Paul Nelson Aquatic Center

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600 South McClelland Street 


poolThe Paul Nelson Aquatic Center offers an Olympic-size competition pool, as well as a recreational pool with a fan-shaped zero-depth entryway.

Driving directions: Exit Highway 101 at the Stowell Road ramp, turn west on Stowell, drive about one mile, turn right on Broadway (State Highway 135), drive about half a mile and cross the railroad tracks, turn right on Boone Street, turn left on South McClelland Street. 







Recreation Swim:

Saturday, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
October 2 and November 6, 2021
No reservation required.
Recreation Swim Fees:

  • Five years and under: Free
  • Youth 6-17 years of age: $1.50
  • Adult 18-64 years of age: $3.00
  • 65 years and over: $1.50

Adult Lap Swim (16 years and up)

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Online reservation required. Click to make a reservation for adult lap swim
Lap Swim Fees: $5.00 per one hour reservation (fee applies to everyone ages 16 years and up)

Starfish Swim Lessons

Click to register for Starfish swim lessons













2021 Holiday Pool Closures:

  • Monday, July 5: Independence Day
  • Monday, September 6: Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 25: Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 26: Day after Thanksgiving
  • Friday, December 24: Day before Christmas

For more information, call the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.