General Information
Phone Numbers
707-464-9503
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
1000 Play St
Crescent City,
CA
95531

Hours
Monday
5:30-9:30AM & 12:15- 8PM
Tuesday
5:30AM-8PM
Wednesday
5:30-9:30AM & 12:15-2:15PM
Thursday
5:30AM-8PM
Friday
5:30-9:30AM & 12:15- 8PM
Saturday
8AM-12:45PM
Sunday
Closed

Fred Endert Municipal Pool FAQs

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Fred Endert Municipal Pool FAQs
These are some general frequently asked questions. Please feel free to contact the Aquatics Pool Supervisor for any additional questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you all and reopening the Fred Endert Municipal Pool as soon as possible.
Q: Do I have to be in the water with my child during Starbabies/Tots?

A: Yes! StarBabies and Tots focuses on teaching water skills to children who are not ready to be independent in the water and water safety skills to caregivers.

Q: What is the facility swim test?

A: Swimmers under the age of 14 or any swimmer that a lifeguard has concerns about their swimming ability, may be asked to participate in our facility swim test when swimming in water deeper than chest level. Testing includes treading water or floating on your back for 15 seconds. Swimming on top of the water (over arm or strong doggy paddle!) the width and back of the pool with consistent forward progression. 

Q: How do I sign up for activities?

A: Available at the Fred Endert Pool for in-person sign ups

Q: Where can I find the prices for Activities?

A: Activity prices will be available on the specific activity page.

Q: How do I find the current pool temperature?

A: Please see our Fred Endert Municipal Pool side menu to view the current pool temperature! 

Q: Can my child bring a mermaid fin to recreation swim or a rental?

A: Unfortunately mermaid fins are not permitted at our facility. For additional information, please contact the Aquatics Supervisor.

Q: Can I bring my outside food/drinks?

A: Outside food and drinks, the exception being water, are not allowed in the pool area. We do offer a selection of snacks and beverages inside the facility.

Q: Why is the diving board gone?

A: Our pool depth does not meet the current California Building code requirements for a 1 meter diving board. We are sad to say that we had to remove it. We are looking to replace it with something FUN! (coming soon)

Q: Can I ride down the slide with my child?

A: Due to facility safety precautions riding the slide with your child is not permitted.

Q: Why must I get in the pool with my 6 year old if they are 51 inches tall?

A: Unless your child has proficient swimming ability they will need a guardian to remind them to stay where they can touch.  Our lifeguards are here to respond in an emergency but it is our goal to prevent drownings and injuries through adequate supervision.

Q: How can I give feedback about a particular experience?

A: If you would like to give feedback about your particular experience please contact the Aquatics Supervisor. 

Q: Do I have to pay to enter the facility, even though I am not swimming?

A: Only if you are going to be in the pool area, payment is not required if you are going to be sitting in the bleachers.

Q: What is the Pool width and length measurements?

A: 14 yards in width and 25 yards in length. 

Q: Can I have birthday party during recreation or family swim?

A: Parties are allowed during recreation swim only and  we request that if you are going to have more than 10 swimmers that you call ahead so we can schedule appropriately. Please decide how you will be paying for your swimmers ahead of time.

Q: When can my child swim alone?

A: When they are 7 years or older and at least 51 inches.

Q: Is the pool measured in yards or meters?

A: The Fred Endert Municipal Pool is measured in yards. It is a 25 yard pool in length.

Fred Endert Municipal Pool COVID FAQs
The Fred Endert Municipal Pool will be adhering to COVID Safety Guidelines and precautions. Please feel free to contact the Aquatics Pool Supervisor for any additional questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you all and reopening the Fred Endert Municipal Pool as soon as possible.
Q: Can/Should I wear my mask while in the water?

A: While swimming in the water it is not recommended that patrons use their facemasks due to facility safety precautions. If you are in a program where your airway will be mostly out of the water we do ask that you wear a cloth facemask to help keep yourself and others as safe as possible in closed areas of the facility such as the locker rooms if you are unvaccinated.

Q: Can the coronavirus disease spread through a hot tub or a swimming pool?

A: Per the CDC

There is no evidence that the virus that causes COVID-19 can spread directly to humans from water in pools, hot tubs or spas, or water play areas.

Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection (for example, with chlorine or bromine) of pools, hot tubs or spas, and water playgrounds should kill the virus that causes COVID-19. For more information please view the link below.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/parks-rec/aquatic-venues.html#:~:text=There%20is%20no%20evidence%20that,actions%20to%20protect%20yourself.

Q: Why is there extra time scheduled in between activities?

A: To allow our staff to properly sanitize the facility.