Frequently Asked Questions

  1. General
  2. Swim Lessons
  3. Swim Team
  4. Public Swimming

How many pools do you have?
The District has two facilities where it operates programs. 

The Pleasant Hill Education Center Pool is a 10-lane, 25 yard pool on the campus of the Pleasant Hill Middle School, 1 Santa Barbara Road.  It is open year round and the home of the Pleasant Hill Dolfins and our lap swim programs.

Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park is our facility in Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane.  It has two pools and a Sprayground.  The Dive Pool is 6 lanes, 25 yards, with 2 diving boards in the deep end.  The Training Pool is 20 yards, 4 lanes wide, 3 ½ -4 feet deep.  This facility is open seasonally, April-October, with public swim offered Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Are your pools indoors?
Our pools are all outdoor, heated pools.  The Sprayground water is not heated.

What’s the pool temperature?
The temperature varies and might feel warmer or colder based on a number of factors.  We try to keep the Ed Center pool at 80 degrees and PH Aquatic Park at 82 degrees.

Are classes cancelled when it’s raining?
Generally, classes will be held during inclement weather.  However, the pool will be closed and classes cancelled if there is thunder or lightning.

Are your pools ADA accessible?
Yes, our pools and facilities are ADA accessible.  The Ed Center pool has a chair lift as well as accessible stairs.  At PH Aquatic Park, we have a chair lift for both the Dive Pool and Training Pool.  Our staff are more than happy to show you how to use the chair lifts if you need assistance.  In addition, the showers and bathrooms at both facilities have ADA accessible stalls.

Are there showers?
Yes, we have showers at both facilities.  At the Ed Center the showers are on deck.  At PH Aquatic Park, the showers are in the changing rooms.

Are there changing rooms?
At PH Aquatic Park, we have changing rooms with showers and restrooms.  At the Ed Center Pool, there are bathrooms adjacent to the pool and an adult changing room in a separate area.

Are pets allowed at the pool?
Due to health department regulations, pets and other animals are not allowed in Aquatics Facilities.  We welcome ADA-qualified service animals that are specifically trained to work or perform a task for people with disabilities.  Emotional support animals do not qualify under ADA and are not allowed in the facility.