PCC Aquatic Center - Pasadena City College


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
PCC Aquatic Center - Pasadena City College
1570 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106

See the Team or Club information, below.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

June ? - August 2, 2019: Lap swim $5.00; recreation swim $3.00. [July, 2019]
Single-swim admission is not available to the traveling general public, except in summer, when lap and recreational swimming sessions may be offered.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes with a bulkhead that appears to be permanently set at 100f x 25y, 13 lanes, outdoors, heated, 79.1º - 80.1ºF (26.2º - 26.7ºC).
One 1m diving board and one 3m diving board.


Los Angeles County
34.144028, -118.119528

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

NOTE: It appears that the pool was not open for the summer of 2021 nor will it be open for the summer of 2022.
If the pool is open to the publc, it will be listed in the PCC Extension website catalog. Call (626) 585-7608 for the PCC Extension Programs switchboard.
The aquatic center can be accessed from the first floor of the W building at the campus, either through the north or south entrance. The closest parking lot is Lot 3 at Del Mar Blvd. and Hill Avenue for $2 a day via a ticket dispenser, and there is street parking on neighboring Hill or Cordova Street. [July, 2019]

Facility Reviews

It's a very nice facility, but I've never really seen it open. (Nor could I find an entrance.) It doesn't look like they ever use it - kind of a waste because it's one of only two Olympic standard pools in Pasadena. They should open it up to the public.
It's open to the public all summer. Lap lanes can be limited as they have water aerobics and swim lessons at the same time some weeks. Community swim classes are offered in the summer as well, if you sign up through the community college.
When the pool is open to the public, it is not for the entire summer; it's usually just open from late June to the first week of August. That's a shame, because it is closed during the height of swimming season. Its schedule seems to be dictated by the needs of day camps that use it, which in turn conform to school schedules where fall classes begin in August.
[March, 2022]