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COVID-19 UPDATE: San Ramon Olympic Pool and Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center

 Lap Swim Reservation Information:

  • Please wear a cloth face covering at all times while not in the water.  Participants not wearing a mask will not be permitted to enter the facility.  The City of San Ramon reserves the right to refuse service for failure to wear a cloth face covering when not in the water. 

Here are the key dates for reserving lanes for lap swim sessions for the weeks of August 10:

All Facilities - Wednesday August 5 at 2:30pm - San Ramon Residents All Swim Pass Holders with access code
All Facilities - Friday August 7 at 2:30pm - Everyone

Access codes will be emailed to San Ramon Resident All Swim Pass Holders on Tuesday August 4 Please ensure your email is up to date at or check in with us at your next visit to the pool. 

  • Lap Swim sessions will be available by reservation only for participants 14 years and older through sign up genius at
    • Swimmers are allowed 5 reservations each week (Monday – Saturday) between the San Ramon Olynpic Pool and Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center.  
    • Swimmers will reserve lanes by the depth of water at the side of the pool they start on and then be assigned an individual lane upon checking into the facility.
    • Odd number lanes will start on the west deck and even number lanes will start on the east deck. 
      San Ramon Olympic Pool 50 M Lap Swim Diagram
      San Ramon Olympic Pool Lap Pool Lap Swim  Diagram
      Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center Lap Swim Diagram 
    • Reservations can be cancelled and changed at any time.  The City of San Ramon reserves the right to refusal of service for failure to attend reserved lap swim sessions.Please be courteous to your fellow lap swimmers and, if it’s necessary, please cancel with plenty of notice so others can fill your spot.

Lap Swim Program Information:

  • Lap swim is for participants who wish to swim laps for exercise or to water walk.  Recreation Swim is not allowed during the lap swim program.
  • Only one swimmer per lane.  It is recommended to swim in the middle of the lane.

  • Members of the same household may have a maximum of two people per lane.  Please list the name and age of the second household member in the comment section upon making a reservation.  Please note that all participants swimming will be charged the admission fee.  
  • Lap Swim sessions will be scheduled for a 50 minute swim time.
    • Please arrive 15 minutes before your session begins to allow time for health screening and payment.
    • Participants will be greeted by a staff member for a health screening upon entering the facility which includes a symptom and temperature check prior to entering the facility.
    • There will be a 10-minute transition period between sessions.Please leave the facility promptly after the session is over through the designated exit gate.
    • Swimmers who reserve back to back sessions will be allowed to continue to swim during the 10-minute transition period.   
  • Participants will pay at the front desk by swim pass or credit card only.
    • Payment options by cash and check are not available at this time.
    • Preferred method of payment is by lap pass as it provides a touchless process.
    • Swim Passes are available for purchase online at
  • Please make sure you arrive dressed in your swimming attire, as the locker rooms and showers will be closed in accordance with County requirements. There will be limited restrooms available.
    • There will be a designated space on the pool deck next to each lane for participants to place their belongings.It is recommended to only bring essential items into the pool area.
    • If you are leaving items in your car, please secure them responsibly.
  • Please make sure you bring all of your own lap swim equipment, including kickboards and goggles. Kickboards and other shared equipment will not be provided by the City.
  • Please wear a cloth face covering at all times while not in the water.  Participants not wearing a mask will not be permitted to enter the facility. 
  • Please maintain social distancing of 6 feet at all times.
    • We encourage swimmers to enter / exit in their lane whenever possible.Please ensure proper social distancing when using ladders and stairs and be respectful of other swimmers workouts.
    • We encourage swimmers to plan breaks in between laps on the same side of the pool they started from to encourage social distancing.
  • Spectators are allowed to accompany a person with a special need or a parent supervising a minor (ages 14-17) only. All persons entering the facility will be required to complete the health screening and wear a cloth face covering.

Click here for the lap swim schedule.  

Please check back frequently if there are no spaces available at this time.  Thank you for your patience and support of the aquatics program.  We look forward to seeing you back at the pool soon. 


City of San Ramon Aquatics Program

SROP Play PoolSan Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic ParkDougherty Valley Aquatic CenterLap Swim

Sneak Peak of the new play structure at the San Ramon Olympic Pool

Recreation Swim - Fun for the whole family

Stay fit with year-round lap swimming

Both facilities are full service with A.D.A accessible locker rooms.  All pools feature multiple methods of entry into the water including easy entry stairs, swim lifts, and water wheel chairs.