Aquatics

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.

Modified COVID-19 Programming

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.

Competition Pool Lap Swim Sessions
Recreational Pool Lap Swim Sessions

  • Ages 16 years & older
  • Senior Lap Swim:  $3.00
    Adult Lap Swim:  $5.00
  • Advanced reservation via our Active Net registration system required.
  • All swimmers must sign a waiver and attest to being COVID-19 symptom free prior to participating.
  • Cancellations: must be made by 6 pm the day before your reservation. If you do not cancel prior to 6 pm, you will be notified that all your remaining reservations for that week will be canceled. 
  • For any no-show reservations, you will be notified of your missed time slot and all your remaining reservations for that week will be canceled.

Equipment

  • 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.

Reservations

Online reservations open every Friday at 3 pm for the upcoming Monday through Saturday week. When online reservations open, swimmers can register for one lap swim session per day. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us during business hours: (805) 654-7511

Water Exercise

Shallow 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 years & older
  • Fees: $28 for 4 classes - $21 for 3 classes
  • Advanced registration via our Active Net registration system required. No drop-in participants will be admitted.
  • All swimmers must complete a City of Ventura 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.

Registration

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

VAC Staff

Waiver

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 Sessions

Monday - Friday

Session 1:  7:30 - 8:15 am
Session 2:  8:30 - 9:15 am
Session 3:  9:30 - 10:15 am
Session 4:  10:30 - 11:15 am
Session 5:  11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Session 6:  12:30 - 1:15 pm
Session 7:  1:30 - 2:15 pm

Saturday

Session 1:  9:30 - 10:15 am
Session 2:  10:30 - 11:15 am
Session 3:  11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Session 4:  12:30 - 1:15 pm
Session 5:  1:30 - 2:15 pm

Recreational Pool Lap Swim Sessions

Monday - Friday

Session 1:  11 - 11:45 am
Session 2:  12 - 12:45 pm
Session 3:  1 - 1:45 pm
Session 4:  2 - 2:45 pm
Session 5:  3 - 3:45 pm
Session 6:  4 - 4:45 pm
Session 7:  5 - 5:45 pm
Session 8:  6 - 6:45 pm
Session 9:  7 - 7:45 pm

Saturday

Session 1: 10-10:45 am
Session 2: 11-11:45 am
Session 3: 12-12:45 pm
Session 4: 1-1:45 pm

Amenities

Open Amenities:

  • 50-Meter Competition Pool: one swimmer maximum per lane, seventeen swimmers’ maximum per session.
  • 25-Meter Recreation Pool: one swimmer maximum per lane, six swimmers’ maximum per session.
  • Restrooms: two private restrooms available for swimmer emergencies only.
  • Outdoor Showers: two outdoor showers available for rinsing off before and after swim sessions.
  • Changing Cabanas: two changing cabanas available for changing before or after swim sessions.

Closed Amenities:

  • Water Playground Pool
  • Water Slides
  • Locker Rooms
  • Lockers and Changing Areas
  • Chairs and Lounge Area
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Picnic Table Area
  • Benches

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
rellis@cityofventura.ca.gov
(805) 654-7510

Amber Wyatt
Aquatic Coordinator
awyatt@cityofventura.ca.gov
(805) 654-7514