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Changes to Los Baños Lap Swim Reservation System

There has been an overwhelming demand for the limited swim times at Los Baños, so when you log into Sign-Up Genius at the Los Baños schedule will look a little different.

Three Swim Times per Person, per Week

Starting tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m., you will have the option to sign up for an entire week (June 4 through June 10) of lap swimming, but with a maximum of three (3) swim times per person per week. Your existing reservations will not be affected by this.

We’re Adding More Swim Times

In an effort to add an additional one-hour block of swim time during weekdays and extra time on the weekends, future swim times have been reduced to 50 minutes, with a 10 minute transition. Under this new model, the number of available swim times increases from 532 to 644 per week—that’s over 20% more swim times available.

Important Information for Swimmers

To help navigate the Sign-Up Genius advance registration system and maximize your swim time, please review the information below and plan accordingly.

  • Please be patient. The re-opening of Los Baños pool under the current Santa Barbara County Health Order for one swimmer per lane cannot meet everyone’s needs. There are only two public aquatic facilities serving all of southern Santa Barbara County for lap and fitness swimming: Los Baños del Mar and Carpinteria Community Pool.
  • It is recommended that you are logged in on a computer prior to 7 p.m. Individuals that are using handheld devices and smart phones may experience delays when navigating the system.
  • When arriving at the pool, it is imperative that you arrive 5-10 minutes early and have your swim pass out and ready to scan.  
    • For drop-in swimmers: please have $10 in cash ready
    • If you need to add punches to your swim card please do so online, over the phone—call (805) 564-5495—or in person by giving your credit card and driver’s license to the front gate attendant or lifeguard.
  • The City is still working with Santa Barbara County Public Health to allow up to four swimmers per lane, and or compliance with USA Swimming Guidelines. When this request is approved, the pool will revert back to seven 50m lanes during the new scheduled times.

Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
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