Richmond Plunge


1 East Richmond Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801

Community Services Department
Paula Cooper-Tipton, Aquatics Coordinator

NOTICE: The Plunge will be closed for construction Sept 1- Dec 31.
This is an estimated time frame, so please check back for updates.

Fall Pool Schedule  

effective Sept 1
at Richmond Swim Center

Pool Rules


LIFEGUARD COURSE - Get Certified Sept 14-16
Lifeguard Training Course
 provides American Red Cross certification to participants who pass the written and practical portions of the course. Lifeguard Training is provided throughout the year, with our main goal of training new Lifeguards who want to apply to work at our pools. 
Please email if you would like more information, of if you would like to be alerted when the next course is scheduled. 

Fall Lessons Schedule & Levels
All lessons held at Richmond Swim Center (RSC)
REGISTER NOW for adult & child lessons for ages 3+. Registration dates are listed under Pool Notices
Please reg
ister for the appropriate level or class. No refunds. 
Call or email if you need help selecting the correct level for your child. 
During the months of February - November, we offer Saturday-only sessions. During the summer, we offer weekday evening  and Saturday sessions. 

To Register for any Aquatics Class:
Visit the Recreation Complex Registration office - Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm
3230 Macdonald Ave
RichmondCA 94804
Register online

Recreation Swim Notice:

Due to a plaster issue in the shallow end of the Richmond Plunge, there is no Family Recreation Swim at the Richmond Plunge. All Family Recreation Swim sessions are at the Richmond Swim Center until further notice. 

Swim Wear Required

For safety and pool maintenance reasons, please be advised that all swimmers are expected to wear appropriate swim attire (swim suits). Rash guards & synthetic swim shirts may be worn, but no cotton t-shirts/tanks, street clothes, etc. 
All babies and toddlers 4 & under must wear a swim diaper (no regular diapers). 





            Richmond Plunge 


  • 8/27:  Register for September Swim Lessons
  • 9/1: PLUNGE CLOSED for construction (through Dec 31)