Drop-in: Novato's Hamilton Community Pool
The Hamilton Community offers a shallow kids' pool with play structure, water slide, and water sprayer and a larger more traditional pool for more serious swimming.
This season, the Hamilton Community Pool is open May 12 through September 24, 2017. Daily drop-in admission for Novato residents is $4 for youth ages 1–15 and $5 for adults 16 and over (with photo identification). Non-resident admission is $7 for youth and $9 for adults. You can also get a punch card good for 15 swims for $67 residents and $71 non-residents. Pool hours can be found here. Proof of residency required for Novato resident rates. Non-residents who work in Novato also pay resident rates (proof of employment required).
The Hamilton Community Pool is located at 203 El Bonito Drive in Novato's Hamilton area. To get there, take Highway 101 to the Ignacio Boulevard/Bel Marin Keys Boulevard exit. Go to the east side of the freeway and take Nave Drive south to Main Gate Road. Follow Main Gate Road to South Palm Drive, then turn right on Hamilton Parkway. Turn right on San Pablo Avenue, and turn left at the traffic circle onto Sunset Drive. Follow Sunset and turn left onto El Bonito Drive. Plenty of parking is available in the lot behind the pool.