Recreational Swim, Camps and Events

Recreational Swimming

Hours of Operation
Days Dates Times
 Mon - Thurs 6/12-8/3 1 - 3 p.m. 
 Friday 6/16-8/4 1 - 5 p.m.
 Sat / Sun / Holidays 6/10-9/3 1 - 5 p.m.
 Holiday Dates  5/27-5/29, 7/4, 9/4
 No Rec Swim 7/30


 Age Bracket Day Visit 15 Visit Pass
 Adult (18+) $5.00 $70R / $74N
Youth* (-17) / Senior (60+) $4.50 $63R / $69N
Spectator  $3.50 -

*Ages 2 and younger free with paying adult.

Party Area Rental 


The Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center is the perfect place to host private gatherings and parties during the summer. The reservable party area is available for rental during our recreational swim hours and will include use of the two recreational pools**, waterslide, diving boards as well as the spacious lawns and deck. The rental includes 4 picnic tables and easy-up canopies. Rental fee includes admission to the pool up for up to 30 guests. Additional guests must pay upon arrival. Party area payment is due 3 days prior to the event. Pool space may also be limited due to other programs.

For more information, please view this flyer or email Recreation Coordinator Russell Meglio at


**Alcohol and glass containers are prohibited in the Aquatic Center



For more information on camps check our current Activities Guide.

Longfellow’s Whales Tales Swim Camp

Spend your summer beating the heat and having a whale of a time learning personal water safety and healthy lifestyle habits that you will carry with you for the rest of your life! Activities include arts, crafts, games, water safety lessons, recreational swimming, and even visits to local parks. For ages 6-10.

Junior Lifeguard Camp

Get a start in the aquatics profession by learning about lifeguarding. Gain valuable job skills while having fun with your friends at the pool. This course includes elements of American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding course, which teaches basic lifesaving technique, but does not provide a lifeguard or CPR cert. Students will also learn swim instruction methods and class management techniques to use when aiding a swim lesson. This program is a requirement for those wishing to volunteer at the aquatic center this summer. For ages 12-14.

Junior PADI Scuba Camp

The PADI Seal Team is an exciting introduction to the world of scuba diving! This structured program gives youngsters a chance to learn about aquatic environment and experience adventure underwater! This is an excellent way to introduce kids to SCUBA diving prior to a full Open Water Diver certification. A $125 supply fee is due at the time of registration. For ages 8-12. Camp is offered by Dive ‘n Trips Staff.

Spaquatics Camp

Come join the aquatic staff for a fun filled week of sports and swimming! Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, free swim, and a daily 30 minute instructional swim lesson held at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center, along with
sports and games held at the Amador Valley Community Park.


For more information on events check our current Activities Guide.

Box Boat Derby

Friday, July 14, 2023 - 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Make a cardboard and duct tape boat to race in our shallow pool! Make the boat at home or make one here! Boats and any paddles you would like to use must be made 100% out of cardboard and duct tape. 

You must check your boat and captain in by 7:00 p.m., races begin at 7:30 p.m. Pools will also be open for recreational swim. 

Regular recreation swim rates apply.

Family Fun Night!

Friday, August 4, 2023 - 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Bring your family and friends out for recreational swim! Aquatic staff will provide games and activities while you dive, splash, and swim the night away!

Regular recreation swim rates apply.