Aquatics & Pools

Martin Luther King Jr Swimming Pool

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.

Deep Water Swim Test Form

Purchase Swim Passes & Memberships!

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,

Public Swimming Pools
Fees starting July 1, 2019

Children (0-17)
Children Admission Drop- In: $1
Monthly Swim Pass (not including lessons): $21.00
Summer Swim Pass (Recreation Swim): $26.00
Yearly Swim Pass: $222.00

ADULT (18-64)
Adult Admission Drop In (Lap Swim/ Recreation Swim): $7
Water Exercise: $9
Monthly Swim Pass (not including lessons): $86.00
10 Visit Lap/Recreation Swim Pass: $59.00
Yearly Swim Pass: $784.00
10 Visit Water Exercise Pass: $78.00

Seniors (65+)
Senior Admission Drop In (Lap Swim/ Recreation Swim): $7
Water Excersice: $9
Monthly Swim Pass (not including lessons): $46.00
10 Visit Lap/ Recreation Swim Pass: $27.00
Yearly Swim Pass: $523.00
10 Visit Water Exercise Pass: $41.00

Scholarship Program Rates
Monthly Swim Pass (not including lessons): $48.00
10 Visit Lap/ Recreation Swim Pass: $27.00
Yearly Swim Pass: $523.00
10 Visit Water Exercise Pass: $41.00

Pools are generally accessible for persons with disabilities. For further information call (415) 831-6819 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.

Shower time is limited to three (3) minutes.

Parents who have children shorter than minimum pool depth must abide by these rules:

  1. parents must accompany children shorter than the minimum pool depth,
  2. parents must not leave children unattended, and
  3. 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

2018/19 Pool 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.

Pool Parties

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department offers a variety of pool party packages at a few of our pool facilities. The packages include the use of a pool at a designated time and a room for food cake and beverages. Availability can be limited as we run many of our programs in these sites. Below are some key details to note regarding pool parties:

  1. Pool parties must be reserved at least 14 days in advance of the date desired.
  2. Payment of the rental fee and security deposit is due at least 10 days in advance of the reserved date.
  3. Any participant less than 48” tall must be accompanied by an adult at all times, both in and out of the pool. No exceptions.
  4. Participants are required to follow all established pool rules. This includes, but is not limited to; diving and slide rules, proper swimsuit attire and no flotation devices.
  5. Participants may bring in their own food and non-alcoholic drinks, but all food and beverages must be kept in the multipurpose room. No glass containers allowed.

How to Reserve a Pool Party:

Please click one of facility links below to see the details of each package offered. Once you have decided on a date and time, please call our office at (415) 831-5500 ext. 4 for indoor rentals, and we can check the availability for you.

Pool Party Facilities

  1. Hamilton Pool
  2. Sava Pool