Cool Off at Marin Community Pools 2016

May 2, 2016

Hamilton Pool Novato Marin County

Looking for a pool in Marin to keep cool on a warm spring or summer day? Here's our list of swimming pools throughout the county that are open to the public and offer drop-in recreational swim hours for families. In addition to daily drop-in fees, many of these pools offer season passes as well.

All schedules and drop-in fees are accurate at the time of publishing, but are subject to change and cancellation without notice. It always helps to give them a call to confirm hours and prices before you go. If you know of another local drop-in swim facility that you don't see in our roster here, please let us know and we'll add it to the list.

Kentfield

College of Marin Kentfield Campus Pool

Physical Education Facility
835 College Avenue, Kentfield
(415) 485-9578

Schedule:
TBD

Drop-in Fees
Adults $6, children and students $5, seniors 55+ $4. Cash and check only. Parking permits are required and can be purchased at a cost of $3 per day.

Mill Valley

Homestead Valley Community Association Pool

315 Montford Ave, Mill Valley
(415) 388-0137

Schedule:
Spring hours: April 16–June 12
Open swim Tuesday and Thursday, 4–6 pm, Wednesday and Friday 3-6 pm, and Saturday and Sunday noon–6 pm
Summer hours: June 13–August 14
Open swim Tuesday–Thursday, 1:30–6 pm; Friday, 1:30–7 pm; Saturday and Sunday noon–6 pm

Drop-in Fees:

Homestead residents: adults $8, seniors 65+ and children under 16 $7, babies under 2 free, non-swimmers in pool area $3
Non-residents: adults $10, seniors 65+ and children under 16 $9, babies under 2 free, non-swimmers in pool area $5

Mill Valley Community Center Pool

180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley
(415) 383-1370

Schedule:

Spring hours: March 7–June 12
Main pool general/open swim Saturday and Sunday 12:15-4:55 pm
Summer hours: June 13–August 12
General/open swim Monday–Friday 1:30–4:30 pm (with slide), Saturday and Sunday 12:15–4:55 pm (slide 12:30–4:45 pm). Children must be 48 inches tall to ride the water slide.

Drop-in Fees:

City of Mill Valley residents: youth 2–18 $7, adults 19–59 $9, seniors 60+ $8
Non-residents: youth $8, adults $10, seniors $9

Tamalpais High School Pool

700 Miller Avenue
(415) 945-3730

Schedule:
TBD

Drop-in fee: $7

Novato

College of Marin: Indian Valley Campus

1800 Ignacio Boulevard
(415) 883-2211 x8260

Schedule:
TBD

Drop-in fees:
Adults $6, children and students $5, seniors 55+ $4. Cash or check only. Lifeguards will be on duty. Parking permits are required; $3 per day.

Hamilton Pool

203 El Bonito Drive
(415) 485-3344

Schedule:
Spring hours: May 13–30
Public swim Monday–Thursday, 11 am–7 pm; Friday, 11 am–6 pm; Sunday, 10:30 am–6 pm
Early summer hours: June 1–10
Public swim Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am–6 pm; Monday–Thursday 1–7 pm; Friday 1–6 pm
Summer schedule: June 11–August 14
Public swim Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am–6 pm; Monday–Thursday noon–7:30 pm; Friday noon–6 pm

Drop-in Fees:
Novato residents: adults 16+ $5, youth 1+ $4
Non-residents: adults $9, youth $7

Novato High School Pool

625 Arthur Street
(415) 892-2269

Schedule:

June 13–August 13. Recreational swim, Monday–Saturday, noon–4 pm.

Drop-in Fees
Adults 16+ $5, youth up to 16 and seniors 55+ $4, Novato and San Marin High School students with ID $4.

San Rafael

Marinwood Community Center Pool

775 Miller Creek Road, San Rafael
(415) 479-2335

Schedule:

Spring hours: May 1–30
Monday–Friday, 1:30 am–4 pm; Saturday, Sunday, and Memorial Day 11 am–5 pm
May 31–June 12
Monday–Friday, 2–4 pm; Saturday, Sunday, 11 am–5 pm (except during swim meets)
Summer hours: June 13–August 19
Monday–Friday 12:30 to 5:30 or 6 pm, Saturday, Sunday, and 4th of July 11 am–6 pm (water slides open at noon)

Drop-in fees:

Marinwood residents: youths 18 and under and seniors 60+ $6, adults $7
Non-residents: youths 18 and under and seniors $7, adults $8
5-swim punch pass: $25 residents, $30 non-residents

McNear’s Beach Pool

201 Cantera Way, San Rafael
(415) 446-4424

Schedule:

Open May 30–September 5
Wednesday–Friday 11 am–5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11 am–6 pm

Drop-in fees:

Swimming pool fee is $5 per person; $8 per vehicle parking fee on weekdays and $10 per vehicle on weekends.

Terra Linda Community Pool

670 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael
(415) 485-3344

Schedule:

Early spring hours: April 30–May 30
Public swim Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1–6 pm (closed Thursday)
Late spring hours: May 31–June 11
Public swim: Monday–Friday, 1–6 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am–6 pm
Early summer hours: June 12–July 10
Public swim: Monday–Thursday noon–6 pm; Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 am–6 pm
Late summer hours: July 12–August 14
Public swim: Monday–Thursday noon–7:30 pm; Friday, 11 am–6 pm; Saturday, and Sunday 11 am–6 pm

Drop-in fees:
San Rafael residents: adults 16 and older $5, youth 1+ $4
Non-residents: adults $9, youth $7