Coffman Pool

Coffman Swimming Pool

The 10,000-square-foot Coffman Pool, originally built in 1957, was refreshed in 2008, and is located on Visitacion Avenue and Hahn Streets within Herz Playground at the southeastern entrance of McLaren Park. A hidden gem for city swimmers, Coffman offers a variety of swim programs for all ages, including recreational swim, learn-to-swim classes, water aerobics, underwater hockey and lap swim.

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

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

Annual Pool closure list

We close SFRPD pools for approximately one month for annual maintenance, or for 3 months in the case of mission pool during the winter season. Below is the schedule for the closures. It is subject to change, and any changes will be posted on our blog. You will also find … Continue reading

Summer Learn to Swim is taking registrations now

Summer Learn to Swim, one of our most popular programs is taking registrations now. You can go to www.sfreconline.org and sign your child up for our two week (8 or ten sessions depending on the pool) weekday morning lessons. Sign up now, before they fill up.

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Monday

Operating Hours:

There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

Operating Hours:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Pool Lap Swim 9:30 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Senior Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Two double wide lanes for swimming and one double wide therapy lane
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Unstructured open swim
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Lap Swim 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Two double wide lanes for Lap Swimming (Shared Pool)
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swimming 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/13/2014 02/02/2015

Two double wide lanes: Fast and Slow. (Shared Pool)
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Wednesday

Operating Hours:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Swimming – Tot Preschool Lessons Preschool Lessons 9:30 am 10:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Tot 5 & Under Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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. Note: Please only sign up for one class per day, per participant.

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Swim Lessons – All Levels – Adult 10:15 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Adult 18+ Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/10

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 11/26.

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Coffman Pool Water Excercise 11:00 am 11:50 am Coffman Swimming Pool Water Excercise 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Water Exercise / Aqua Aerobics for Adults and Seniors
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 3:45 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Unstructured open swim time
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 2:55 pm 3:25 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 3:50 pm 4:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 2 3:50 pm 4:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 3:30 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 2 4:25 pm 4:55 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Beginning 1 & 2 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 1 4:25 pm 4:55 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Intermediate 3 & 4 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 3 5:00 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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. No class 11/26.

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Swim Lessons – Intermediate 3 & 4 – Youth, Tweens & Teens Level 4 5:00 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/05 12/17

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.

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. No class 11/26.

Sign Up!

Thursday

Operating Hours:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Pool Lap Swim 9:30 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Senior Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Two double wide lanes for swimming and one double wide therapy lane
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Staff Training and Pool Cleaning 12:00 pm 3:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 3:15 pm 3:45 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

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Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 3:50 pm 4:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 3:15 pm 3:45 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 3:50 pm 4:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Coffman Pool Recreation Swim 3:00 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Unstructured open swim
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Lap Swim 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Two double wide lanes for Lap Swimming (Shared Pool)
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 4:25 pm 4:55 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 4:25 pm 4:55 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Coffman Lap Swimming 4:30 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/13/2014 02/02/2015

Two double wide lanes: Fast and Slow. (Shared Pool)
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 5:00 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!
Swim Lessons – Private / Semi-Private Swim Lessons - Private 5:00 pm 5:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Swimming Pool-All Lanes Youth, Tweens & Teens Aquatics TBA TBA 11/06 12/18

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department swim lessons are taught under the philosophy of the American Red Cross. Instructors follow the fundamental basis of the Red Cross in their teachings with some additional enhancements to provide a high quality swimming lesson. Our goal is to make swimming an enjoyable lifelong experience for all. We challenge students at each level with a variety of activities. ONE PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION.

No class 11/27.

Sign Up!

Friday

Operating Hours:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Pool Lap Swim 9:30 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Water Excercise 11:00 am 11:50 am Coffman Swimming Pool Water Excercise 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Water Exercise / Aqua Aerobics for Adults and Seniors
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three double wide lanes for lap swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Recreation Swim 2:30 pm 3:45 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Unstructured open swim time
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Saturday

Operating Hours:

Activity Course Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Age Group Class Type Instructor Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Pool Recreation Swim 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Recreation Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Unstructured open Swim
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swimming 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/13/2014 08/13/2014

Three double wide lanes: Fast, Medium, and Slow.
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Pool Lap Swim 3:30 pm 5:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool Lap Swim 08/19/2014 12/20/2014

Three Double Wide Lanes for Lap Swimming
Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Operating Hours:

There are no Classes at this time

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.

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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