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Victor E. Benstead Plunge

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

The Benstead Plunge is a heated Olympic sized 50 x 20 meter outdoor pool open year round. During the school year, a bulkhead devides it into two 25 yard pools.  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°.


The Plunge be closed December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st. 


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

Fall Hours:

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

Monday - Friday 6:30 am to 8:00 am & 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday - Thursday 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Recreation Swim

Saturday 1:30 pm to 4:00 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.