The SLO Swim Center, open year-round, features an outdoor 50-meter by 25-yard Main Pool with temperature controls keeping the water between 78 and 82 degrees. A Therapy/Tot Pool is maintained at 88 degrees with depths ranging from 1 to 4 feet.

Cost: $3/adult; $2.50/youth and seniors

Located at:
902 Southwood Drive
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 781-7288
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SLO Swim Center Pool & Facility Rules

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
Here is your chance to take a great class, with the benefit of becoming an American Red Cross certified. The Lifeguard Course includes instruction of in-water lifeguard skills, First Aid to meet Title 22 requirements, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Classes are held on Saturdays and Sundays for a two-week session. Participants must be able to attend ALL class sessions. Make-up classes are not available.

Session 1
Ages 15+
April 22-April 30
8:00 am - 7:00 pm (1 hour lunch)

Session 2
Ages 15+
May 13-May 21
8:00 am - 7:00 pm (1 hour lunch)

Spring Break Recreational Swimming

During Spring Break, the SLO Swim Center will be open at peak hours for prime enjoyment on Tuesday and Friday. The main pool and the Therapy/Tot pool are both available for use during Recreational Swim time.

Tuesday, April 18 and Friday, April 21
1:45 pm to 3:30 pm
$3/adult, $2.50/youth & seniors

Summer Swim Lessons Swim Assessment
Free swim assessment day for the Summer Swim Lesson program. There will be two dates for participants to practice and test their swimming abilities. Instructor will gauge swimmer abilities and recommend the appropriate level for registration for summer swim lessons.

Assessment #2
Ages 11-15
April 8
2-3:30 pm

Summer Junior Lifeguard Camp Swim Assessment
Free swim assessment day for the new Summer Program Junior Lifeguard Camp. There will be two dates for participants to attempt the swim assessment for the Junior Lifeguard program at the SLO Swim Center. The assessment will consist of 100-yard swim (50 free, 50 breaststroke), swim under water 10 yards, tread water for 1 minute, and exit the pool not using a ladder. There will be a question and answer session for the new Junior Lifeguard Camp on the days of the swim assessment.    

Assessment #2
Ages 11-15
April 8
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Monthly Rates and Swim Passes
Fees for Aqua Aerobics and Lap Swimming may be paid monthly: $45 per month for adults, $35 for youth/seniors. Booklets of 10 swim passes are available for Aqua Aerobics, lap swimming, and recreational swimming and may be purchased for $27/adults, or $22.50/youth and seniors.


• 2017 Winter/Spring Schedule (Updated 11.30.16) - NEW!
• 2017 Pool Closures (Updated 12.05.16)

Lessons and Instruction
• Swim Lessons/Classes
• Swim Level Enrollment Information

Program Partners
San Luis Obispo Swim Club: Seahawks