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Effective June 21, 2021

Los Baños del Mar will fully reopen its public lap swimming program to include the following changes:

  • NO reservations required (drop-in only)
  • NO limit on number of swimmers per lane
  • Lanes designated by speed
  • Locker rooms open
  • Showers open
  • Summer Hours:
    • Mon - Fri
      • 7:00am to 8:00am
      • 12:00pm to 2:30pm
      • 7:15pm to 8:30pm (Tue, Wed, Thurs only)
    • Sat - Sun
      • 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Upcoming Closures

Los Baños Pool will be closed on the following dates in 2021:

January 1, 2021: New Year's Day

July 4, 2021: Independence Day
July 10 & 11, 2021: Swim Meet
November 25, 2021: Thanksgiving
December 25, 2021: Christmas

City of Santa Barbara Pools

The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department operates three pools for your enjoyment: Los Baños del Mar Pool, Ortega Park Pool, and the Oak Park Wading Pool.

Los Baños del Mar Pool

401 Shoreline Drive, Santa Barbara CA 93101
(805) 897-2552

Los Baños del Mar, our 50-meter historic beachside pool, is one of our most popular aquatics facilities.

Swim Passes

To buy a swim pass online, click on the button for your preferred pass option below. If you don't have a PerfectMind system account with us yet, click "Create an Account" on the login screen.

Buy Ten-Visit Swim Pass
Buy Monthly Swim Pass

Swim Pass Prices
Swimming Passes Non-Resident Price Resident Price
Per Visit $10.00  $10.00 
10-visit Adult Swim $48.00 $44.00
10-visit Senior Swim $38.00 $35.00
Unlimited Adult Monthly $70.00 $64.00
Unlimited Senior (60+) Monthly $50.00 $46.00
Locker Rental Per Month
Small Locker (2ft) $14.00 $13.00
Large Locker (3ft) $16.00 $15.00


How to Sign up for Lap Swim

To reserve your swim time, please visit Be sure to be logged in to Sign-Up Genius a few minutes before 7:00 p.m. on Mondays to have the best chance of getting your swim times for the next week. Limit 2 swim times per person per week.

Important note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant state and local health orders, the situation at Los Baños and other parks and rec facilities is subject to frequent change. To make sure you're always on top of the latest updates, please visit to sign up for our email list. Be sure to check the box next to Aquatics and Los Baños Pool News.

Rec Swim

Rec Swim at Los Baños del Mar Pool

Cancelled for summer 2021

Rec Swim at Ortega Park Pool

June 15 - August 13, 2021
Monday through Friday
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 13 and under

Oak Park Wading Pool

June 15 - August 13, 2021
Seven days a week
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 7 and under

Other Pool Locations

Ortega Park Pool

600 North Salsipuedes Street
(in Ortega Park)
Santa Barbara CA 93101

Oak Park Wading Pool

502 West Alamar
(in Oak Park)
Santa Barbara CA 93105

Los Baños Map

401 Shoreline Drive
Santa Barbara CA 93101


Los Baños Office
(805) 897-2552

Todd Fahlstrom
Aquatics Coordinator

Tony Sholl
Aquatics Supervisor

Related Links

Join the Aquatics Email List
Lap Swimming Etiquette
Swim Lessons at Parks and Rec

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2021
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