The Richmond Plunge


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Richmond Plunge
1 East Richmond Avenue, Port Richmond
Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 620-6820

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Residents $5.00, non-residents $6.25. [January, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 7 lanes x 20y, 8 lanes, 4½f - 7f depth , indoors , 82.5ºF (28.1ºC)
One 1m board.


Contra Costa County
37.92440, -122.38425

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The full pool is 155f x 20y, but a bulkhead has been installed across the 20y width of the pool to create the25y x 20y, 7 lane section, described and, on other side of the bulkhead, a 20y x ~70f area with a shallow, 2f depth,section for young children and families.

Facility Reviews

When The Plunge reopened in 2010, the lap length was only 20 yards, and the water was too warm for me. Since then, they have installed a bulkhead, providing 25-yard lanes. The temperature has come down too. The rest of the pool is open for rec swim, water exercise, etc. The Richmond Plunge Masters are active in meets and open water events. There’s also a youth team, the Richmond Sailfish. Even if you don't swim, you'll want to visit The Plunge for its historical interest and charm.