Garfield Pool Improvement Project


Garfield Square is located at Harrison and 26th Streets’. The park is approximately 169,000 square feet and has a pool building and adjacent club house, sport courts, synthetic fields for soccer, children’s play area, picnic area, landscaping, and related amenities.


The proposed project may include the renovation of the pool, pool building, and reconfiguration of park indoor facilities, improved park accessibility, and related amenities.

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The project was allocated $11 million from the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond.


The renovation will take place in fall 2018.

Garfield Pool Center Concept Design Heading to Commission

Regarding the renovation of Garfield Pool Center, the Capital Division is requesting that the Concept Design being presented to the Commission on August 20, 2017 be approved. The design thoughtfully integrates the Clubhouse and the Pool – adding a gathering space and redesigning the Clubhouse so community groups can use … Continue reading

What Would Make You Want to Swim at Garfield Pool?

The survey has ended; the next meeting will take place in January or February. In the meantime you can email your comments to and plan on attending the upcoming community meeting. Garfield Pool is about to undergo renovations, as part of the 2012 Bond. Rec and Park has partnered … Continue reading

Balboa Pool Construction has Begun!

Once the renovation at Balboa Pool is completed in Fall 2017, the $11 million Garfield Pool renovation and $8.2 million Rossi Pool renovation will follow. The three renovations will not overlap in an effort to serve the public with as much aquatic recreation as possible.

Garfield Pool Closure (Nov 16 to Dec 12)

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

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