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Pool Schedule and Fees

Public Hours:

 Lap Swim Hours*  
Mornings M/W/F 6:30 am–10:00 am
T/Th 6:30 am9:00 am
Midday M-F 12:00 pm2:30 pm
Evening M/W/F 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
T/Th 5:30 pm–8:00 pm**
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm–4:45 pm

*Please see the Lap Lanes Available Table for number of available lanes at each time of day we are open for lap swimming. 

 Rec Swim* Hours  
Saturday 12:00 pm4:45 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm–4:45 pm

*Rec swim hours are open to families and children not swimming laps.

Lap Lanes Available
Mon Tue/Thu Wed Fri
6:30 am–9:00 am TBD TBD TBD TBD
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
1:30 pm–2:30 pm
5:30 pm–7:30 pm TBD
7:30 pm–8:00 pm
8:00 pm–8:30 pm**

S—shallow end available for lap swim and water walking.

Pool Fees

These fees apply to all patrons entering the facility.
Mills students and faculty/staff (and student's immediate family*) are free

  Daily Semester Pass*** Ten swim punch cards
Alumnae/i $5.00 Spring/Summer: $175.00
Fall: $125.00
Friend of the College (FOTC)** $7.00 Spring/Summer: $250.00
Fall: $200.00

Towel Rental: Daily towel–$2.00
Outside Lockers: $1.00 lock rental per day
Semester lockers are available $35.00 per semester

*Immediate family members of students or alums must be accompanied by the student or alum, or they will be considered to be Friends of the College.
**Friend of the College (FOTC) indicates the general public. There is no charge for children under three years of age.
***Fall and spring semester passes are prorated. Summer passes are NOT prorated due to extended hours. 

Mills College ID is required for current Mills College students, staff and faculty to enter the pool for free. Without your ID, you will be asked to pay the non-refundable one day entry fee of $7.


Annual Parking Permit
(August 23, 2016– August 22, 2017): $60
Fall Parking Permit:  $35
Spring Parking Permit: $35
Summer Parking Permit:  $25

If you use the pool year round we highly recommend you purchase an Annual Parking Pass for 2016–17.

Visitor parking permit holders are currently authorized access to Richards and commuter lots, patrons found outside of these parking lots may be cited by officers at any time.

Come join one of our programs at the pool! Check out our group and private swim lesson information, as well as both deep water and shallow Water Aerobics, Masters Swimming, Life Guarding classes, and other aquatics opportunities.

Aquatics Center

Pool Schedule/Fees

Pool Programs

Rules & Policies

Lap Swim Etiquette

Code of Conduct

We're hiring!

Swim Lessons


Junior Lifeguarding

Basic Water Rescue

Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguarding
Instructor Classes

American Red Cross Class

Water Aerobics

Mills College Master's Swimmers

Contact Information

Trefethen Aquatic Center

P: 510.430.2170
E: pool@mills.edu 

Last Updated: 1/9/17