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.

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.

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Facility Schedule

Printable Schedule

Monday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

There are no Classes at this time

Tuesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 8:00 am 9:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Adult Swim – Advanced Swimming for Fitness 10:15 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/9/2017 5/25/2017

This class focuses on refining the participant’s front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke strokes and turns, and building endurance. (The butterfly stroke and turn are optional.) Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water.

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Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Water Execise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Water Excercise 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Recreation Swim 2:45 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Recreation Swim 03/12/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 6 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/9/2017 5/25/2017

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 activities. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 5.

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Wednesday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Adult Swim – Advanced Swimming for Fitness 10:15 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/9/2017 5/25/2017

This class focuses on refining the participant’s front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke strokes and turns, and building endurance. (The butterfly stroke and turn are optional.) Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water.

Sign Up!
Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Water Execise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Water Excercise 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Recreation Swim 2:45 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Recreation Swim 03/12/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 5 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/10/2017 5/26/2017

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 able to swim them for greater distances. Participants also learn to perform flip turns on the front and back. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level IV

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Learn-to-Swim Level 6 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/9/2017 5/25/2017

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 activities. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 5.

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Thursday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 8:00 am 9:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Water Execise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Water Excercise 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Recreation Swim 2:45 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Recreation Swim 03/12/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 2 4:10 pm 4:40 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/11/2017 5/25/2017

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. This level marks the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion skills. Prerequisite- Completion of Level 1

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Learn-to-Swim Private 4:10 pm 4:40 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/11/2017 5/25/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

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Learn-to-Swim Level 4 4:50 pm 5:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/11/2017 5/25/2017

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, participants learn the arm actions that accompany the scissors kick and breaststroke kick in order to begin performing the sidestroke and breaststroke at rudimentary proficiency levels. Participants also learn the back crawl and butterfly at rudimentary proficiency levels, in addition to the basics of performing a simple open turn at a wall. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level III.

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Learn-to-Swim Private 4:50 pm 5:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/11/2017 5/25/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Private 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/11/2017 5/25/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

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Friday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 9:00 am 11:00 am Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 10:15 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 sidestroke). (The butterfly stroke is optional.) Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water, in addition to those needed to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning the Basics 10:15 am 10:45 am Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 those needed to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.

Sign Up!
Coffman Senior/Special Needs Swim 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Senior Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Water Execise 11:00 am 12:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Water Excercise 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Lap Swim 12:00 pm 1:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Lap Swim 03/11/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Coffman Recreation Swim 2:45 pm 4:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 3 Lanes Recreation Swim 03/12/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Learn-to-Swim Level 1 4:10 pm 4:40 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 Private 4:10 pm 4:40 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 3 4:50 pm 5:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 and increase the time duration for treading water. Participants also learn the rules for headfirst entries and begin to learn to enter the water headfirst from a seated position at poolside (if the water is 9 feet deep or deeper). On successful completion of Level 3, participants have achieved basic water competency in a pool environment. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level II

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Learn-to-Swim Private 4:50 pm 5:20 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Level 5 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/10/2017 5/26/2017

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 able to swim them for greater distances. Participants also learn to perform flip turns on the front and back. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level IV

Sign Up!
Learn-to-Swim Private 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

One Private or Semi-Private lesson per person per session. If you sign up for more than one, you will be withdrawn.

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 LESSON PER STUDENT PER SESSION

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes 6:00 pm 6:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 sidestroke). (The butterfly stroke is optional.) Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water, in addition to those needed to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.

Sign Up!
Adult Swim – Learning the Basics 6:00 pm 6:30 pm Coffman Swimming Pool COFFMAN - Swimming Pool - All Lanes Aquatics 5/12/2017 5/26/2017

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 those needed to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.

Sign Up!

Saturday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

Activity Start Time End Time Location Room/Area Class Type Start Date End Date Description
Coffman Recreation Swim 1:30 pm 3:00 pm Coffman Swimming Pool 6 Lanes Recreation Swim 03/12/2017 05/27/2017

Disclaimer: Schedule subject to change without notice.

Sunday

Facility Operating Hours:

Classes & Open Gym/Swim Schedule:

There are no Classes at this time

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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