Recreational Swim, Camps and Events

Recreational Swimming

The Aquatic Center will be closed from June 7 through June 11 in order to conduct lifeguard training. All regular programs will resume as scheduled Saturday, June 12.

Recreational swim has been postponed for the time being due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Enjoy some fun in the sun and experience recreational pools at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center, renovated in 2013.

  • 25 meter racing pool
  • Diving area equipped with dual diving boards
  • Shallow water play area and water slide
  • Download the Recreational Swimming flyer for additional information (Available during summer & spring)
  • Be sure to read the pool rules before you arrive
  • M-F half of the 25 meter pool will be closed for swim team practice from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Pool space may be limited due to other programs.
 Day  Date  Time

Admission Prices
Daily Adult (18+) $4.50
Youth and Teen (-17) / Senior (60+) $4.00
 Spectator $3.00
Resident & Non Resident Prices
Punch Pass (15 Admissions) Adult (18+) $62R / $66N
Youth and Teen (-17) / Senior (60+)  $55R / $59N

DBAC Family Pass (Summer Only)

$204R / $224N

  • Allows six immediate, registered family members living in the same household use of the recreational pools during scheduled summer recreational swimming sessions
  • A $25 fee for each additional member will apply for families greater than six living in the same household
  • Sign up online for the family pass at

Party Area Rental (Flyer)

$58R / $64N

The Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center is the perfect place to host private gatherings and parties. 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 which accommodate up to 30 guests. Rental fee does not include admission to the pool; each person entering the facility must pay admission.

*25 meter pool space may be restricted during swim team practice.

**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.

Family Fun Night!

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! 

Box Boat Derby

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.