Coffman Pool is back open after a power outage in the neighborhood today, 9/9. Be sure to get out and swim here soon!
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.
SAN FRANCISCO – With temperatures expected to reach 90 degrees in some neighborhoods, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is waiving admission fees to seven pools throughout the city today. Mid-day lap swims and lessons will go on as scheduled. Pools will keep at least one lane open to … Continue reading
Dear swimmers, please note that our swimming pool will be closed on Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day. Have a great weekend.
Swimmers, our Swimming Pools’ Fall Schedule will take effect on Saturday August 25. In the meantime, open public swims will remain as they were through the Summer. Thank you
Visitacion Valley neighbors are invited to participate in the next community workshop on Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10am – 12:30pmat the Visitacion Valley Library. The workshop agenda will be organized in two parts. Rec and Park and city staff have begun preliminary planning and design work on projects identified by the … 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.