General Information

State-of-the-art aquatic facility featuring a 50-meter competition pool, 25-meter recreation pool, water playground pool, and two water slides designed for use by all ages, abilities, and levels of experience.

Summer Activities

Check out our June through August swim lessons and classes.

Lap Swimming

Public Lap Swim Sessions

Join us for our modified lap swim program. Lap swim sessions are 45-minutes each with 5-minutes to dry off and exit the facility.

  • Ages 16 & older
  • Senior Lap Swim: $3.00
    (fee will be increased to $4.00 June 1st, 2021)
  • Adult Lap Swim: $5.00
  • Ventura Aquatic Center Lap Swim Passes available to purchase online or by calling Ventura Aquatic Center front desk at: 805-654-7511
    • 25 entries adult: $100
    • 25 entries senior: $75
  • All swimmers must sign a waiver and attest to being COVID-19 symptom free prior to participating.


  • No facility owned equipment will be available for public use.
  • Swimmers may bring approved personal equipment for use during lap swim such as kick boards, pull buoys, fins, snorkels, float belts, etc.

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Open Swim Reservations

Join us for our modified open swim program. Open swim will allow reservations to be made for a group of 5 people. All reservations must be made in advance with payment.

  • All Ages
  • Open Swim:  $10.00 per person. 2 years and under free
  • Advanced reservations via our ActiveNet reservation system required for Open Swim
  • All participants must sign a waiver and attest to being COVID-19 symptom-free prior to participating.
  • Cancellations: all sales are final; no refunds will be made for cancellations or no-shows.
  • At this time the water slides will not be available.
  • All participants must review facility pool rules before entering the facility.


Online reservations open May 18 at 9 am If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us during business hours at: 805-654-7511

Water Exercise

Shallow & Deep Water Exercise Classes

Join us for our modified water exercise classes. Classes are 45-minutes each with five minutes to dry off and exit the facility.

  • Ages 18 & older
  • Fees: 
    • $35-5 classes
    • $28-4 classes
    • $21-3 classes
  • Advanced registration via our ActiveNet registration system required. No drop-in participants will be admitted.
  • All swimmers must complete a waiver.
  • All participants must attest to a wellness assessment prior to each class.
  • Cancellations: A $10 service fee will be applied to ALL customer cancelled activities. Refunds, minus the $10 service fee, will be given to customer cancellations received (5) days prior to first class, unless otherwise noted. Customer cancellations received less than (5) days prior to first class, or failure to attend or no-shows will not be granted a refund.


When registration opens, swimmers can register for one class session per month. If you have questions of need assistance, please contact us during business hours: 805-654-7511

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Please print and bring your completed waiver to your first lap swim session. Waivers will also be available at the facility front desk during lap swim check-in.

Competition Pool Lap Swim

All Competition Pool lanes are first come first served allowing for 2 swimmers per lane. All swimmers must be willing to share/split each lane.

Monday - Friday

  • 9:05 am - 1:30 pm
  • 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday

  • 9 am - 4 pm

Recreational Pool Lap Swim Sessions

Tuesday - Thursday

  • 6:30 - 8:30 am

Pool Safety Rules

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COVID-19 Public Wellness Assessment

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Contact Us

Ventura Aquatic Center
901 S. Kimball Rd.
Ventura, CA 93004

Main Phone: 805-654-7511

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Rebecca Ellis
Aquatics Supervisor

Amber Wyatt
Aquatic Coordinator