13 Area Pool
Bldg 1315, Vandegrift Blvd
Lifeguards On Duty
Del Mar Beach Resort/San Onofre Beach
Lifeguards routinely patrol the area each season
Winter: 8am – 4pm – End of Daylight Savings Time (1st Sunday in November) to the beginning of Daylight Savings Time (2nd Sunday of March)
Spring: 9am – 5pm – Start of Daylight Savings Time until Memorial Day Weekend
Summer: 9am – 7pm – Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day – towers are open
Fall: 9am – 5pm – After Labor Day until the end of Daylight Savings Time
Portable towers will be open and routine patrols will take place (Summer Only)
Fee structure starting May 1, 2015
Recreation Swim Fees (from Memorial Day, May 29 to Labor Day, Sep 4)
Seasonal Passes (from Memorial Day, May 29 to Labor Day, Sep 4)
Learn To Swim Classes
Swim Lessons, group and individual
Pendleton Youth Swim Club
13 Area Pool / Sep-May / Mon & Thu / 4:15pm-5:15pm / $28 per participant per month
Call (760) 725-4344 to schedule a tryout.
Qualifications: Participants ages 7 & up should have basic knowledge of each stroke and have ability to swim 100m freestyle continuously with rhythmic breathing in under 2 min. 45 sec.
Junior Lifeguard Preparatory Program (Spring)
This program is (2), one-week programs. Monday through Thursday 9am to 2pm. April 3-6 & April 10-13, 2017.
Cost – $95 (Authorized Patrons) $105 (Guests). Registration is the first day at 13 Area Pool at 8am. You can pre-register at Del Mar Beach Lifeguard Headquarters or 13 Area Pool. Call (760) 725-2703 or (760) 725-4344 for more information.
Junior Lifeguard Program (Summer)
This program is 5-weeks in length, Monday through Thursday from 9am to 2pm. June 19 to July 20,2017.
Provides a positive environment for teaching youth ocean safety skills, basic first-aid skills, respect for the coastal environment and discipline while promoting physical fitness, self-esteem and team building. Ages 7-17. Program runs during the summer at the Del Mar Beach Resort.
Cost – $330 (Authorized Patrons) $360 (Guests). All candidates must tryout for the program. Tryout dates- 21 May, 4 June & 11 June (8am to 12pm) at the 13 Area Pool. All candidates will do a timed swim, tread water and brick retrieval.
Surf Camps & Lessons
The Marine Corps Swim Trials will be held at the 13 Area Pool from Mar 13-15.
Lap Swim Hours will be as follows:
Mon, Mar 13th:
Tue, Mar 14:
0600-0730 & 1100-1230
Wed, Mar 15:
Pool Punch Card Pricing – 13 Area Only
Purchase a Punch Card for ten visits and receive the eleventh-visit free!
- Active Duty – $10
- Dependent Child – $20
- Retiree / Dep. Adult / DOD – $30
13 Area Pool
14 Area Pool
Closed until further notice.
Sep 5-12 – Hiring Pool Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors
Must be at least 16 years old. Submit applications online at or call (760) 725-4344
Beach Lifeguard Contact Information
Del Mar Beach Lifeguard Station
San Onofre Lifeguard Station
Call the Lifeguard Chief to schedule safety briefs or safety stand-downs.
The Scuba Center
Bldg 14116 (14 Area Pool)