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Pool Information - Open for Lap Swim Only

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Due to Covid-19 we are currently only offering Lap at this time. 

Lap Swim 2020 rules and reservation Guidelines ch.pdf

Highlands Recreation District Lap Swim Program

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, and following the guidelines of the San Mateo County Board of Health, our lap swim program is by RESERVATION ONLY.

Lap Swim Hours

Sunday-Saturday from 8am to 4pm

Reservations are made on the hour from 8am to 3pm for a 45 minute swim session, which is followed by 15 minutes of cleaning/sanitation.


$5.00 for Highlands residents

$10.00 for Non-Residents

Fees are paid when you arrive at the pool for your reservation. We accept Cash (exact Change to limit contact points) or Credit/Debit Card.

Reservations for Highlands residents

Each Wednesday a new week is released for Highlands Residents to make lap swim reservations. Reservation weeks run from Wednesdays through Tuesdays, and reservations are made one week in advance.  Residents have an exclusive window to reserve lanes for lap swim from 8am Wednesday to 8am on Friday. To make a reservation, send an email to (redacted) with your name, dates, and times you want to reserve. One person may reserve up to 3 sessions in one week.

***Please note that you Must include your address with your reservation so we can verify residency.

Reservations for Non-residents

Each Friday at 8am, non-residents of the Highlands area may begin to reserve lanes for the next available week. Our reservation week runs Wednesday through Tuesday, and reservations are made one week in advance. Reservations can be made by sending an email to (redacted) , which include your name, date you would like to reserve, and the time you want to reserve. One person may reserve up to three sessions in one week.

***Please note that emails sent before 8am Friday morning will be discarded and you will not be notified.


Wait List Procedure

If you wish to be on the wait list for a particular day, you may fill out this form. Please note you can only  be on the wait list for two days in a particular week.



• 6 lanes, 25 yards swimming pool heated 
• Attached 10-foot-deep diving well with 1 meter diving board
• Trained lifeguards on duty during all operating hours
• Dedicated lap-swim lanes 
• ADA compliant assistive devices, including stairs and a pool lift