San Diego

Carmel Valley Pool

3777 Townsgate Drive
San Diego, CA 92130

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The Carmel Valley Pool Large slides are closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call the pool for updates.

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Hours of Operation


Lap Swim

Mon-Thurs:   6:00am - 9:00am, 12:30pm - 4:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday:  12:30pm - 4:00pm
Saturday:  10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday:  12:00pm - 4:00pm


Recreational Swim/Children's Pool

Monday-Friday: 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Holiday Hours

July 4th and Labor Day September 4th:  12:00pm - 4:00pm

Facility Information


Main Pool: 25 yards long x 24 yards wide with eight lanes

Children's Pool: for children 6 years and younger

Spectator Area: One area, 15 yards wide

Showers: Outdoor and Indoor

Special Features:

  • Two large water slides for children and adults 7 years and older and over 48“
  • Zero-depth entry 20 yards x 18 yards
  • All of our aquatic facilities have baby changing stations, day use lockers, heated showers, disability access (ramp or lift) and designated spectator areas.

General Information: Fees, Policies, Safety Information



Aquatic Programs


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Seasonal Brochures

*Please see PDF icon Program Guide for more information on fees and organized activities

Online Registration


You may register online for aquatics programs at this and other City of San Diego Aquatics facilities at SDRecConnect.com.

Two important notes:

  1. When creating a new account, enter information for the primary parent or legal guardian first, before information for children. This establishes a "family"
  2. When you click "Submit" at the end of the process, the system will send you an email message with a special confirmation link. Until you've clicked the special link from the confirmation email, you will not be able to use the account!



Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 5 South exit on Del Mar Heights Road. Turn left and travel east to El Camino Real where there is a traffic light. Turn right on El Camino Real. Turn left on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.

From Interstate 5 North take the Carmel Valley Road exit. Turn right at the end of the exit and travel to El Camino Real. Turn left on El Camino Real and travel to Townsgate Drive. Turn right on Townsgate Drive. The park and facility are on the right.

The pool is not accessible by bus.


For general Park & Recreation Department information, see the Frequently Asked Questions or click the Ask Parks button below.