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  Aquatics








The City of Walnut Creek has completed an Aquatic Needs Assessment.
Check here for the latest updates on this project.

We are home to the following swim programs:
Walnut Creek Aquanuts (Age Group Synchronized Swim Team)
Walnut Creek Masters (Fitness & Competition - Adult Swim Team)
Walnut Creek Aquabears (Age group year round swim team)
Walnut Creek Swim Club (Summer Recreation Swim Team)

City Programs
Year-round Fitness Swimming
Year-round recreational swimming
Learn-to-Swim
Water Exercise
Lifeguard Training

SWIM CENTERS

CLARKE MEMORIAL SWIM CENTER

Located in Heather Farm Park
1750 Heather Drive, Walnut Creek
(925) 943-5856

Open Year-round
Olympic size, 20 lane lap pool
Heated Locker rooms and Showers
Fitness Center with cardiovascular and weight equipment
Diving pool with 1 meter spring board (open seasonally)
Children's wading pool (2-3 ½ feet deep - open seasonally)
Vending machines

Facility Closed 2014: April 20, May 31, June 1, July 12-13, August 2-3, 9, September 20-21, November 27, December 25, January 1, 2015

Weekend Hours: May 26, July 4, September 1, November 28, December 24, 31


ADULT LAP SWIM (13 yrs. & older) 
Fall, Winter & Spring Season (September 3, 2013 - June 15, 2014)

Monday - Friday 5:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Thursday
Evening
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADULT LAP SWIM (13 yrs. & older)
Summer Season (June 16, 2014 - September 1, 2014)

Monday - Friday

 5:30 am - 4:45 pm

 Monday - Thursday
Evening

 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 Saturday - Sunday

11:00 am - 4:45 pm 


FAMILY LAP SWIM HOURS
Fall, Winter, Spring Season
Saturday - Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7 yrs - 17 yrs must be accompanied
by a swimming adult

Adult Fitness Center Hours: Year Round (18 yrs. & older)
Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Monday - Thursday
Evening
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Saturday - Sunday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

RECREATIONAL SWIM HOURS: June 16 - August TBD, 2014

Monday - Thursday 

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 Friday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

 Saturday* - Sunday

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

 Lap lanes available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm only
the following weekends: July 12-13, August 2-3, 9
*Pool opens at 1:00 pm on the following Saturdays: TBD


Fall - Spring Season (September 3, 2013 - June 15, 2014 & September 7, 2013 - June 15, 2014)

 Saturday - Sunday

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

 50 meter pool only



LARKEY SWIM CENTER

Located by the Lindsay Museum
2771 Buena Vista Ave, Walnut Creek
(925) 943-5861

Open Mid-June to Mid-August
L-Shaped recreational pool (25 yards by 25 meters w/dive well)
Children's wading pool (1 foot deep)
Grass area & vending machines
Locker rooms and heated showers
Available for off-season private rentals

RECREATIONAL SWIM HOURS - June 16 - August TBD, 2014

Monday - Thursday 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday 1pm - 5:00pm
Saturday* - Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lap lanes available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm only the following
weekends: July 12-13, August 9
*Pool opens at 1:00 pm on the following Saturdays: TBD


ADMISSION FEES & RULES
Daily Recreational Swim
Everyone entering the facility must pay the entrance fee. (No Refunds)
Appropriate Bathing Suits are required.  Street clothes are not permitted in the pools. Any child that is not completely potty-trained must wear an approved swim diaper.
To avoid pool closures, please remember to have children visit the bathroom periodically throughout the visit. 
Swimming instruction of any kind is not permitted without prior written approval from aquatics coordinators.

Daily Park Pass*
Children 6 & Under
Must be accompanied by a swimming adult
$3.50 $4.00
Youth 7-17 $4.25 $4.75
Adults 18 & up $5.00 $5.50
Daily Lap Swim 13 & older $5.00
*Park Pass option allows in/out privileges during recreation swim hours/visit.

Discount Recreational Swim - 15 Swim Punch Tickets

Children 6 & Under
Must be accompanied by an adult
$45.00
Youth 7-17 $56.25
Adults 18 & up $63.75
Good for recreation swim hours only. Passes are valid for one year. No refunds.

Lap Swim and Fitness Center
Adults 18 & up
Paid admission entitles patron to the use of the locker rooms, showers, fitness center, and lap swim. Everyone entering the facility must pay admission fee.
Daily $5.00
15 Punch Pass $63.75
Monthly $71.00
Passes valid for 1 year. No Refunds.

Family Pass
Enjoy unlimited use of the Clarke and Larkey Swim Centers during recreational swim times. Buy a family pass for up to five immediate family members living at your address.

Family passes valid from: Spring Break - Labor Day
Family Pass Fee: $275
Additional Members: $10
Families must show proper ID.

FACILITY RENTAL PACKAGES
For more information, contact Karen Heaston-Martin at (925) 943-5899 ext. 2438

Group Rates
Our facilities are great for end of the year parties and summer day camp programs. Call now to reserve your spot for hours of summer fun. Space is limited so sign up early.

Party Area Rental
Plan to have your next party at the pool. Reserve picnic tables in a shaded area during recreational swim hours. Requires individual admission per guest + $50 rental fee.

WALNUT CREEK, AQUATICS STAFF
Karen Heaston-Martin, Program Coordinator
Christopher Rhoades, Program Coordinator

SPECIAL INTEREST

Water Exercise
Shape up and slim down with invigorating water exercise. Use the water's natural buoyancy and resistance as an excellent form of exercise for those with special consideration such as: pregnancy, arthritis, knee problems or other injuries. Ideal for non-swimmers and swimmers.

Morning Sessions:
Clarke Swim Center
Mon/Wed/Fri 8 am, 9 am
Tue/Thu 8:30
Fee: $7.00 drop-in; $66/12-class punch card (Valid 2 years)
Deep water and shallow water classes offered.

COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS

WALNUT CREEK AQUABEARS SWIM TEAM
This nationally ranked Swim Team is a year-round United States Swimming competitive program. It provides novice through Olympic level training for youth swimmers of all abilities. For information, call 939-5990. Head coach, Rick Millington.

WALNUT CREEK MASTERS SWIM TEAM
Our Adult (19-90+) swim team is one of the finest (and most fun) in the country, providing a competitive swimming programs for adults. Group workouts are held 5:30-6:30 am, 6:45-7:45 am, 10:30-11:30 am, noon-1 pm, Monday-Friday, and 7-8 pm, Monday-Thursday. For more information, call 280-5421. Head Coach, Kerry O'Brien.

WALNUT CREEK AQUANUTS SYNCHRONIZED SWIM TEAM
Home of the Olympic Champions! The highly acclaimed Walnut Creek "Aquanuts" provide year-round competitive and recreational programs for swimmers of all ages and abilities. For more information, log on to http://www.aquanuts.org/ or call 938-9224.

WALNUT CREEK SWIM CLUB
Walnut Creek Swim Club is sponsored by the City of Walnut Creek and is one of the oldest and finest recreational swim teams in the county.

For complete information on tryouts, registration and schedules, please visit our website at http://www.walnutcreekswimclub.org/.

SWIM LESSON REFUND POLICY
We do not give refunds for weather or lack of child participation. Transfers between classes may only be done if there is room in the class and approved by the manager on duty.
 
 

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