City Heights Swim Center

Hours of Operation

Lap Swim

Mon/Wed/Fri 8:30am - 10:30am
Mon-Fri 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday (thru Sept 25) 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday (May 28-June 18) 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday (Oct. 2-May 21) Closed

Recreational Swim

Mon/Wed/Fri 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday (thru Sept 25) 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday (May 28-June 18) 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday (Oct. 2-May 21) Closed

Holiday Hours

Monday, September 5 12:00pm - 4:00pm
November 23, 25 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, May 29 12:00pm - 3:00pm

*Please see Seasonal Brochure for more information on fees and organized activities


Seasonal Brochure


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!

Facility Information

Main Pool: 25 yards long x 25 meters wide, 10 lanes, 3½ feet depth to 10 feet

Children's Pool: with aquatic play structure. For children 6 years and younger.

Spectator Area: Shaded bleachers

Showers: Outdoor


Special Features

30 foot slide

Starting blocks (high school rentals only)

All of our aquatic facilities have baby changing stations, day use lockers, heated showers, disability access (ramp or lift) and designated spectator areas.


Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 8 take the Mission Gorge/Fairmont Exit and travel south on Fairmont. Turn left on University Avenue, right on Fairmont, then left on Landis. The center is on the left.

From Interstate 805 or Interstate 15 take the University Ave. exit and go east. Turn right on Fairmont and left on Landis.

The pool is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 7, 10 & 13.