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MAINTENANCE UPDATES:

Pool Closure: Aug 18-24
Closed for Maintenance and Cleaning

Sinsheimer Park Parking Lot Repavement Project: Aug 18-Oct 6
The parking lot between the Baseball Stadium and the SLO Swim Center will be under construction beginning August 18-October 6, 2014. During the construction, the parking lot will have very limited parking with only one row of parking spots available at a time, roughly 30-35 spaces. Some additional parking available by the Sinsheimer Tennis Courts.

 

SLO Swim Center
902 Southwood Drive
(805) 781-7288
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Fall 2014 Registration Now Open!  

 


2014 Pool Closures (Updated 01/14/14)

Dates Times Closed Reason for Closure
January 1, 2014 Wed, all day Holiday: New Year's Day
March 1 Sat, all day SLO Relays
March 22 Sat, all day Seahawks Swim Meet
March 23 Sun, all day Seahawks Swim Meet
July 4 Fri, 11:30-7:30 pm Firecracker Swim Meet
July 5 Sat, all Day Firecracker Swim Meet
July 6 Sun, all Day Firecracker Swim Meet
July 26 Sat, 1:30-4 pm SLO Triathlon
July 27 Sun, all day SLO Triathlon
Aug 18-24 Mon-Sun, all day Maintenance and Cleaning
September 27 Sat, all day Seahawks Swim Meet
September 28 Sun, all day Seahawks Swim Meet
November 21 Fri, 5:30-7pm Gobbler Classic Swim Meet
November 22 Sat, all day Gobbler Classic Swim Meet
November 23 Sun, all day Gobbler Classic Swim Meet
November 27 Th, all day Holiday: Thanksgiving
November 28 Fri, 6-8 am Holiday: Thanksgiving
December 24-25 All day Holiday: Christmas
December 26 Fri, 6-8 am Holiday: Post-Christmas
December 31 Wed, 5:30-7 pm Holiday: New Year's Eve


Drop-In Programs:
 

Monthly Rates and Swim Passes
Fees for Aqua Aerobics and Lap Swimming may be paid monthly: $45 per month ($35 per month for youth/seniors). Swim passes (books of 10 passes) are available for Aqua Aerobics, Lap Swimming and Recreation Swimming and may be purchased for $22.50/youth and seniors, $27/adults.

Lap Swimming at the Main Pool and Therapy/Tot Pool
The Lap Swimming Program is time that can be utilized for several types of aquatic activities including: walking, kicking, physical therapy, aqua jogging, triathlon training, or working one-on-one with children.

Age

Days

Times

Dates

All

M-F

6-8 am

Ongoing

All

M-F

11:30 am-1:30 pm

Ongoing

All M-F 5:30 pm-7 pm Ongoing
All Sat 6:30-8 am Ongoing
All Sat 11:30 am-1:30 pm Ongoing
All Sun 11:30 am-1:30 pm Sept-May

Cost $3/adult; $2.50/youth & seniors

 

Therapy/Tot Pool

The Therapy/Tot Pool not only offers new and unique programs, it also accommodates people of all ages. The shallow section of the pool is available for toddlers and accompanying adults, while the deeper section is available for adults and seniors to enjoy the pool for exercise and self-directed activities.

Program Age Days Times Dates
Shallow Youth M-Sat 11:30 am-1:30 pm June 9-Aug 16
Deepest 18+ M-Sat 11:30 am-12:30 pm June 9-Aug 16
Shallow Youth M-F 5:30-7:20 pm June 9-Aug 16
Shallow Youth M-F 5:30-6:50 pm Sept-May
Deepest 18+ M-F 5:30-7:20 pm June 9-Aug 16
Deepest 18+ M-F 5:30-6:30 pm Sept-May
Rec Swim All Sun 1:45-4 pm June 9-Aug 16

11:30-12:30 and 5:30-7:20 deep portion of pool for adult exercise only
(Therapy Pool closes 10 minutes before Lap Pool)
Cost
$3/adult; $2.50/youth & seniors

 

Recreational Swimming
Open for swim, dive or play. Diving boards are available and a few lanes are open for adult lap swimmers.

Program

Age

Days

Times

Dates

Weekend

All

Sat,Sun

1:45-4 pm

June 15-Aug 18

Weekday

All

M-F

1:45-4 pm

June 10-Aug 16

Cost $3/adult; $2.50/youth & seniors
 

Aqua Aerobics

For a guided workout, try the shallow water aqua aerobics classes. This class is conducted in the shallow end of the main pool, in water that is kept at 80 degrees.

Program

Age

Days

Times

Dates

Aqua Aerobics

All

M-Sat

11:40 am-12:30 pm

Ongoing

Aqua Aerobics

All

M,W,F

5:40-6:30 pm

Ongoing

Cost $3/adult; $2.50/youth & seniors

Specialty Lessons and Classes
Click here to find details and register online for swim lessons, lifeguard training and classes at the SLO Swim Center.


Aquatics Instruction/Swimming Levels
Not sure of the right class for your child? Refer to the links below.


Warm Water Exercise Class
An instructor led exercise class conducted in the 88 degree waters of the therapy pool.

Ages

Days

Times

Dates

Cost

All

M,W,F

8-9 am

Ongoing

$75/20 classes

All

M,W,F

9-10 am

Ongoing

$75/20 classes

General Information
The SLO Swim Center Main Pool is a 50 meter by 25 yard outdoor pool. The temperature controls are calibrated in an effort to keep the water between 78 and 82 degrees. In addition to the Main Pool, a Therapy/Tot Pool is available year-round, with depths ranging from 1' to 4'. The temperature of the therapy pool is maintained at 88 degrees. The facility is equipped to meet all ADA requirements and staffed by certified and trained rescue personnel.

For more information on Aquatics Programs, call the SLO Swim Center at 781-7288. Call 781-7284 for the monthly recorded message or email Devin Hyfield, Recreation Coordinator, at dhyfield@slocity.org to receive monthly email updates.

 

 

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