Vista Terrace Pool

Hours of Operation

Lap Swim

Mon-Thurs: 12:00pm - 6:30pm
Fri: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Recreational Swim

Mon-Thurs: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Fri/Sat/Sun: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

*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.