Swimmers and non-swimmers are welcome to attend these water fitness classes:
Arthritis Classes are gentle-paced workouts that focus on increasing one's range-of-motion, reducing joint inflammation, and improving movement. Classes take place in VERY warm water approved by the Arthritis Foundation Water Fitness guidelines.
Aquatic Body Conditioning Classes
Aquatic Body Conditioning Classes focus on cardiovascular conditioning, and may include muscle sculpting, muscle isolation, abdominal work and stretching. Major muscle groups are targeted. These are fun workouts for any body types.
Deep Water Classes
Deep Water Classes are non-impact, high-intensity workouts that target all major muscle groups and keep the heart rate pumping! Flotation belts are worn by participants. Join us at any of the 13 City of San Diego pool facilities for fitness, fun and friendship.
The goal of the Youth Water Polo League is to promote healthy competition, organized practices and working as a team to achieve goals. We teach defensive and offensive strategies and endurance drills. The City of San Diego Youth Water Polo League is dedicated to educating kids about the awesome sport of water polo while emphasizing self-discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship!
All 13 pools
9 – 17 years old
Seasonal. Runs in the Spring, Summer and Fall
Prospective participants must successfully complete the Water Polo Basics level or pass a try-out administered by the Pool Manager or Polo Coach consisting of a 200 yard continuous swim and treading water.
The goal of City of San Diego Swim (CSDS) is to encourage challenges through competition, organized practices and attaining personal goals. The City of San Diego Swim League is dedicated to a well-rounded recreational level swim team based on education, teamwork and sportsmanship!
All 13 pools
5-17 years old
All prospective participants must successfully complete the Competitive Skills level or pass a swim test administered by the Pool Manager or Swim Coach consisting of:
Through the City of San Diego's Adaptive Swim Program, individuals learn confidence and water safety skills in a positive, happy and safe environment.
Classes are designed for individuals with disabilities and are based on each student's abilities. When possible, participants join regularly scheduled group lessons. As part of the transition process, the Aquatics Program offers inclusion support for those who are able to participate in the traditionally scheduled group lessons.
4 years and older
Parents/Guardians of students are required to complete the following forms before being accepted into the program:
Student Information Form
Physical Authorization Form
As part of the adaptive swim lessons, a certified swim instructor will evaluate the student’s ability during a pre-assessment in the pool to determine appropriate class placement. Instructors will evaluate students on both swimming skills and behavior to determine proper instructor/student ratio. To arrange a pre-assessment, please contact the pool manager at one of the pool facilities that offer this program.
Once placement is determined you will need to create an account on SDRecConnect. If assistance is needed in creating an account, please contact pool staff.