View the Pool Lane Availability Schedule

Choose from two pristine lap pools. You’ll enjoy a wide range of swim programs that cater to people of all ages and abilities. Our professional instructors are dedicated to giving you the best possible swim experience.

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 more information on registration, practice times, fees, prerequisites, etc., click the button below:

Register for San Mateo Masters

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.

Contact Us / Scheduling

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