Garfield Pool

Young girl learning how to swim at Garfield Pool

A favorite swimming spot for locals, Garfield Swimming Pool offers an array of classes and programs, from learn-to-swim, lap and recreational swims for tots, youths, adults and seniors.

What's New

All San Francisco Recreation & Parks Pools Will Be Closed Nov 26 and 27th

Please make note that all San Francisco Recreation & Parks city pools will be closed November 26th Thursday and November 27th Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal scheduling of all pools will assume on Saturday November 28th. Happy Holiday!

Garfield Pool Closure (Nov 16 to Dec 12)

*UPDATE (12/11/15) – Garfield will re-open on time Saturday December 12th, 2015. Please make note Garfield Pool will be closed for maintenance from November 16th to December 12, 2015.

You’re Participation is Needed for the Upcoming Garfield Pool Improvements

Thanks to those who voted in favor of the 2012 Park Bond, Garfield Pool was allocated $11 million dollars for improvements. We would like the community’s feedback on what you would like. The meeting will take place in the Clubhouse next to the pool building, which is located at 26th … Continue reading

Adult Scrip Ticket Price Increase – starting August 1st

Due to the Controller’s Office CPI increase for the new fiscal year, 2015-15, the price for the Adult Scrip booklet will increase from $51 to $52. This increase will go into effect starting August 1, 2015. Adult scrip tickets purchased prior to August 1st remain valid.

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Facility Schedule

Printable Schedule

Monday

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There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

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There are no Classes at this time

Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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There are no Classes at this time

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 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/02/2016 05/31/2016

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
Recreation Swim 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/02/2016 05/31/2016

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

Children (17 and younger)

  • one swim: $1
  • Swim Lessons/Water Exercise – Children: $2 per visit

Adults (18 and older)

  • one swim: $6
  • Swim Lessons/Water Exercise – Adult: $7 per visit
  • Adult Swim Lessons/Water Exercise – Adult Scrip plus $2 lesson fee

Scrip Tickets (Swim Passes) : 1 Scrip =10 Swims

  • Adult: $51
  • Senior: $24
  • Economic Need: $24

Purchase scrip tickets at:

McLaren Lodge Annex; M-F 9am to 5pm 501 Stanyan St.

The parking lot entrance is off Stanyan between Hayes and Fell.

or

City Hall Treasurer’s Office; M-F 8am-to 5pm SF City Hall

or

Purchase swim scrip tickets online today!

Please allow 5 – 7 business days for processing and delivery.

You must have already set up an account at McLaren Lodge Annex in order to purchase Senior or Economic Need tickets online. To set up an account, bring your ID, a current utility bill, and Medi-Cal card (if applicable).

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