Best Swim Schools in the Bay Area
These Swim Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2018 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Waterworks Aquatics. Offers a family swim night, lap swim times, recreational swimming, classes and more. 1120 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose. 408-279-1700. waterworksswim.com/san_jose.
Silver: Morgan Hill Aquatics Center. 16200 Condit Road, Morgan Hill. 408-782-2134. morgan-hill.ca.gov/189/aquatics.
Bronze: Almaden Valley Athletic Club. 5400 Camden Ave., San Jose. 408-445-4900. avac.us.
SF and Marin
Gold: Presidio Community YMCA Letterman Pool. This facility is inside the Presidio and is near a fitness facility and basketball court. 1151 Gorgas Ave., San Francisco. 415-447-9680. ymcasf.org.
Silver: Hamilton Pool. 1900 Geary Blvd., San Francisco. 415-292-2111. sfrecpark.org.
Silver: Sava Pool. 2695 19th Ave., San Francisco. 415-661-6327. sfrecpark.org.
Bronze: YMCA of San Francisco. Multiple locations. ymcasf.org.
Gold: Peninsula Jewish Community Center. Cool off in Foster City’s only indoor pool or take a dip in the eight-lane outdoor pool, Whirlpool and kiddie pool. 800 Foster City Blvd. 650-378-2782. pjcc.org.
Silver: Bay Club Redwood Shores. 200 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City. 650-593-4900. bayclubs.com.
Bronze: King's Swim Academy. Multiple locations. 650-349-7946. kingsswimacademy.com.
Bronze: Peninsula Community Center. 3137, 3623 Jefferson Ave., Redwood City. 650-364-6272. peninsulacommunitycenter.com.
Gold: San Ramon Olympic Pool and Aquatic Center. There’s a water slide and fun aquatic park, along with a new inflatable obstacle course. 9900 Broadmoor Drive, San Ramon. 925-828-3427. sanramon.ca.gov/aquatics.
Silver: Aquatech Swim. 2203 Mariner Square Loop, Alameda; 1220 Diamond Way, #110, Concord. 866-633-4147. aquatechswim.com.
Bronze: Robert Livermore Community Center. 4444 East Ave., Livermore. 925-373-5700. larpd.org/rlc/rlccenter.html.