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Plunge FAQ's


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 divides it into two 25 yard and 26 meter 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°.

Youth and Adult Swim Lessons offered year round! 

Summer Registration for Torrance residents begins on Tuesday, May 21. Non-resident registration begins on Wednesday, May 29.

Spring Session Begins the week of March 23.

SPRING REGISTRATION for Torrance residents begins Tuesday, February 26. Non-resident registration begins Tuesday, March 5. 

See the registration page for complete schedule and sign up information:

School Year Hours (September 4, 2018 - June 20, 2019)

Pool Closed: 5/27

Lap Swim  (Ages 15 and up)

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

Recreational Swim 

 Saturday 1:30pm - 4:00pm

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

Cash and check accepted only. 

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.