Aquatics


  • Swimmers of all ages are welcome for year-round swimming, conditioning and recreational swim. Lap swim and fitness classes are open to all active duty, reservists, retirees, dependents, DoD civilians, civilian contractors and guests (where authorized). Fee may apply during recreational swim hours and classes.

    Facility Contact Information
    Admiral Prout Field House, Outdoor Pool Bldg. 3279
    Base: Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)
    Lap Swim Hours: Monday-Friday: 5-8 am, 11 am-1 pm
    Rec Swim Hours: Monday-Friday: 1-6 pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 9 am-2 pm
    Phone: 619-520-3048 / 619-556-8914
    Indoor Pool Bldg.153
    Base: Naval Base San Diego (NBSD)
    Hours: Closed
    Phone: 619-556-8914
    Admiral Baker Swimming Pool
    Open Memorial Day-Labor day
    Bldg. 17
    Address: Mission Gorge
    Phone: 619-284-4054
    Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day
    Wednesday-Friday: Noon-5 pm
    Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: Noon-6 pm
    NBPL, Main Base Pool Bldg. 1
    Address: 140 Sylvester Road
    Base: Naval Base Point Loma, Main Base (NBPL)
    Lap Swim Hours: Monday-Friday, 6-9 am
    Closed: 9-10:30 am
    Lap Swim: 10:30 am-1 pm
    Rec Swim: 1-6 pm
    Kiddy Pool: 1 am-6 pm
    Saturday-Sunday: Rec Swim, 10 am-4 pm
    NMAWC Pool Base: Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)
    Phone: 619-524-6987
    Hours: Closed
    NAB Pool Base: Naval Amphibious Base (NAB)
    Bldg. 508, Vella Lavella Rd.
    Lap Swim Hours: Monday-Friday: 6:30-8:30 am, 11 am-1 pm, 4:30-6:30 pm
    Saturday: 10 am-2 pm
    Holidays: Closed
    Phone: 619-437-5012
    50-meter, 9-lane heated outdoor pool. Facility may be closed during inclement weather.
    Special Programs: lap swimming, Master’s Swim practice Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 am-1 pm. Free, 30-minute active duty swim lessons: Tuesday and Thursday 6-7:30 am.
    Use Fees: Free for active duty, dependents and DoD civilians. $5 per guest
    Island Club Pool
    Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
    Bldg. 579
    Address: Rogers Rd.
    Base: Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day
    Daily: Noon-6 pm
    25 meter, 5 lane heated outdoor pool with cabanas, grass area, locker rooms, lawn furniture and kiddie pool. Special Programs: swimming lessons, recreational swimming.
    Crews Pool Bldg. 400
    Address: Saufley Rd.
    Base: Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    Lap Swim Hours: Monday-Friday: 5:30-7:30 am, 11 am-1 pm, 3:30-6 pm
    Phone: 619-545-2880
    25 meter, 7 lane heated outdoor pool with locker rooms and deck furniture for relaxation. Facility may be closed during inclement weather.
    Special Programs: lap swimming, scuba lessons, swimming lessons.
    Breakers Beach
    (Lifeguard tower)
    Bldg. 763 (across the street from Island Club)
    Address: Rogers Rd. (In front of the Navy Lodge)
    Base: Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)
    Hours: Lifeguards on duty daily: Labor Day-Memorial Day: Noon-5 pm
    Memorial Day-Labor Day: 10 am–6 pm
    Red flag means no lifeguard on duty.
    Phone: 619-545-7221 (Lifeguard tower)
    Large beach area with swimming, surfing, grills, bathrooms, showers, cabanas & fire rings.
    Balboa Athletic Complex Pool Bldg. 12
    Base: Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD)
    Lap Swim Hours: Monday-Friday, 5:30-8:30 am
    Closed: 8:30-10 am
    Lap Swim: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-5:30 pm
    Friday, 10 am-5 pm
    Rec Swim: Saturday, Sunday & Holidays, 12:30-4:30 pm
    Phone: 619-532-5757

  • Naval Base Coronado Aquatics

    FREE Swimming Lessons for Active Duty

    Tuesdays & Thursdays • 6-7:30 am • NAB Pool, Bldg. 508
    All lessons are 30-minutes in length and led by an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Swim lessons available for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers with instruction on the side stroke available as well. To sign up or for more information call the NAB Pool at 619-437-5012.

  • Naval Base Point Loma Aquatics

    FREE Swimming Lessons for Active Duty

    Wednesdays • 7-7:45 am • FREE • NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • 619-553-0934
    NBPL Aquatics is offering FREE swimming lessons for Active Duty on Wednesdays at the NBPL Main Base Pool from 7-7:45 am. All lessons are led by an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Swim lessons available for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers with instruction on the side stroke available as well. To sign up or for more information call 619-553-0934.


