It’s always summer somewhere in the Bay Area…. outside San Francisco!  Discover our 2024 selection of outdoor swimming pools in the San Francisco Bay Area. As the summer season arrives, these pools offer the perfect retreat for relaxation and recreation under the warm California sun. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing dip, a place to lounge by the poolside, or a fun-filled day with family and friends, these pools have something for everyone.

Please note that schedules and rates may vary, so be sure to visit their respective websites for the most up-to-date information. Dive in and make the most of your summer with these fantastic swimming pools. Enjoy the splashes and create unforgettable memories!


San Francisco Mission Community Pool
In the heart of the Mission, this community pool is a hidden gem. Built in 1916, this is the only public outdoor pool in the City.
Address: 101 Linda st., San Francisco
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Swimming pool san franciscoSan Francisco UCSF Mission Bay
On the roof of UCSF, people come here to swim, but you can also just hang out in the sun, with a view…
Address: 1675 Owens St, San Francisco
Hours and info



Terra Linda in San Rafael: Swim class and floating structure – to be able to play on the structure, you need to pass a swim test at the beginning, you are then registered for the season. One pool, one baby pool.
Address: 670 Del Ganado, San Rafael
Hours and info



swimming pool hamiltonHamilton Pool in Novato: Tucked away in the residential area, Hamilton Pool is our favorite with its slides in the shallow pool and its grass area and picnic tables.
Address: 203 El Bonito Drive, Novato
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Marinwood Pool in San Rafael: Double water slides for this pool – to access the slides, you have to pass a swim test at the beginning, then you are then registered for the season. One pool, one baby pool
Address: 775 Miller Creek Rd -San Rafael
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mcnears swimming poolMac Nears Beach San Rafael: It is a county park by the bay, with a nice little pool nestled among the grass area; you have to pay the 5$ park entry fee, and the access to the pool is free. The entrance fee is waived if you bike, hike or kayak there!!
Address: 201 Cantera Way, San Rafael
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Swimming Pool Bay Area PublicIves Pool in Sebaspotol:  Another public swimming pool in a beautiful setting with a variety of programs: family/lap swim, aqua aerobics, underwater hockey, water polo. You can also subscribe to a yearly y membership
Address: 7400 Willow St – Sebastopol, CA
Hours and info


petaluma swim centerPetaluma Swim Center : a little further north than Marin county, Petaluma offers a simple pool with lap swim session and recreational sessions satirist 5/28. Register for lap swims
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Rinconada Palo Alto: baby pools, splash, swim lanes and grass offers for picnic.
Address: 777 Embarcadero Road., Palo Alto
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Burgess Menlo Park: Two pools and a baby pool
Address: 501 Laurel St. Menlo Park
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Eagle Park Pool Mountain view
Address: 650 Franklin Street -Mountain View, CA 94041
ph: 650-903-6413
Hours and info



piscine merciSFMills College Trefethen Aquatic Center: a nice pool on the beautiful Mill College’s campus. They have swim classes too.
5000 MacArthur Blvd.Oakland, CA 94613
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San Ramon Aquatic Center: an aquatic complex with different pools with splash games and an Olympic pool. Worth the day trip. There is a shaded grass area for a picnic.
Address: 9900 Broadmoor, San Ramon, CA
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We hope that you will enjoy our selection of outdoor swimming pools in San Francisco and the Bay area. Feel free to write us to share your pool selection.

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