Rossi Pool

Learning how to Scuba dive at Rossi Pool

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.

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ALL SFRP pools will be CLOSED on Saturday, 10.19.19 until 12:30pm

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,

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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.