Roosevelt Pool


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Roosevelt Pool
456 South Mathews Street, East L.A. / Boyle Heights
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(213) 485-7391

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$4.00; SC(50) $1.00. [October, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes x 25y, 14 lanes, outdoors, unheated, water temperature not reported.
One 1m diving board.


The pool can be reached conveniently by means of the Gold Metro line from Union Station. Get off at Soto Station. It's next to Roosevelt High School, on the corner of 4th and Mathews, about 1 block east of Soto.
Los Angeles County
34.03955, -118.210447

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Water Polo
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Facility Notes

In addition to the 50m pool, there is also a working (as of April, 2012) hot tub!
The downloadable Pool Program PDF document at the bottom of the facility's web page ("website", above) has detailed information about the pool's activities and schedules.
NOTE: The pool is closed on Mondays. [February, 2017]
In earlier versions of this listing, we showed the pool as heated to 80º - 84°F (27º - 29°C); the listing has been revised to conform with the information provided on the City of Los Angeles website. [August, 2016]

Facility Reviews

Rating: 7.5 on a scale of 10. Usually set as 25 yards but weekend afternoons (1 - 5 PM) are 50 meter time. Lightly used for lane swimming. Primitive change rooms. Lap lanes always available. Basic surroundings, but swimming conditions are perfect. For the hour I was there, there were a total of five people in the six 50m lanes set up, never more than two at a time, meanwhile, the other third of the pool was crammed with kids. It's in a neighborhood where gangs run free at night.