NBPL, Main Base Pool
Swimmers of all ages are welcome for year-round swimming, conditioning, and recreational swim. Lap swim and fitness classes are open to all active duty, reservists, retirees, dependents, DoD civilians, civilian contractors and guests (where authorized). Fee may apply during recreational swim hours and classes. Lap Swimming is designed for organized swimming up and down the length of the pool. Naval Base Point Loma is a 25-yard pool with lap lanes available 7 days a week. During Recreational Swim times, the main pool is set up with available lanes and includes use of the kiddy pool with large areas available for swimmers to play.
Ages 17 and under are required to take the swim test. Each individual is allowed one test per day. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied and under the direct supervision of an adult at all times. When using the main pool, adults who are watching children who have not passed the swim test must remain in water no greater than shoulder deep.
- Swim 25 yards using a recognizable swim stroke without stopping and without help
- Tread water for 60 seconds without stopping
- Jump into the deep end and return to the surface
- Exit the pool unassisted
FREE Active Duty Swim Clinic
Wednesday, 7-7:45 am
Lessons for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers to achieve their personal aquatic goals from basic swim skills to challenging workouts.