Swim & Aquatics


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GCC Offers Aquatic Activities All Year!

  • Located on the main campus, the 50-meter pool is heated to 80-84 degrees year-round.
  • Health benefits for all - Exercise is Medicine in the water!

Summer 2024 Lap Swim

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7 - 9 a.m.

Starts: Monday, May 13, 2024

Ends: Friday, August 16th, 2024


  • Closed: Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th

Lap swim is free for registered fitness center users. To register for Lap Swim only: Call (623) 845-3333 and register for one of the following:

  • Fitness 500 10933 (5/13 - 8/16) $40 (Students and community, lap swim only)
  • Fitness 500 10902 (6/1 - 8/31) $25 (All MCCCD employees)
  • Fitness 500 10912 (6/1/24 - 5/31/25) $75 (Benefit-eligible MCCCD employees)

About Lap Swimming

  • Lap swimming is included for any Fitness Center registered users.
  • Download our Free One Day Guest Pass (see button on right side of this page) (Great for visitors and first timers)
  • If special permission is required for the section number you are choosing, please email elina.sandoval@gccaz.edu or kevin.kleissle@gccaz.edu. or call 623-845-3039.
  • Please see Kevin Kleissle, Aquatics Specialist, during lap swim hours if you need registration assistance or have general questions.

All swimmers must complete a Lap Swim Waiver (see Downloads on this page). Please go directly to the pool to check in with your ID card. Enter at the northeast gate. Face masks are recommended indoors in the changing areas. The minimum age is 13 with a parent/guardian present. Individuals who are 16 years of age can attend on their own with a parent/guardian's signature.

Download the Lap Swim Waiver

GCC Water Safety Rules

  1. Only swim when a lifeguard or qualified instructor is on duty
  2. Read and obey all posted rules and signs
  3. Avoid swimming when feeling unwell or overtired
  4. Enter feet first by sitting on the side of the pool or using a ladder
  5. Swim in shallow water if you are not an experienced swimmer
  6. Check with a lifeguard before attempting a dive from the starting blocks
  7. Do not attempt to swim under the bulkhead that divides the pool