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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

Register for Swim Lessons now!

Click here for online registration

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

Pool Closed: September 20-21. November 1, 2, 27. December 25, 31. January 1, 2015.
Pool to close at 4:00 pm (no evening lap swim):  September 18. December 24, 31.
Weekend Hours: November 28, December 26, January 2, 2015

Additional 2015 dates to be announced in January 2015.


FALL/WINTER SCHEDULE

ADULT LAP SWIM (13 yrs. & older) 
Fall/Winter Season (September 2, 2014 - June 14, 2015)

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 

Pool Closed: September 20, 21. November 1, 2, 27. December 25, 31. January 1, 2015

Pool to close at 4:00 pm (no evening lap swim): September 18. December 24, 31.

Weekend hours: November 28, December 26, January 2, 2015

Additional 2015 dates to be announced in January 2015.



RECREATIONAL & FAMILY LAP SWIM HOURS:
Weekends September 6, 2014 - June 14, 2015

 Saturday - Sunday

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

 Recreational swimming in 50 meter pool only.

Family Lap Swimming for children 7yrs & older with lap swimming adult 18yrs+



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

YEAR ROUND Water Aerobics

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 looking for something new or those with special considerations such as : pregnancy, arthritis, knee/joint problems or other special considerations.  Swimming skills not required. 
Mon/Wed/Fri        8am & 9am
Tue/Thu                8:30am
$66/12-class punch ticket (valid 2 years) or drop-in $7

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 - Summer months only

Monday - Thursday Closed for season
Friday Closed for season
Saturday - Sunday Closed for season
Plan to re-open summer 2015


ADMISSION FEES & RULES

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 Admission Fees 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 & older $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 & older $63.75
Lap Swim 13 & older $63.75
Passes are valid for one year. No refunds.  Allows 15 one-time entries. 

Lap Swim and Fitness Center Monthly Pass
Swimmers 13 & older
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.
Monthly $71.00
Unlimited entries for 30 days for pass holder. 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.

Birthday Party Package
Plan to have your next party at the pool! Reserve picnic tables in a shaded area during recreational swim hours at Clarke Swim Center. Package includes use of charcoal grill and refrigerator, and admission for up to 20 guests.
Package $130*
*additional guests pay regular admission fees

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

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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