Due to COVID-19, the Victor E. Benstead Plunge will open with modified programming on Monday, July 6, 2020. Face masks are required all times except while in the water. Adult Lap Swimming by Appointment Only is being offered. Pool rentals for swim training organizations may also be available. All other pool activities are cancelled until further notice.
VICTOR E. BENSTEAD PLUNGE
3331 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503
The Benstead Plunge is a heated Olympic sized 50 x 20 meter outdoor pool open year round. This summer, the bulkhead will remain in the pool dividing the pool into two courses; a 25 yard and a 26 meter course. The pool is heated year-round to about 80° to 81°. Please note: natural, even extreme, weather temperatures can affect the pool temperature.
How to Sign Up for Lap Swim
Reservations are first come, first serve. Create an account through Sign-Up Genius. Log-on to Sign Up Genius a few minutes before 10:00 am to increase your chances of registering for your first choice. Reservations will post weekly at 10:00 am, every Monday for the following week. Limit of 3 swims per week. Waiver is required for entry. Please clink the link below and fill out the waiver ahead of time to give to the cashier. One waiver on file is sufficient and will cover each subsequent entry.
To sign up for Sign Up Genius, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com
To register for a Lap Swim time slot, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904044ca5ae2fabff2-torrance
Summer Hours (July 6, 2020 - August 21, 2020)
*Please note: due to COVID-19, state and county health orders, the Plunge is subject to change frequently without notice.
Monday - Friday 6:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. I 11:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. I 7:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Saturday - 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Sunday - 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Lap Swim (Ages 15 and up)
YOU MUST RESERVE A SPOT USING SIGN UP GENIUS.
NO WALK-UP LAP SWIMMERS WILL BE ADMITTED.
45 MINUTE SWIM SESSIONS.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO ONE PERSON PER LANE.
BRING YOUR OWN KICK BOARD AND PULL BOUY
Pool Admissions (patrons ages 15 to 18 must show I.D. no exceptions)
Youth (17 and under) $ 3.00
Adult (18 and over) $ 4.00
Senior Citizens (50 and over) $ 3.00
Adult Ticket Books (11 admissions) $ 40.00
Youth Ticket Books (11 admissions) $ 30.00
Senior Ticket Books (11 admissions) $ 30.00
Cash and check accepted only.
Private groups may rent the pool when it is not in use. Click here for pool fees. For information on available dates and
times please call the Facility Booking Office at (310) 618-5982 or email FacilityBooking@TorranceCA.Gov