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Victor E. Benstead Plunge

3331 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 781-7113

The Benstead Plunge was opened to the public in 1956.  It is a heated Olympic sized 50 x 20 meter outdoor pool open year round. During the school year the bulkhead allows for multiple programs and provides a 25 yard and 25 meter course. Take advantage of this great facility by making swimming at the Plunge a daily part of your life! Locker rooms have heated showers and there are locks available to rent or you can bring your own. The pool is heated year-round to about 80° to 81°.

 

NOTICE:

Summer hours begin: Monday, June 22, 2015

There will be no evening lap swim on July 10, August 7, 19, 20 & 21, 2015

The pool will be closed on July 4 and September 7, 2015

 

FAQs 

Lap Swimming Etiquette and Circle Swimming   (with diagram)

 

 

Pool Admissions (patrons ages 15 to 18 must show I.D. no exceptions)

Youth  (17 and under)                                          $ 2.00


Adult (18 and over)                                              $ 3.00


Senior Citizens (50 and over)                             $ 2.00


Adult Ticket Books (11 admissions)                  $ 30.00


Youth Ticket Books (11 admissions)                 $ 20.00


Senior Ticket Books (11 admissions)                $ 20.00


Summer Hours:

Swimming for Fitness (lap swim) for ages 15 and above (you must be at least 15 years old)

Monday - Friday:                    12:00 - 1:20 pm  &  8:30 - 9:30 pm

Friday:                                       6:30 to 8:00 am    ***NEW***

Saturday & Sunday:                 7:45 - 8:45 am


Short Course (20 yards) Swimming for Fitness ***NEW***

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:   7:00 - 8:00 pm

Sunday:                                     10:30 - 12:00 noon

Recreation Swim

Sunday:                                      1:30 - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday:                       1:30 - 3:30 pm

Saturday:                                   3:00 - 6:00 pm

 


 


Pool Rental

Private groups may rent the pool when it is not in use.  For information on available dates and

times please call the Facility Booking Office at (310) 618-5982.