Aquatics Events

Dive into all our splashy Aquatics Events!

Pirate Boat Races NEW!

Ahoy mateys! Join us as PH Aquatic Park is taken over by pirates! Build cardboard bats to race in the pool against other pirate families - wear your swimsuit and prepare to get wet! Enjoy swimming and other games, including an underwater treasure hunt! All ages welcome. Public Swim rules will be enforced during events.

  • Saturday, June 15, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Family Admission (up to 6 people): $25/$20 (Dist. Res.)
  • Pre-registration strongly encouraged. 

Boat Construction Rules:

  • Materials to use: Cardboard, duct tape & recyclables (for example, CRV beverage bottles, milk jugs, paper towel & toilet paper tubes, etc.). Wood & Styrofoam are not allowed as materials.
  • Boaters must use paddles to move boat across the water.
  • Make your own paddles. Store bought paddles are not allowed.
  • Boats must hold a minimum of two people and a maximum of six boaters.
  • All boaters must wear a US Coast Guard approved lifejacket. The District will provide as needed.
  • Boats are subject to inspection for compliance of contest rules.
  • Boat drop off is available starting at 5:00 pm on June 15.

​Pool Safety Day

Free! Learn about pool safety from your local Lifeguards! Pools and Sprayground will be open for public swimming, lifeguard demonstrations and more!
  • Friday, June 28, 2019 
  • 1:00 - 5:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

Family Camp Out

Join us as Pleasant Hill Park becomes Camp Pleasant Hill!  Campers can add the Pirate Boat Races to their camp out experience for $10/family (up to 6 people) and join us at the pool for swimming & games.  

4th of July Festivities

  • Keep Cool at the Pool!
  • July 4th
  • Noon - 5:00 pm
  • Sprayground Open
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

Pumpkin Splash!

Don't miss this spooktacular fun for all ages! Jump into PH Aquatic Park's floating pumpkin patch and pick your favorite pumpkin for Halloween. Once you pick your pumpkin, give it a silly fave at our pumpkin decorating station and play fun carnival games on deck.

  • 2019 Date TBD
  • 1:00-3:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
  • Pumpkin Wristband: $12 / $10 (Dist. Res.) Spectators and parent helpers free.

Children 8 years and under, and anyone wearing a Coast Guard approved flotation device must be accompanied in the water by an adult (18 years and older), within arms reach at all times.  Public swim rules will be enforced during the event.

Make a BIG SPLASH in the Community!

Two boys jumping into pool

Aquatic Event sponsorships now available!

Be recognized in the community as an organization that adds a dash of splash to what makes Pleasant Hill such a fun place to live. Sponsor Rec & Park's fresh and fun family aquatic events at the Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park!

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Interested in diving in? Contact Korey Riley, Aquatics Program Manager

  1. PH Aquatic Park

    Physical Address
    147 Gregory Lane
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    For registration and general questions, please contact the District Office at 925-682-0896.

    During Public Swim Hours, please contact the pool directly at 925-682-7830.