Hayward Plunge


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Hayward Plunge
24176 Mission Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 881-6703 or 888-0123.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Lap swim sessions $5.00. Public swim sessions $3.00. [June, 2021]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
20y, 17 lanes + an area for water walking, indoors, 82ºF (28ºC).
One 1m diving board and one 3m diving board.


Alameda County
37.666032, -122.077521

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The facility, built in 1936, was closed for almost eight months for a major refurbishment and reopened in March, 2003.
The pool is longer than it is wide, but lap swimming is always done width-wise (20-yards).
The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District also has a Facebook page.

Facility Reviews

Post-renovation, the pool is MUCH better; it's still only 20 yards long, but there are numerous lanes.
There are no lane markers. The wake caused by the other swimmers makes it feel like you're swimming in the ocean.
[September, 2013]
Only 20 yards, but LOTS of lanes. it's also the only pool in the area that is consistent with hours and management. The regulars are nice folks and the etiquette is good (though there's no lane sharing, so the etiquette hasn't really been tested). Clean and decently priced. Quirky, but recommended.
[June, 2014]