Aquatics at College of San Mateo Athletic Center

Discover the ultimate aquatics experience at College of San Mateo Athletic Center! Choose from two pristine lap pools and enjoy a wide range of swim programs that cater to people of all ages and abilities including our Bulldogs Swim Club, Bulldogs Swim School, and San Mateo Masters Swimming program. Our professional instructors, deck monitors and lifeguards are dedicated to giving you the best possible swim experience.

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Reserve Your Lane

Reserve your pool lane through the Empower M.E. portal. Pool lane reservations are required for all members.

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Empower M.E. Portal

Olympic Pool

two pools at college of san mateo athletic center

Short Course: 25 yards; 20 lanes
Long Course: 50 meters; 8 lanes
(78°F – 80°F)

Available for lap swimming, Masters swim practice, advanced swim lessons, and Bulldog Swim Club practices.

Instructional Pool

pool with sunset at college of san mateo athletic center

25 yards; 6 lanes
(86°F – 88°F)

Available for lap swimming, swim lessons, and Bulldog Swim Club practices.

San Mateo Masters

San Mateo Masters is a U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) team with swimmers ranging from ages 18 to 95. We are recognized as the first Masters Swim Team in the United States. Our swimmers come in all different shapes, sizes, and abilities. Experience in competitive swimming is not necessary. We provide structured group workouts, motivation, stroke advice and camaraderie.

For additional questions about the program, contact Head Coach Tom Reudy at

Registration Packet

For more information on registration, practice times, fees, prerequisites, etc., view the registration packet.

Download Registration Packet

Aquatics Staff

Our highly trained staff comprises some of the most experienced instructors in the industry. All of our instructors are Red Cross certified and have a wide range of swimming and teaching experience. Their backgrounds include participation in collegiate and competitive age-group swimming, triathlons, as well as open water and Masters swimming.

Interested in joining the team? Submit inquiries to for available job openings.

Contact Us / Scheduling

We consider your feedback an essential part of our mission to deliver the best service and facilities. Help us maintain our excellence by sharing your valuable input. Call the Aquatics Office at (650) 378-7383 or send an email to