***Summer 2021 Aquatic Program Updates Coming Soon***

The City of Monterey Park will offer limited aquatic programs at one location:

  • Barnes Park Pool, 350 South McPherrin Avenue (626) 307-1394

For more information on aquatic programs please email

Scott Imaizumi, Program Coordinator at Scott Imaizumi’s email.

Safety Precautions

Entry screening will be conducted by staff members before visitors enter the pool area and participate in activities. Screenings will include a temperature and symptom checks for the following: fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing or chills and whether each individual is currently under isolation or quarantine orders. Any visitors with these symptoms or under isolation/quarantine orders may not enter the premises. 

At this time, locker rooms remain unavailable for changing and showering. However, restrooms will remain available. Please arrive dressed with your swimming attire underneath your regular clothing.

Face masks must be properly be worn at all times when visitors are not in the water. Pool users must maintain a minimum of 6 feet physical distance from those who are not members of their household.

Lap swimmers must bring their own kickboard, buoys, goggles, and water bottles. Shared pool equipment is prohibited and will not be provided at this time.  


Check back for updates on program registration. 

 (No Refunds, Credit, or Make-Ups for Swim Lessons) All fees will increase July 1st per City Council resolution no.11771

Swim Lessons

The City of Monterey Park will offer limited swim lessons for a wide range of ages and skill levels. Summer Swim Lessons will be held at Barnes Park Pool. In accordance with the learn to swim program, set to American Red Cross standards, swimmer pre-requisites 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.  All Parent & Tot, Level I: Water Exploration, and Level II: Primary Skills classes will require a parent to accompany child into the water.  All instructors will primarily teach from the deck and/or maintain social distance until restrictions & protocols are eased.

Morning Lap Swim

For the fitness conscious looking for a great low-impact workout, Morning Lap Swim will return with limited capacity and lane availability at Barnes Park Pool. 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, check, and credit card as forms of payment. Please make checks payable to the City of Monterey Park. Payment is accepted at the pool. All fees will increase July 1st per City Council resolution no.11771. 

Type of PassCost
Morning Lap Swim (18 & over)$5  
Monthly Pass$38
Family Pass (for a family of two)$72
Senior Pass$25.50

Summer Recreational Swim 

Summer Recreational Swim remains without a timetable for return at this time. As guidance/protocols from LA County Public Health continue to change, the Recreation & Community Services Department will continue to re-evaluate the reopening of this program.