Pools & Aquatics Programs
Summer Recreation Swim Schedule
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George F. Haines International Swim Center
2625 Patricia Drive, at Central Park
The George F. Haines International Swim Center is the site of international swim meets, and a "home" for world-class and Olympic swimmers, divers, and synchronized swimmers. The facility offers adult noon hour swim, adult lap swimming, and senior swim year around; public swim for all ages is offered during the summer.
Pool Dimensions: Training Pool - 75 feet x 42 feet; depth at the edge is 4 feet and depth at the center is 4 feet 6 inches. Racing Pool - 75 feet x 50 meters; depth at the ends is 5 feet; depth at the center is 8 feet. Diving Well - 75 feet x 60 feet; overall depth is 17 feet.
Year-Round Swimming - Monday through Friday
Senior Swim open to seniors age
50+ living in the City of Santa Clara
|11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Noon Hour Lap Swim open to
everyone age 18 and over
|12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mary Gomez Park & Pool
651 Bucher Avenue
An eight acre park, Mary Gomez Park has a swimming pool, two tennis courts, basketball court and small children's play area. In addition, the park has off-street parking, an open play area suitable for games, picnic-barbecue facilities, and restrooms. The park was named in honor of Mary Gomez, an outstanding Santa Clara Unified School District teacher who also participated in the development of the City's Parks & Recreation Department. She also served on its first commission, which formulated the City's policy to try to place a park in every neighborhood. The pool is open during the summer only, and offers recreational swim and lessons.
Pool Dimensions: 75 feet x 42 feet; depth of shallow end is 3 feet; depth of deep end is 9 feet
3750 De La Cruz Boulevard
Adjacent to Montague Elementary School, the Swim Center has a pool made accessible to the disabled, a large wading pool, and turf area for sunbathers. Montague Swim Center covers 1.5 acres, and is open in the summer only, offering recreational swim and swim lessons.
Pool Dimensions: 75 feet x 56 feet (one end of the pool is 35 feet wide and the other end is 30 feet wide); depth of shallow end is 2 feet 9 inches; depth of deepest portion is 4 feet 9 inches. Small Pool - 30 feet x 20 feet; depth at shallow end is 1 feet 9 inches and depth at the deeper end is 2 feet 9 inches
Warburton Park & Pool
2250 Royal Drive
A 6 acre park, Warburton Park was named in honor of Austen Warburton in 1962. Mr. Warburton was a descendent of a pioneer California family, and lived his entire life -- November, 1917 to May, 1995 -- in Santa Clara. He was a beloved civic leader, serving as a City Planning Commissioner, City Council Member and a Regent of Santa Clara University, and was known as "Mr. Santa Clara". Warburton Park also contains the Warburton Swim Center, picnic areas, open space, restrooms, a playground and basketball courts. The swim center offers recreational swim and lessons during the summer. The pool facility has off-street parking.
Pool Dimensions: 75 feet x 45 feet; depth of shallow end is 3 feet; depth of deep end is 10 feet. Small Pool - 40 feet x 30 feet; depth at the edge is 2 feet 6 inches and depth at the center is 3 feet.
Adult Lap Swim
International Swim Center, 2625 Patricia Drive, is open Monday through Friday year round from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm for adult lap swimming. Fee is $3.00 per day. Swimmers must be 18 years or older. No children are allowed on the pool deck.
Structured team workouts and lap swimming for adults, 19 years of age and over, are held at the International Swim Center, 2625 Patricia Drive. The City offers the program in cooperation with the Santa Clara Swim Club. Workouts are early morning and evening. For exact times and registration information, contact the Swim Club Coaching Staff at (408) 682-7899. The fee is $45.00 per month plus annual membership to Pacific Association Swimming.
Open to adults 50 years and over, Senior Swim is held Monday through Friday year round, from 11:00 am to 11:45 am, at the International Swim Center. Lap swimming and water exercise are open to Santa Clara City residents only. Proof of residency is required. Admission is free. No children are allowed on the pool deck. Indoor swimming is also available to seniors at the Senior Center. For more information, contact the Santa Clara Senior Center at (408) 615-3170.
Recreational swimming for all ages is available at George F. Haines International Swim Center, Mary Gomez Pool, Montague Swim Center, and Warburton Swim Center, mid-June through August. More information may be found in the Summer Recreation Activities Guide.
The Parks & Recreation Department offers swim lessons during the summer, mid-June through mid-August, for ages 6 months through adult. Taught by Red Cross certified instructors, students will learn the fundamentals of swimming and water safety. More information may be found in the Summer Recreation Activities Guide.