Rossi Pool will be closing on Monday, July 1 to begin its capital improvement project. We anticipate completing the project in the fall of 2020. Nearby pools include Sava Pool (19th Avenue and Wawona Street), Hamilton Pool (1900 Geary Boulevard) and the Mission Community Pool (101 Linda Street). For more information about the project and updates, click here.
A favorite swimming spot for locals in the Richmond District, Rossi Swimming Pool offers an array of classes and programs, from learn-to-swim, lap and recreational swims for tots, youths, adults and seniors.
All Pools will be closed October 14, 2019 in observance of indigenous peoples holiday.
ALL SFRP pools will be CLOSED on Saturday, October 19, 2019 until 12:30pm for our quarterly all-staff lifeguard inservice training. During this time our aquatic staff will be practicing their in-water rescue skills, as well as their CPR and first aid skills. Thank You,
On Tuesday June 6th we held the final community meeting for the development of the Rossi Pool Renovation concept design. Thank you to the many dedicated swimmers who attended the meeting to provide their support for the project and give valuable feedback to the design team. The final concept design … Continue reading
The Recreation & Park Department is pleased to announce the fourth community meeting for the Rossi Pool Renovation Project, funded by the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Thank you to … Continue reading
Thank you to the community members who attended our project meeting on January 18th, we had a great turnout and received valuable feedback. We look forward to continuing our work with the community to finalize the concept plan. Please see a PDF copy of the presentation under Documents & Materials … Continue reading
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.