Don Castro Regional Recreation Area

Don Castro Swim Lagoon

Fees
$3.00 age 16-61
$2.00 age 1-15
$2.00 seniors 62+ or disabled
FREE under 1 year
$5 Parking Fee
Hours
Swimming is Closed for the season
Address
22400 Woodroe Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
Phone
(510) 544-3073

Venue Activities

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Swimming

Located in Don Castro Regional Recreation Area, swimming in the chlorinated swim lagoon is a main attraction from the end of May through September. There is a bathhouse with shower, vending machines, a sandy beach and large lawn areas. Swimming is allowed only when lifeguards are on duty.

Lifeguard Rental is for a minimum of 2 hours. There is a beach access fee - Adults $3, Children and Seniors $2. Beach wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. See Park Accessibility on Don Castro park page for more information.

Organized groups planning to use the swim complex should call 1-888-327-2757, option 2, to notify park staff and to receive necessary facility information. Alcohol, glass containers, and dogs are not allowed in the swim complex. 

Fees and requirements:
Group Swim Procedures

Payment by cash (no bills over $20), Visa or mastercard

Swim Facilities Capacity Notice
Once the swim facility capacity is reached, there will be no new entries allowed for the remainder of the day (or at the discretion of the Park Supervisor), for the safety of the public. Please take this into consideration when planning your visit.