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Alga Norte Aquatic Center

City pools are open for lap swim, Master swim, recreation swim and aquatic fitness classes. Individual swim lessons are also available. Health and safety are the priority so all programs will have modifications in place. See below for details.


Alga Norte Aquatic Center is the premiere aquatic facility in North County and features two warm water pools which are the perfect place for programs, lessons and special events.









Staff at Alga Norte Aquatic Center take extra precautions to ensure the safety of our community. Learn about all that goes into preparing the pools and watch how they do it. Sign up for your swim time now!


Updates for all programs/patrons

  • Patrons encouraged to arrive and depart in their swim attire or plan to rinse off/change within their program’s allotted time inside the facility.
  • Rest rooms will be available in a limited capacity.  Locker rooms will be closed.  Outdoor showers will be available to rinse off before/after pool use swim (as long as it is within their program’s allotted time to be in the facility). See diagrams below.
  • Facial coverings will be required for all guests until they enter the water and upon exit from the water
  • All guests must maintain 6 ft of social distance at all times (in line outside the facility and while inside the facility)
  • Shared equipment bins closed and locked—no shared equipment allowed. All equipment must be brought from home and leave with you upon exit.
  • Chairs, bleachers, and tables and starting blocks have been removed from the facility to limit touch surfaces.
  • Spectators will not be allowed on the deck. Only swimmers and staff permitted.
  • Drinking fountains: NOT available for use.  Patrons encouraged to bring their own, already filled, non-glass water bottles

Program Updates


  • A 56-meter competition pool with a bulkhead and viewing bleachers
  • A 25-yard 12-lane swim instruction pool
  • A warm water spa for adults - Temporarily Closed
  • A splash pad for children - Temporarily Closed
  • Main locker room/restrooms - Temporarily Closed
  • Meeting room - Temporarily Closed
  • Concessions area - Temporarily Closed


Alga Norte Aquatic Center
6565 Alicante Road
Carlsbad, CA 92009