Lap Swim

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


Fee: Residents - $1.00
Non-Residents - $5.00
Age: 12 years and up (able to swim continuous laps)
Location: Community Rec Center (CRC) - 30875 Rancho Vista Rd.
Temecula Elementary School (TES) - 29119 Margarita Rd.
Reserve Online: Reserve your lane online - click here
Lane reservations will be available up to two weeks (14 days) in advance.

Lap Swim Schedule 2022

Dates* Day Time Location
Thru Nov 18 Mon - Fri 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. CRC
Nov 21 - Dec 30 Mon - Fri 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. TES
Thru Nov 18 Mon - Fri 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CRC
Nov 21 - Dec 30 Mon - Fri 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. TES
Aug 15 - Nov 17 Mon - Thu 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. CRC
Thru Nov 20 Sat & Sun 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CRC
Nov 26 - Dec 11 Sat & Sun 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. TES
Dec 17 - Dec 31 Sat 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. TES

*Skip dates ALL DAY:

  • January 1
  • February 13
  • March 6
  • April 10
  • April 17
  • May 30
  • July 4
  • September 5
  • September 11
  • September 25
  • November 24 & 25
  • December 24 & 25
To reserve a lane:
  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 3 and 4 are "Shared Lanes" - maximum of 2 swimmers will register under one account holder and share the lane during their reserved time.
      • 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 are for participants to conduct water exercise 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 lane 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 lane 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.