    Sharks Club

    Tuesdays & amp; Thursdays • 9-9:45 am • $45 • NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • 619-553-0934
    A youth swim team developed to help students transition from swimming lessons to swim team. Our focus is stroke technique to enhance swimming skills needed for competitive swimming. It's a fun environment ~ check us out! Fee includes eight (8) training sessions


    You + H2O Polo

    Mondays & Wednesdays • 9-9:45 am • $45 • NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • 619-553-0934
    A great introduction to the sport for youth 6-12 years old! The intent is to provide basic skills and understanding of the sport in a recreational format. Although Water Polo is known for its toughness and endurance, "Splashy Ball" harnesses all the fun and dynamic aspects of the game in a safe and easy-to-learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit. Fee includes eight (8) club sessions.


    NBPL Command Swim

    NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • Call 619-553-0931
    Improve conditioning and form for your PRT as a command.


    Swim Lessons

    NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • 619-553-0934
    4x30 minute sessions:

    • Private Lessons- $60 per student
    • Active Duty Lessons: $25 per student
    • Semi-Private Lessons: $70 for 2 students
    • Group Lessons (Summer Only): $45 per student (6 maximum)
    • Mommy & Me: $40 per pair
    • Small Group Lessons: $40 per student (4 maximum)

  • Naval Base San Diego Aquatics

    Water Aerobics

    Tuesday & Thursday • 9-10 am • FREE Active duty, Dependents and DoD / $3 Guest • Admiral Prout Field House Pool, NBSD, Bldg. 3279 • 619-556-8914
    A great full-body, low-impact workout!

    Learn To Scuba Dive

    Learn to Scuba DiveLearn to dive safely through education! MWR offers one week SCUBA classes from basic through instructor. Classes are given in the evenings. Each night class consists of pool and classroom training with four ocean dives and one snorkel dive over one weekend in La Jolla. Upon completion of the course students receive a lifetime certification through NAUI, the most respected name in diver training. All equipment is provided for active duty personnel for the BASIC Course except booties and gloves. Contact the dive coordinator at 619-424-6547.

    We offer Basic, Advanced, Master, Rescue, Nitrox, Drysuit, Rebreather, Heliotrox/Trimix and Instructor training courses. Call the Dive Coordinator for class dates and more information at 619-424-6547. Already certified? Continue your safe diving education with additional training or technical courses such as Helitrox, Trimix, Decompression and Wreck Diving.

    • Basic Open Water SCUBA Diver: Begins September 8, 15, 22 & 29, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, November 3 & 10, December 1, 8, & 15
    • Advanced Open Water SCUBA & NITROX Diver: Call for future schedule
    • Master Diver: Call for future schedule
    • Rescue Diver, Drysuit or Rebreather Diving Course, Helitrox/Trimix and Instructor Training Course: Call for schedule

    For more information or to register for classes call:
    Naval Base San Diego: 619-520-3048
    Dive Coordinator: 619-424-6547
    Email: ibdivers@ibdivers.com

  • Naval Medical Center San Diego

    Facility Contact Information
    NMCSD, Balboa Athletic Complex Pool Address: Bldg. 12
    Phone: 619-532-5757

    Swim Lessons

    Eight, 30-minute lessons . $50 • Monday-Thursday for two weeks


    Group Classes (6 max)

    • Children's Water Confidence (3-12 yrs.)- Children learn to be comfortable both submerged and on top of the water, as well as basic breathing and stroke introduction.
    • Child Beginning Swim (5-12 yrs.)- Skills include floating, breathing skills, arm stroke, elementary backstroke, retrieving objects across the pool, turning from front to back.
    • Child Intermediate Swim (5-12 yrs.)- Skills include freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, lap swim with flip turns and treading water.

    Private/Semi-Private Classes

    Four, 30-minute lessons • Monday-Thursday
    1-2 adults or children work on improving desired skills.

    • Private Cost: Active Duty $25, Dependents $60
    • Semi-Private Cost: Active Duty $40, Dependents $80 (2 participants max in semi-private class)

    Cash only. No personal checks accepted.


    Spring Sessions

    • Session 1: Apr 14-24
    • Session 2: Apr 28-May 8
    • Session 3: May 12-22
    • Session 4: Jun 2-12

    * Weekends offered on availability. *Private/Semi-Private lessons only.


    Summer Sessions

    • Session 1: Jun 16-26
    • Session 2: Jul 7-17
    • Session 3: Jul 21-31
    • Session 4: Aug 4-14
    • Session 5: Aug 18-28

    * Weekends offered on availability.

    For more information call 619-532-6080.