-17

This class builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2. Participants learn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels, and are introduced to the scissors and dolphin kicks. Participants learn the survival float

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Learn-to-Swim Level 4 5:40 pm 6:10 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 13-Jun-17 08-Aug-17

This class should improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3. Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. In addition, participant

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Lap Swim 6:30 pm 7:30 am MLK Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Wednesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 1 4:30 pm 5:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class is designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 2 4:30 pm 5:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in level1. Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back. Th

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 1 5:05 pm 5:35 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class is designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 2 5:05 pm 5:35 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A- Full Size- Lanes 4-8 Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in level1. Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back. Th

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 3 5:40 pm 6:10 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A- Full Size- Lanes 4-8 Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2. Participants learn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels, and are introduced to the scissors and dolphin kicks. Participants learn the survival float

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 4 5:40 pm 6:10 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A- Full Size- Lanes 4-8 Aquatics 14-Jun-17 09-Aug-17

This class should improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3. Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. In addition, participant

Sign Up!
Lap Swim 6:30 pm 8:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Thursday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 3 4:30 pm 5:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 15-Jun-17 10-Aug-17

This class builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2. Participants learn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels, and are introduced to the scissors and dolphin kicks. Participants learn the survival float

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 4 4:30 pm 5:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A- Full Size- Lanes 4-8 Aquatics 15-Jun-17 03-Aug-17

This class should improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3. Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. In addition, participant

Sign Up!

Friday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 4:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:30 pm 7:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Learn-to-Swim Level 1 9:30 am 10:00 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class is designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 2 9:30 am 10:00 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in level1 . Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back .

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 1 10:05 am 10:35 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class is designed to orient participants to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 2 10:05 am 10:35 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class builds on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in level1 . Participants begin to perform skills at a slightly more advanced level and begin gaining rudimentary propulsive skills on both the front and the back .

Sign Up!
Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 10:40 am 11:10 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class 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

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning The Basics 11:15 am 11:45 am MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool B - Wading Pool Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class is designed to help participants gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes, including the front crawl, breaststroke and elementary backstroke. Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water, in addition to tho

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 3 11:50 am 12:20 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A - Full Size - Lane 2 Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2. Participants learn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels, and are introduced to the scissors and dolphin kicks. Participants learn the survival float

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 4 11:50 am 12:20 pm MLK Swimming Pool MLKPOOL - Pool A - Full Size - Lane 1 Aquatics 10-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class should improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3. Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are able to swim them for greater distances. In addition, participant

Sign Up!
Recreation Swim 2:00 pm 3:15 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 3:30 pm 4:30 pm MLK Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 10:00 am 12:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Lap Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 12:30 pm 2:00 pm MLK Swimming Pool Shared Pool Recreation Swim 06/01/2017 08/11/2017

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

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