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Carmel Valley Pool

3777 Townsgate Drive
San Diego, CA 92130

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Hours of Operation




Lap Swim

Mon/Wed/Fri                           6:00am-9:00am

Mon/Wed/Fri                         10:00am-1:30pm 

Mon/Wed/Fri                           6:00pm-7:30pm

Tues/Thurs                               4:00pm-7:30pm

Saturday                                 12:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday                                    Closed



The large slides are closed until Memorial Day May 27, 2019


Recreational Swim; Children's Pool and Large Slides

Mon/Wed/Fri                           11:00am-1:30pm

Saturday                                  12:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday                                    Closed


For Recreational Swim, the large slides and children's pool are now closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call the pool for updates.






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.

Holiday Hours

November 23, 2018 & May 27, 2019           12:00pm-4:00pm





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