Aquatic Programs

Work where you live!  The City of Malibu is hiring Lifeguards, Pool Managers, and Learn to Swim Instructors to work at the Malibu Community Pool located at Malibu High School. Apply online if you have a current Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, applications are being reviewed daily.

  1. Lap Swim
  2. Masters Swim
  3. Swim Lessons
  4. Aqua Aerobics
  5. Water Polo

lap swim hours

Summer Session: June 12 - August 13
Monday1 - 7 PM
Tuesday12 - 4 PM
6 - 7 PM
Wednesday12 - 4 PM
Thursday12 - 4 PM
4:45 - 7 PM
Friday1 - 4 PM
6 - 7 PM
9 AM - 2:15 PM
Sunday9 AM - 2:15 PM
July 5, 7, 8
July 6
4 - 7 PM
12 - 4 PM

Facility Closures: July 4

All pool use is drop-in only. Lanes for lap swimmers will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis. Pool Facility Use Fees will be paid in person upon arrival. No credit cards accepted - exact change preferred. 

  • $2 per child (Ages 5-17)
  • $3 per adult (Ages 18-54)
  • Free (Ages 55+)

For information on Lap Swim Guidelines, please click here.


The City partners with the Malibu Aquatics Foundation and Malibu Seawolves Swim Team to offer a youth swim program in Malibu for Ages 5-18. New participants to the program need to be evaluated by the director to ensure proper placement. Malibu Seawolves accepts new team members anytime during the quarter, and fees are pro-rated according to start date. For a detailed schedule or questions, visit the Seawolves website

Summer 2022: May 15 - July 30

Sealions Group A & B (Minimum Age 5 by 5/15/22 and swim evaluation), $380
Maximum 30 Participants

Blue Group A & B (Ages 9-12), $500
Maximum 30 Participants

Green/Gold Group (Ages 12-17), $630
Maximum 15 Participants

Online registration is open at

*Participants must meet the minimum swimming stroke requirements for each level listed above, regardless of age.  Contact Kate Gallo to schedule a tryout for new participants.

Summer 2022 Swim Team


To join Sealions, swimmers must be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle in 2 minutes or less and 25 yards of backstroke and/ or breaststroke across the pool. The swimmers will be taught all four main swimming strokes during the 45 minute sessions. The Head Coach will teach and challenge the swimmers with specific drills and tailored kick and pull sets. The swimmers will also be introduced to the joys of swimming, breathing techniques and being part of a team. The Head Coach will set up a try out swim for any new swimmers to identify the skill levels and decide what group to assign.


The Blue Group takes swimming from a basic level to a more proficient way of moving through the water and building on endurance. Workouts are 1 hour long and more attention is given to advanced drills and stroke work as well as proper starts and turns in all 4 strokes. Blue Group Swimmers are being prepared for entry level competitions with tailored training techniques and a focus on building self-confidence. Through team practices and building exercises, blue group swimmers will turn into junior elite swimmers before moving to the green group. Only the Coach decides whether a new swimmer or current Sealion is ready to move to the Blue group, or if a Blue Group swimmer is ready to move up to the Green Group. All Blue swimmers should be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle in 1 minute and 40 seconds or less and swim a correct 25 yard lap of all 4 strokes. 


Swimmers in the Green Group have advanced to a thorough understanding of all four strokes. The swimmers at this level will continue to work on their endurance and speed and will learn the most advanced skill levels of the strokes, starts and turns. Workouts are 90 minutes long and the focus is on proper technique and efficiency at a highly competitive level. In addition, our Green swimmers will also become more aware of their mental strength and emotions and continue with building their self-confidence. The Green Group starts producing elite swimmers who have developed their desire to make swimming their number one choice of sport. Competition goals include Junior Olympics for many of this group as well as other competitions throughout California and at the National level. Any swimmer in the Green Group, or new swimmer at this level, will meet with the Head Coach before joining to discuss goals and specific workout requirements tailored to their individual skill level and aspirations. Green swimmers should be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle in one minute and 15 seconds or less and be proficient in all four strokes.

Summer Operating Hours - Part 2

Community Pool Guidelines

The Malibu Community Pool located at Malibu High School is open. All lap swim use is drop-in only. Review the Safety Guidelines below before visiting the pool.

Community Pool Guidelines