Adult Fitness

Participate in an organized lap swim workout intended to increase muscular strength, aerobic endurance, stroke technique and build overall fitness! Qualified coaches offer in-depth analysis and feedback on your stroke and help direct you to a lane with swimmers of similar ability and experience.

Adult Fitness Calendar



Drop-in Adult Fitness

Join us for drop-in Water Aerobics at Simpkins Family Swim Center!

Simpkins Family Swim Center

Our Pools

SFSC 50-meter Lap Swim Pool 

  • 17 lanes, 25 yards in length.
  • 78°F pool temperature.
  • Pool depth is 3.5 to 8 feet deep.
  • 4 of the 17 lap swim lanes are 3.5 to 4 feet deep.

SFSC Warm Water Pool

  • 18 x 10 yards in size
  • Heated to 88°F year-round
  • Spray zone
  • Zero depth entry with a ramp, slopes to a depth of 4 feet
Amenities & Features
  • Indoor locker rooms
  • Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Pull buoys and kickboards
  • Towel service is not available

On the Deck 

  • Sunny deck space with lounge chairs
  • Food court area with picnic tables and a small lawn
  • Reservable covered picnic area
Accessibility & Inclusion

A water wheel chair is available at the swim center and the Warm Water Pool features a zero-depth entry ramp for access. Each pool has stationary, ADA-compliant lifts as well as a mobile lift for entry into any area of the pools. A gender-inclusive bathroom is available with an ADA shower, changing bed, locker, and toilet. In addition, the Simpkins Family Swim Center offers low stimulation hours weekly.

Learn more about Accessibility & Inclusion at Santa Cruz County Parks

Contact Us


(831) 454-7960

Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to 7:45 PM, except holidays

Our physical office is open, but staff availability is limited.