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

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.

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!

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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 6:00 am 7:45 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 11:00 am 11:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 12-Jun-17 31-Jul-17

This class seeks to improve participants’ proficiency in basic aquatic skills (including rotary breathing, surface dives and treading) and the six basic swimming strokes (i.e., front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and si

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Adult Swim – Learning The Basics 11:00 am 11:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 12-Jun-17 31-Jul-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

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Senior Swim and Special Needs 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Senior Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without n

Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 12-Jun-17 31-Jul-17

This class seeks to improve participants? proficiency in basic aquatic skills (including rotary breathing, surface dives and treading) and the six basic swimming strokes (i.e., front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and si

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning The Basics 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 12-Jun-17 31-Jul-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!
Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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
Lap Swim 6:00 am 7:45 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Senior Swim and Special Needs 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Senior Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Water Exercise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Water Excercise 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 2:00 pm 3:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 1 4:15 pm 4:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 13-Jun-17 01-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 3 4:15 pm 4:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 13-Jun-17 01-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 2 4:55 pm 5:25 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 13-Jun-17 01-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 4 4:55 pm 5:25 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 13-Jun-17 01-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 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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
Lap Swim 6:00 am 7:45 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 11:00 am 11:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 14-Jun-17 02-Aug-17

This class seeks to improve participants’ proficiency in basic aquatic skills (including rotary breathing, surface dives and treading) and the six basic swimming strokes (i.e., front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and si

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning The Basics 11:00 am 11:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 14-Jun-17 02-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!
Senior Swim and Special Needs 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Senior Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without n

Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 14-Jun-17 02-Aug-17

This class seeks to improve participants’ proficiency in basic aquatic skills (including rotary breathing, surface dives and treading) and the six basic swimming strokes (i.e., front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and si

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning The Basics 5:15 pm 5:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 14-Jun-17 02-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!
Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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
Lap Swim 6:00 am 7:45 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Senior Swim and Special Needs 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Senior Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Water Exercise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Water Excercise 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 2:00 pm 3:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 1 4:15 pm 4:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 15-Jun-17 03-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 3 4:15 pm 4:45 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 15-Jun-17 03-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 5 4:55 pm 5:25 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 15-Jun-17 03-Aug-17

This class focuses on helping participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke). Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 6 4:55 pm 5:25 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - Lanes 1-4 Aquatics 15-Jun-17 03-Aug-17

This class focuses on refining strokes and turns and building endurance. Three options (Personal Water Safety, Fundamentals of Diving and Fitness Swimmer) provide participants with the opportunity to learn information and skills for specific aquatic activ

Sign Up!
Lap Swim 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Friday

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 6:00 am 7:45 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 11:00 am 11:30 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 16-Jun-17 04-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!
Senior Swim and Special Needs 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Senior Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:30 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Recreation Swim 4:30 pm 6:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 6:10 pm 7:10 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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
Lap Swim 9:00 am 10:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 5 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class focuses on helping participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke). Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 6 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-Jun-17 05-Aug-17

This class focuses on refining strokes and turns and building endurance. Three options (Personal Water Safety, Fundamentals of Diving and Fitness Swimmer) provide participants with the opportunity to learn information and skills for specific aquatic activ

Sign Up!
Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 24-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!
Learn-to-Swim Level 3 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-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 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-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!
Water Exercise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool Shared Pool Water Excercise 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.
No Instructor. Self directed class

Learn-to-Swim Level 1 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-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 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 17-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!
Recreation Swim 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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 9:00 am 10:00 am Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 5 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-Aug-17

This class focuses on helping participants refine their performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke). Participants perform these strokes with increased proficiency and are

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 6 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-Aug-17

This class focuses on refining strokes and turns and building endurance. Three options (Personal Water Safety, Fundamentals of Diving and Fitness Swimmer) provide participants with the opportunity to learn information and skills for specific aquatic activ

Sign Up!
Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 10:10 am 10:40 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-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!
Learn-to-Swim Level 4 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-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!
Swimming – Parent & Child Introduction to Water 10:50 am 11:20 am Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-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!
Learn-to-Swim Level 1 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-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 11:30 am 12:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool GARFIELDPOOL - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 18-Jun-17 06-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!
Recreation Swim 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Lap Swim 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Garfield Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Lap Swim 06/08/2017 08/25/2017

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

Location Map