Vista Terrace Pool

Hours of Operation

Vista Terrace Pool is closed December 12, 2016 to January 08, 2017.


Lap and Recreation Swim

Mon-Fri 3:00pm - 6:30pm
Saturday (thru Nov 5) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday (thru Oct 16) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday (April 1-June 17) 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday (Nov 12-Mar 26) Closed
Sunday (Oct 23-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 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

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, 2 ½ feet depth to 9 feet.

Spectator Area: Shaded bleachers

Showers: Indoor

Special Features

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

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 905, take the Picador Boulevard Exit and go South on Smyth Avenue, then right onto Athey Avenue. The pool will be on the right.

The pool is accessible by bus via SDMTS route 932 and the Trolley.