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Special Update - February 22, 2024 - 3:30 PM

Great news!  Pool heater has been repaired, however it will take a couple of days for water to come back up to safe temperature.  Pool water and heater will be monitored through the weekend - we hope to reopen on Monday, February 26, 2024.  Please check back for more updates and sign up for text message alerts (see below).

To receive updates regarding the Morning Lap Swim program, please text "LapSwim" to 545-454.

All Aquatic Programs at George Elder Park Pool

George Elder Park Pool, 1950 Wilcox Avenue (626) 307-1397

All fees will increase July 1st per City Council resolution no.11771

For more information on aquatic programs please email the Aquatics Division by clicking here.


Water Aerobics scheduled to return in Spring 2024.  Morning Lap Swim does not require pre-registration at this time.

Click here to register for Aquatic Classes.

 (No Refunds or Make-Ups for Swim Lessons) 

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons Summer 2024 - Information coming soon

The City of Monterey Park offers swim lessons for a wide range of ages and skill levels. Swim Lessons will be held at George Elder Park Pool. In accordance with the learn-to-swim program, set to American Red Cross standards, swimmer prerequisites must be met in order to advance to upper-level classes.

For more information about the class level and prerequisites, please see the Learn to Swim page.

***No make-ups or refunds allowed for summer swim classes.

Morning Lap Swim

For the fitness conscious looking for a great low-impact workout, Morning Lap Swim is available at George Elder Park Pool.  Lap Swim lanes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis with no registration required.  Locker rooms are available for changing, showering, and restroom use.

Morning Lap Swim hours are: 

Monday - Friday 6:00-8:00 a.m.

Saturday & Sunday 6:00-10:00 a.m.


The City of Monterey Park accepts cash, checks, and credit cards as forms of payment. Please make checks payable to the City of Monterey Park. Payment is accepted at the pool. 

Morning Lap Swim (18 & over)$5.25 
Monthly Pass$41.00
Family Pass (for a family of two)$77.00
Senior Pass$28.00

Summer Recreational Swim - Returning 2024

Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children - $2.50 per swim
Adults - $3.50 per swim
Youth Pass (20 swims) - $39.00
Adult Pass (20 swims) - $58.00