MCCS 29 Palms




Training Tank

Building 1508

Aquatics Director: Sherry Powell
Please call for unit training by reservation or to reserve any pool for parties

For all available swim times listed below please also read the Modified COVID-19 Health Procedures that apply to those swim times. Adults ONLY until further notice.

Unit Training By Reservation
7:30am - 10:30am
1:30pm - 3:30pm

Lap Swim
Monday -Friday
11:00am - 1:00pm
30 Min time limit per guest. Please note time does not start when you push off wall but when you are given a lane.

Recreational Swim
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday:
11:30am – 1:00pm
1:30pm – 3:00pm
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Semper Fit welcomes authorized patrons of all abilities. If you would like assistance, please call the Aquatics Department.

The Training Tank, located next to the Sunset Cinema, is heated, open year round and offers Marines, Sailors and family members an Olympic-size swimming pool for training and recreational swimming. All ranks are welcome. The Training Tank is available for unit training, lap swimming, recreational swimming, physical therapy and water aerobics. It can also be reserved for pool parties on a seasonal basis. Call for water aerobics class schedule and details on special events, paddleboards, kayaks and peddle boats.

Pool Rules
Lap Swim Rules


  • Contact tracing information will be collected upon entry (please bring a pen to fill out form and surrender completed form at entry desk) Units will provide roster with names of all personnel on deck. Family information will be gathered while making reservations. This is to assist Preventative Medicine and Contact Tracers during Covid crisis.
  • Face masks are required to enter Aquatic facilities and must be worn on deck at all times when outside of pool
  • Footwear must be worn outside of pool while on deck
  • No changing areas available, wear your suit under suitable covering before arrival
  • Shower with soap is required before entering water
  • Deck chairs and tables are not available at this time
  • Please do not bring any additional belongings other than essentials such as goggles and towel, personal chairs are not permitted
  • Time limits are enforced to allow a chance for multiple visitors each open period
  • Social Distancing shall be practiced while in facilities; this includes in water while swimmer is surfaced (including Unit Reservations)
  • Thank you for your understanding and cooperation

Hill Top Pool

Building 1576

This facility is closed.

The Hill Top Pool offers family members the unique experience of sunbathing and water play right next to the Frontline Restaurant. Let the kids enjoy the water while you sun poolside or take a dip in the deep end. It can also be reserved for pool parties on a seasonal basis. Call for summer program availability.

Please call 760.830.6212 to reserve any pool for parties.

Family Pool

Building 697

Saturday August 8 there is a scheduled power outage. The Family Pool will not be open first session due to a mechanical reboot and water quality adjustments after the power outage. Second session will resume normally.

By Reservation. Reservation are intended for families with children. They may be made at the Training Tank Pool on Wednesdays, 7am - 4pm prior to the upcoming weekend. Adult only households are welcome to swim at the Training Tank pool on a first come, first served basis. All pools enforce social distancing, face covering on deck and footwear on deck. No changing facilities are available. The wading pool is not available. Please call for more details.

Friday - Sunday: 

11:30am - 1:00pm
1:30pm - 3:00pm
3:30pm - 5:00pm

The Family Pool on Cottontail Road features deluxe amenities and swimming classes throughout the summer. With an individual children’s pool, water tree and sunbathing chairs as well as covered areas, this pool is great for a day out in the sunny summer heat. The Family Pool offers recreational and lap swimming. It can also be reserved for pool parties on a seasonal basis. Throughout the summer, the Family Pool is home to the Learn to Swim Program, which offers lessons for all ages.

Please call 760.830.6212 to reserve any pool for parties.

Splash Park

Building 1508

This facility is closed.