Swimmers at GCC pool

Swim and Aquatics

GCC offers aquatic activities all year!

  • Located at the main campus, the pool is heated to 80-84 degrees year round.
  • It is one of only two Olympic-sized pools in the West Valley and the only MCCCD campus with a swimming pool.
  • Swim lessons, aqua fitness, swim classes, lap swim, SCUBA and triathlon.
  • Health benefits for all - arthritis, MS, cardiovascular, pulmonary, diabetes and cancer.
  • Exercise is Medicine in the water.

Lap Swimming

All Fitness Center members can attend Open Lap Swim. FIRST, stop by the Fitness Center to get your Pool Pass. Please hand the pool pass to the lifeguard and sign in at the pool.

Download our:

Winter Break Lap Swim Schedule

Early Spring Lap Swim Schedule

Pool Closures: December 25th, January 1st, January 15th, February 12 - March 18th (approx. for pool deck repair project)

Want to try out the fitness center and the pool for FREE?

Download our FREE Guest Pass or stop by to fill one out. Make sure you arrive early if you want to attend a group class.  Please enroll in any Fitness Center section to be eligible for Lap Swim. If special permission is required for the section number you are choosing, please email margo.bates@gccaz.edu

SPRING 2018 Fitness Center Enrollment Options for Students and the Community

Membership Options Price Non-credit Class #
4 visits $20 Fitness 500 13295
One Month $30 Fitness 500 13292
1/2/18 - 5/31/18 $110 Fitness 500 13297
GCC Student Discount (Must be currently enrolled in 6 or more credit hours at GCC) $40 Fitness 500 13329
Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Student: Current GCC Athlete/Dance Company student or GCC student
registered in any qualifying course(s): EXS/HES/PED/REC/WED/FON/FSC/EMT/Nursing Block. FC Manager signature required.
$30 Fitness 500 13302





Room: FW 10
Phone: (623) 845-3883

See Also

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 lifeguard before attempting a swim start from the blocks
  7. Do not attempt to swim under the bulkhead that divides the pool