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Swim Center Reopening

  1. The pool will begin normal hours of operation on November 15.

    We will have special hours on November 14, opening 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m.

    See you then!

Do you love to swim and be around the water? Then becoming a lifeguard may be for you. Lifeguards with the City of Poway maintain a safe environment at the Swim Center year round, work in a dynamic team environment, and regularly interact with swimmers of all ages. We accept applications year round and hire based on the needs of the facility.

Find out more about employment opportunities online.

Need to get your lifeguard certification? Check out our current schedule of classes here.
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Contact Us

  1. Winter Hours
    November 15 - April 7

    Adult Lap Swim:
    6:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    (Long Course 50  meters)
    6:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM*

    Recreational Swim:
    11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    8:00 AM - 1:30 PM 
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM*

    Sat/Sun CLOSED

    *Pool closes at 5:00pm on the first Friday of each month for staff training

    Splash Pad may be closed based on seasonal weather. 

    Closed for Thanksgiving
    November 22 & 23
  2. Location

    13094 Civic Center Drive
    Poway, CA 92064 Map

    Swim Center

    Ph: 858-668-4680

    Staff Directory