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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 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. This date is subject to change. 


Fall Hours (September 5, 2017 - June 22, 2018)

*Pool Closed November 22 after 1pm, November 23, November 24, December 24, December 25, December 31, January 1, February 19, May 28

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Recreation Swim                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saturday 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Drop In Lap Swim for ages 15+
Monday - Friday 6:30am - 8:00am
Monday - Friday 11:00am - 1:00pm                                                                                                                                                                     Monday - Thursday 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Saturday - 1:30pm - 4:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sunday- 11:00am - 1:00pm

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.