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Pool FAQs

How big is the pool?

  • Our pool accomodates six 25-yard lap lanes, a diving well, a slide, two rock climbing walls and a baby pool.
  • It is not an Olympic size pool.

What amenities does the pool have? 

  • The Highlands Recreation pool has two 15 foot rock climbing walls located next to the diving well. 
    • Climbing walls are available during recreational swimming hours. 
  • There is one slide that runs from the deck into the pool. 

How deep is the pool?

  • The shallow end of the pool is 3 feet deep, extending to 4 feet, and 5.5 feet. Our diving well ranges from 8 - 10 feet deep. 

What is the pool temperature?

  • 83 to 84 degrees based on the outside temperature.
  • Pool is no longer domed for the winter.

What are the pool hours?

  • Pool hours vary, depending on day of week and season. Please visit our Aquatics page to view the current pool hours.
  • Note: To ensure the safety of our patrons, there may be occasions when pool must close on short notice. We apologize for any inconvenience such closures may cause.

Do I need to pay a pool entrance fee if I am not swimming?

  • Swimmers and Non-Swimmers, 3 years old and over, are required to pay for entrance to the pool area.

How do I know what swim lesson level is right for my child?

  • Please click here for descriptions of our group lesson levels.
  • You may also call the Aquatics Supervisor at (650) 341-4251 for assistance in placing your child in the appropriate level.

How do private lessons work?

  • Private Swim Lessons are offered during fixed times on weekday afternoons and weekend mornings. Private Lessons are available to all swim levels (1-5). Find a session date and time that works for you by clicking here. Sessions will range between 4-6 lessons.

How do I try out for the Highlands Dolphins Swim Club?

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