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Lap Swim

Looking for a little recreational exercise in the pool? All skill levels welcome. No instruction provided. All swimmers must also purchase a lap swim activity pass online.

Notice: Lap Swim is open by appointment.

Questions? Call the Sunnyvale Swim Complex at 408-590-6173 or the Community Center at 408-730-7350.

Operating Hours

Sunnyvale Swim Complex

M Tu W Th F Sa

6 - 6:50 a.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.

6 - 6:50 a.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.
6 - 6:50 a.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.
6 - 6:50 a.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.
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6 - 6:50 a.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.
7 - 7:50 a.m.
8 - 8:50 a.m.
9 - 9:50 a.m.

Closed Sundays and City Holidays. 

Washington Community Swim Center

M Tu W Th F

6 - 6:50 p.m.
7 - 7:50 p.m.

N/A N/A 6 - 6:50 p.m.
7 - 7:50 p.m.
N/A

Closed Saturdays, Sundays and City Holidays.

Pool Use Details

Minimum age to use pool: 16

Note: Pool schedule subject to change based on staffing levels. If you are 16 to 17 your parent or guardian must be present during check in.

Fees include use of showers and locker rooms. Only participants with appointments can enter the facility. Spectators are not allowed. See Rules for Using the Pool below for additional policies.

Locker Room Policy

  • Sunnyvale Swim Complex: Locker rooms, restrooms and showers are open Monday through Friday from 6 to 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Plus Saturdays from 7 to 10 a.m.
  • Washington Community Swim Center: Locker rooms, restrooms and showers are open Monday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Activity Passes and Pricing

1. Read Activity Appointments and Passes to find what you need to know about:

  • Your appointment
  • Activity pass rules and pricing
  • Finding how many visits are left on your pass

2. Buy a Lap Swim or Water Fitness Pass

Lap Swim Options

The Lap Swim program offers double and single occupancy lanes. If you wish a challenging workout ask for the workout program sheet at check in.

Double occupancy lanes:

  • All lanes will be two to a lap lane with the exception of designated single occupancy lanes at Sunnyvale Swim Complex.
  • Swimmers select their lap lanes and are first-come, first serve.

Single occupancy lanes:

  • At Sunnyvale Swim Complex lane 1a and lane 1b are designated for single swimmers only.
  • These lanes are also used to accommodate those with disabilities (stair, rail and ADA chair access).
Appointment Details and Disabilities Accommodation

Appointment Details

  • View available appointments for start time.
  • You may swim a maximum of 50 minutes within the appointment time.
  • You will be directed to enter the pool from either the west side or the east side. See Sunnyvale Swim Complex Protocol and Arrival Information.
  • Swimmers must demonstrate the ability to swim the length of the lane (25 yards) without showing signs of distress.
  • Specific lane requests are not available.
  • At check in swimmers who made an appointments for double-occupancy lanes will select their own lane (first come, first serve). For swimmers who made appointments for single occupancy lanes will be directed to select between lanes 1a and 1b. 
  • If you wish to share a lane with a fellow swimmer in double occupancy lane, you and that swimmer must check in together. You MAY NOT save a lane for anyone who who has not checked in yet.
  • For Disabilities Accommodation see below.

Disabilities Accommodation

The City of Sunnyvale encourages persons with disabilities to participate in City of Sunnyvale programs. We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans for Disabilities Act. For any other accommodations contact 408-730-7398, TDD 408-730-7501, at least 14 business days in advance of the program or activity.

Examples of accommodations available are:

  • Stair with rail access
  • Ladder access
  • Chair
Rules for Using the Pool

Review and follow the policies:


Additional rules:

  • No changing on deck
  • Come dressed to swim to maximize your time during your appointment. Swimmers may not enter the facility early to change.
  • You must exit the facility no later than 10 minutes after the end of your 50-minute swim appointment.
  • If you fail to comply with swim complex requirements, you may be asked to leave, be denied entrance or forfeit lap swim privileges.

IMPORTANT: By signing up online, over the phone or in-person for classes or activities offered by the City of Sunnyvale, you agree to each of the City's Participation Policies.

Make a Lap Swim Appointment

Due to high demand during the summer months, lap swim appointments are selling out within minutes. If no timeslots are available, check back to see if appointments are available due to cancellations. We are working to add more lanes and staffing. Thank you for your continued patience and support.

Last Updated: Mar 4, 2022
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