Best Swim Centers in the Bay Area

These Swim Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers.

These Swim Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2022 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read here for a full list of winners.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Waterworks Aquatics. This swim facility offers swim parties, swim teams, camps, family swim nights, clinics and workshops, recreational swimming and more. Multiple locations.

Silver: Morgan Hill Aquatic Center. Morgan Hill.

Bronze: Almaden Valley Athletic Club (AVAC). San Jose.



Gold: Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC). Along with aquatic workouts and classes, the indoor and outdoor pools are available for lap swimming and recreational swim times. Foster City.

Silver: Bay Club Redwood Shores.  Redwood City.

Bronze: Peninsula Community Center. Redwood City.


San Francisco/Marin

Gold: La Petite Baleen Swim Schools.  It includes indoor heated pools, swimming classes for children and adults, and aqua fitness classes. Multiple locations.

Silver: YMCA of San Francisco. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. San Francisco.


East Bay

Gold: San Ramon Olympic Pool and Aquatic Park. Has a 50-meter pool, a small lap pool, a play pool with zero-depth entry and a floating inflatable obstacle course. San Ramon.

Silver: The Wave. Dublin.

Bronze: AquaTech Swim School. Alameda and Concord.


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