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Plunge Swimming Lessons


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 Tuesday, May 22. Non-resident registration begins Wednesday, May 30. 

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

*The removal of the bulk head is scheduled for Monday, June 6. Long course swimming is be available from June to September.

Summer Hours (June 22, 2018 - September 2, 2018)

*Pool Closed July 4 & September 3

Recreation Swim

Monday - Friday 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturday- 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday- 1:30pm-5:00pm

Lap Swim

Monday - Friday 6:30am - 8:00am
Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Monday - Friday 8:30pm - 9:30pm 
Saturday & Sunday 7:45am - 8:45am

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

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.