Lap Swim

This non-instructional program is for swimmers of all abilities who want to swim for fitness or therapeutic purposes.  Please reserve your space online up to 30 minutes before your desired swim start time.  Reservations will be available up to two weeks in advance. There will be extremely limited "drop-in" space.


Fee: Residents - $1.00/person
Non-Residents - $5.00/person
Age: 12 years and up (able to swim continuous laps)
Location: Community Rec Center (CRC) - 30875 Rancho Vista Rd. 

Reserve Online: Reserve your space online - click here
Reservations will be available up to two weeks (14 days) in advance.

Lap Swim Schedule

  Dates* Day Time Location
MORNING Thru May 2024 Mon - Fri 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. CRC
MID-DAY Thru May 2024 Mon - Fri 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CRC
EVENING Thru Nov 16, 2023 Mon - Thur 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CRC
WEEKEND Thru May 2024 Sat 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CRC

*Skip dates ALL DAY:

  • May 29
  • July 4
  • September 17, 24
  • November 23 & 24
  • December 24 & 25
  • December 31
  • January 1

Skip Date - EVENING ONLY: October 31

 Please join the Remind text for Lap Swim and pool-related announcements.  Text @LapSwim2 to 81010

To reserve a space:

  1. This is most easily done on a computer.  
  2. Click here to access the online registration page. If you are on a phone switch to the "desktop version".
  3. Login or create account.  If you already have an account enter your username and password or create your TCSD account.
  4. Click on the "Lap Swim" tab
  5. Choose the pool and desired lane 
    • Lanes will be available up to two weeks in advance
      • Lanes are separated into two swimming spaces and are reservable as Lane _A and Lane _B.  These do not correspond to a specific side of the lane.
      • More than 2 people can share a lane.  Every swimmer must register and pay.  Any swimmer not included in the online reservation will need to register and pay in person upon arrival.
      • The reservable Water Exercise Areas at the CRC Pool are for participants to conduct water exercises on their own such as water walking, water aerobics or in-water stretching. (These areas are all shallow and less than 25 yards).  A person may reserve a lane to conduct water exercises in, if they desire.
  6. Choose the date to view available times
  7. Reserve a time (30 min or 1 hour*) and add to cart.
    • *A max of one hour per day, per swimmer.
  8. Checkout - agree to the prompts and pay with a credit card
  9. Review and complete.   Your reservation is not complete until you have received a confirmation receipt.  You may bring your receipt with you to your reserved time, but it is not required,

To cancel a reservation:

If you cannot make a reserved time, please contact us to cancel.  This will provide someone else the opportunity to reserve/swim.  
  1. Contact the Aquatics Office by sending an email, calling or texting in the Remind App (see info for Lap Swim text alerts below).
    • EMAIL:
    • PHONE: 951-308-6396
  2. Cancellations must be requested with at least 24 hours notice from the time of your reservation. A credit will be applied to your City of Temecula account to use toward future activities.  
  3. Cancellations made within 24 hours of your lane reservation will not be eligible to receive a credit.  
  4. Swimmers who do not cancel a reservation and do not show up for their reserved time may be charged a "No Show Fee".

Text Alerts

Text the word @LapSwim2 to 81010. This will be used to notify participants if there is a sudden pool closure or change of facility.

Please know that due to the nature of our programs you may receive a text as early as 5 a.m. or as late as 9 p.m.