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 SFRPD Pools will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 and Friday November 28, 2014

All SFRPD Pools will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 and Friday November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. The pools will reopen for their normal schedule starting Saturday November 29, 2014

Updated Pool Closure schedule

Due to some urgent plaster work that needs to be done at Hamilton Pool, The pool closure schedule has been changed. It is now the following: Garfield  August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014  Rossi            September 15, 2014 – October 10, 2014 Hamilton     October 20, 2014 – December 1, … Continue reading

Garfield Pool is closed for annual maintenance from August 25, 2014 to September 12, 2014

Garfield Pool is closed from August 25, 2014 – September 12, 2014 for annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you and we hope you understand the necessity of doing annual maintenance on our facilities. We look forward to reopening and serving you again. The two closest … Continue reading

Middle School Pool Party at Hamilton Pool

With Summer winding down, start the next school year off right. Come to Hamilton’s Middle School Pool Party. Its on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 6pm to 8pm. Here is some more information: • Activities: Music and BBQ • Cost: $5 • Admission is limited to the first 45 • Please … Continue reading

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Facility Schedule

Printable Schedule

Monday

Operating Hours: 6AM-2:00 PM,3PM- 7PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 6:00 am 9:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – All Levels – Adult Adult Lesson - All Levels 10:00 am 10:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Adult 18+ Aquatics TBA TBA 5-Jan 2-Mar

These courses are designed for all levels of swimmers, from no swimming skills, to advanced swimming skills. Different levels are designed to introduce students to water skills and learn the fundamentals (level 1,2); develop basic swimming skills and strokes (level 3); improve existing basic strokes and introduce more advanced strokes (level 4); refinement in all strokes and aquatic skills (level 5); develop proficiency in all strokes and aquatic safety skills (level 6).

No class 1/19 & 2/16.

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Senior/Special Needs 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Senior Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 & 2 3:45 pm 4:15 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 5-Jan 2-Mar

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.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

No class 1/19 & 2/16.

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Swim Lessons – Advanced 5 & 6 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 5 & 6 4:25 pm 4:55 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 5-Jan 2-Mar

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. Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

STUDENTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 3 & 4 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SIGN UP FOR THESE COURSES.

If you sign up for these courses and are not eligible, you will be withdrawn and will forfeit the entire cost of the course.

No class 1/19 & 2/16.

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Swim Lessons – All Levels – Adult Adult Lesson - All Levels 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Adult 18+ Aquatics TBA TBA 5-Jan 2-Mar

These courses are designed for all levels of swimmers, from no swimming skills, to advanced swimming skills. Different levels are designed to introduce students to water skills and learn the fundamentals (level 1,2); develop basic swimming skills and strokes (level 3); improve existing basic strokes and introduce more advanced strokes (level 4); refinement in all strokes and aquatic skills (level 5); develop proficiency in all strokes and aquatic safety skills (level 6).

No class 1/19 & 2/16.

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Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Tuesday

Operating Hours: 6AM-2:00 PM,3PM- 7PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 6:00 am 9:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Senior/Special Needs 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Senior Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Water Exercise 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Water Excercise 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim/Play 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Wednesday

Operating Hours: 6AM-2:00 PM,3PM- 7PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 6:00 am 9:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – All Levels – Adult Adult Lesson - All Levels 10:00 am 10:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Adult 18+ Aquatics TBA TBA 7-Jan 4-Mar

These courses are designed for all levels of swimmers, from no swimming skills, to advanced swimming skills. Different levels are designed to introduce students to water skills and learn the fundamentals (level 1,2); develop basic swimming skills and strokes (level 3); improve existing basic strokes and introduce more advanced strokes (level 4); refinement in all strokes and aquatic skills (level 5); develop proficiency in all strokes and aquatic safety skills (level 6).

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Senior/Special Needs 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Senior Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim/Play 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – All Levels – Adult Adult Lesson - All Levels 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Adult 18+ Aquatics TBA TBA 7-Jan 4-Mar

These courses are designed for all levels of swimmers, from no swimming skills, to advanced swimming skills. Different levels are designed to introduce students to water skills and learn the fundamentals (level 1,2); develop basic swimming skills and strokes (level 3); improve existing basic strokes and introduce more advanced strokes (level 4); refinement in all strokes and aquatic skills (level 5); develop proficiency in all strokes and aquatic safety skills (level 6).

Sign Up!
Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Thursday

Operating Hours: 6AM-2:00 PM,3PM- 7PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 6:00 am 9:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Senior/Special Needs 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Senior Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Water Exercise 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Water Excercise 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim/Play 3:30 pm 4:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Friday

Operating Hours: 6AM-2:00 PM,3PM- 7:10PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Lap Swim 6:00 am 9:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 10:00 am 10:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 9-Jan 6-Mar

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 for most courses. 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.

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Senior/Special Needs 10:00 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Senior Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim/Play 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:10 pm 7:10 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/22/2014 08/22/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:10 pm 7:10 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Operating Hours: 9AM-Noon, 1:30-5PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
lap 9:00 am 10:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 10:00 am 10:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 10-Jan 28-Feb

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 for most courses. 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.

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Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 10:30 am 11:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 10-Jan 28-Feb

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 for most courses. 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.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Intermediate 3 & 4 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 3 & 4 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 10-Jan 28-Feb

Level 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. Level 4 students will review previous level swimming skills and be introduced to new swimming strokes. This class is designed to improve stamina and coordination. Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

STUDENTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 1 & 2 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SIGN UP FOR THESE COURSES.

If you sign up for these courses and are not eligible, you will be withdrawn and will forfeit the entire cost of the course.

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Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 & 2 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 10-Jan 28-Feb

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.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

Sign Up!
Water Exercise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Water Excercise 08/16/2014 08/23/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 & 2 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 10-Jan 28-Feb

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.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

Sign Up!
Water Exercise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Water Excercise 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim/Play 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/16/2014 08/24/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Operating Hours: 9AM-Noon, 1:30-5PM

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
lap 9:00 am 10:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Advanced 5 & 6 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 5 & 6 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11-Jan 8-Mar

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. Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

STUDENTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 3 & 4 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SIGN UP FOR THESE COURSES.

If you sign up for these courses and are not eligible, you will be withdrawn and will forfeit the entire cost of the course.

Sign Up!
Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 11-Jan 8-Mar

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 for most courses. 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.

Sign Up!
Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 11-Jan 8-Mar

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 for most courses. 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.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Intermediate 3 & 4 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 3 & 4 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11-Jan 8-Mar

Level 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. Level 4 students will review previous level swimming skills and be introduced to new swimming strokes. This class is designed to improve stamina and coordination. Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

STUDENTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 1 & 2 TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SIGN UP FOR THESE COURSES.

If you sign up for these courses and are not eligible, you will be withdrawn and will forfeit the entire cost of the course.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 & 2 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11-Jan 8-Mar

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.

Students must meet the minimum height requirement (48 inches) with bare feet in order to participate. Child will be withdrawn from course and no refund will be given if the minimum height requirement is not met.

Sign Up!
Recreation Swim/Play 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 01/05/2015 03/15/2015

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/16/2014 08/24/2014

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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