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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 an Olympic sized 50 x 20meter outdoor pool. 

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. 



Lap Swimming Etiquette and Circle Swimming   (with diagram)


Pool Admissions (patrons 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 Pool Hours Begin June 23, 2014 

For closed holiday dates and more information , call the Plunge (310) 781-7113

Recreation Swim

Sunday 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Saturday:    3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Swimming for Fitness - Lap Swim

Monday - Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.   &   8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday:    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.



No unauthorized private coaching or private instruction allowed.

Swimsuits must be worn (no street clothes). Rash guards are allowed, but cannot be red.

Swim caps not required.

No Food or drink allowed on deck (plastic water bottles or plastic sports drinks are okay).

During Recreational swim, each child under 50 inches tall must be accompanied into the

water by an adult (one child per adult) or pass a swim test.

No life jackets or floatation devices are allowed inthe pool.

All guests must exit the pool building/facility 15 minutes after closing.


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.