Get active! Whether you’re looking to swim a few laps, do water aerobics, or get a little more extreme and conquer the waterslides at Hamilton, make one of the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s beautiful pools your destination.
After yesterday’s storm created a power outage that forced the closure of Hamilton Pool, I am happy to report it has reopened today for its normally posted schedule. Enjoy you swim.
At 7:15 AM, Hamilton Pool experienced a power outage which shut down pool circulation. The pool is closed until the power is restored and the circulating pumps can be reset. Sorry for the inconvenience. Update 11:26 AM – The facility will be closed the rest of the day.
While I currently do not have a specific date for the reopening of Martin Luther King pool. I do, however, have a tentative timeline for how long the pool be closed. It is looking like the pool will be closed as many as 10 to 12 weeks with the pool … Continue reading
The stationary engineers worked diligently to restore pool temperature over the weekend . Pool temperature is within the the normal operating range.
Hamilton Pool has reopened today, December 1. The pool shell has been re-plastered and looks great. Come on out and swim!
Martin Luther King Jr. Pool is closed due to the pool circulation being down. Per state health code , a pool without circulation can not be open to the public. Our engineers have identified the problem, and are working on obtaining the necessary parts to repair the issue. We apologize … Continue reading
Mission Pool is scheduled to close for this season on December 1, 2014. We are scheduled to reopen on March 1, 2015. We hope you have enjoyed Mission Pool and we look forward to serving you next season. Please check this website for updates.
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.
City Hall Treasurer’s Office; M-F 8am-to 5pm SF City Hall
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).
Pools are generally accessible for persons with disabilities. For further information call (415) 831-2747 or TDD (415) 242-5200.
Facilities at all pools include showers, changing areas, and lockers. You must bring your own lock for the locker. Locks may not be left on over night.
Non-swimmers must remain in shallow water. Deep water test includes: Swim crawl stroke 6-widths of the pool, and tread water 1 minute.
Deck staff are responsible for enforcing rules and regulations relating to the safety of swimmers and have the authority to eject persons for not complying with said rules and regulations.
All valuables must be checked in with the cashiers. The management will not be responsible for valuables left in the dressing rooms. Check in of articles is merely an accommodation. The Recreation and Park Department, and the City and County of San Francisco assume no liability there under.
Shower time is limited to three (3) minutes.
Parents who have children shorter than minimum pool depth must abide by these rules:
- parents must accompany children shorter than the minimum pool depth,
- parents must not leave children unattended, and
- parents must sign a permission slip. Infants must wear diapers with elastic on legs and waist.
All pool programs are subject to change. Poorly attended programs may be canceled.
MAINTENANCE AND CLOSURE SCHEDULE
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.