Gallanter Family Aquatics Center

Thanks to a generous grant from Sandy and Linda Gallanter, we recently completed a much-needed renovations project to provide a better overall experience for all our swimmers, including a new dehumidifying system improving ventilation and air quality.

Become a Fitness Center Member and you’ll receive complimentary access to the hot tub, lap pool, Aqua fitness classes and Recreation & Family Swim, plus member pricing for your kids’ swim lessons at the JCCSF Swim School.

Upcoming Closures

The Swim School will be closed on the following dates:

Memorial Day, May 27: The Aquatics Center will close at 2:45 pm.

Shavuot, June 11: The Aquatics Center will close at 5:45 pm.

Shavuot, June 12: The Aquatics Center will be closed.

See all JCCSF Holiday Hours.

Regular Aquatics Center Hours

Monday – Friday 5:30 am – 9:45 pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am – 6:45 pm*

*3rd Sunday of the Month, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Recreation & Family Swim Hours (Rec Pool)

Monday – Friday: 5:30 am – Noon, 3:00 – 9:45 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00 – 8:00 am, 2:00 – 6:45 pm

Pool capacity is 50 swimmers. Space limited from 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm.

Adult Swim

Monday, Tuesday & Friday: Noon – 1:30 pm
Wednesday: Noon – 1:00 pm

The Lap Pool is available for lap swimming during Aquatics Center hours. Peak time is 4:00 – 7:00 pm every day.

View our full Lap Pool and Rec Pool schedule breakdown by day.

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Our three pools

  • 25-yard Lap Pool: 5 lanes, 3½ – 6 foot slope width-wise, 80° temperature
  • Warm-water Recreation Pool: 15 yards, 1½ – 4 foot depth, 88 – 90° temperature
  • Hot Tub: seats up to 15, 102° temperature
  • Programs: Lap Swim, Aqua Fitness, Swim Lessons, Swim Team, Recreation & Family Swim

What are the pool rules?

  • Food, drink and/or glass are not allowed in the pool area at any time (water in non-breakable containers is allowed)
  • Children who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers and a swimsuit at all times.
  • No diving is allowed at any time in either pools or the hot tub.
  • Running is not allowed at any time in the Aquatics Center.
  • Children age 14 and younger
    • Must be accompanied by an adult (age 18+) at all times while in the Aquatics Center.
    • In the Lap Pool, children must be accompanied by an adult in the water and be swimming laps.
    • Are not allowed in the hot tub at any time.
  • While in the Rec Pool children age 7 and younger must have an adult (age 18+) in the water with them. Children age 5 and younger must have an adult at no less than arms length distance. One (1) adult may only supervise up to two (2) children ages 5 and younger.
  • Only Coast Guard-approved life vests are permitted. Other than Coast Guard-approved life vests no other outside floatation devices or toys are allowed in any pool.
  • Swimsuits are required while using any pool or hot tub.
  • Showering is required before entering the pools or the hot tub.
  • When using the Lap Pool, please be considerate of others and circle swim as needed. Also, please be aware of aqua joggers using deep/shallow water. The Aquatics Lap Lane Availability Schedule is posted in the Aquatics Center and at
  • Children are not allowed to use the aqua weights, hand paddles, kick boards or noodles.
  • Please refrain from excessive or unnecessary conversation with lifeguards.
  • If either the pools or the hot tub is closed, please do not enter the water for any reason.
  • When exiting the pool area, please use the side entrances and refrain from entering the lobby.
  • For COVID-related policies for Family Swim, visit our JCCSF Swim School FAQs


Do you know someone who loves the water? We’re looking for talented, inspiring fun-loving people age 16 and older to join our aquatics program team as as lifeguards ($26.20/hr) and swim instructors ($26.20/hr). Plus, get a free JCCSF Fitness Center membership while you’re actively employed.

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