Martin Luther King, Jr. Pool

Hours of Operation

Lap/Recreational Swim

Mon-Fri 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday (thru Oct 15) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday (May 27-June 17) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday (thru Sept. 25) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday (Oct 22-May 20) Closed
Sunday (Oct 2-June 18) 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 Brochures 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 15 yards wide, 6 lanes, "L" shaped, 2½ feet depth to 9 feet.

Spectator Area: Shaded bleachers

Showers: Outdoor


Special Features

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 805 take the Imperial Avenue exit and head east, make a right on to Valencia Street and then left on to Skyline Drive. The center is on your right.

From Highway 54 take the Woodman Street exit, head north to Skyline Drive and turn left. The center is on your left.

The pool is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 11.