Aquatic Events

Mom & Kids in homemade boat racing across pool

Add a Dash of Splash to your Summer!

NEW! Mermaid Party

Mermaids and mermen will learn to swim as gracefully as a creature under the sea, enjoy mermaid crafts and Mermaid party with a real Mermaid!  Bring own mermaid tail.
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
  • 12:00-5:00 pm
  • PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road

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Family Night Swim
Enjoy an evening of public swimming! Drop-in public swimming rates, or use your public swimming pass.
  • Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
Family Camp Out

Join us on Saturday, June 16 as Pleasant Hill Park becomes Camp Pleasant Hill!  Campers can add swimming to their camp out experience for $3/person and join us at the pool for swimming & games during Family Night Swim.  

Pre-registration required for Family Camp Out by June 13.  

Pool Safety Day

Free! Learn about pool safety from your local Lifeguards, Paramedics, Firefighters and Medical Flight Crew! Pools and Sprayground will be open for public swimming, lifeguard demonstrations and more!
  • Friday, June 22
  • 1:00 - 5:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

4th of July Festivities

  • Keep Cool at the Pool!
  • July 4th
  • Noon - 5:00 pm
  • Sprayground Open
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

Derby Day

All ages are welcome! Test your engineering skills and design a boat out of cardboard, recyclables and duct tape. All boats will compete in races across the pool. Wear your swimsuit and prepare to get wet! For more information, call 925-682-0896. 
  • Saturday, July 7, 2018
  • Race starts at 1:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
  • Entry Fee: $6 per boater
Derby Day Rules:
  • Materials to use: Cardboard, duct tape & recyclables (for example, CRV beverage bottles, milk jugs, paper towel & toilet paper tubes, etc.). Wood & Styrofoam are not allowed as materials.
  • Boaters must use paddles to move boat across the water.
  • Make your own paddles. Store bought paddles are not allowed.
  • Boats must hold a minimum of two people and a maximum of six boaters.
  • All boaters must wear a US Coast Guard approved lifejacket. The District will provide as needed.
  • Boats are subject to inspection for compliance of contest rules.
  • All boats must be pre-registered by July 5.
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Coming Back This Fall!
Pumpkin Splash!

Don't miss this spooktacular fun for all ages! Jump into PH Aquatic Park's floating pumpkin patch and pick your favorite pumpkin for Halloween. Once you pick your pumpkin, give it a silly face at our pumpkin decorating station and play fun carnival games on deck.

  • Sunday, October 14
  • 1:00-3:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
  • $12 / $10 (District Residents) for pumpkin wristband
    Spectators and parent helpers free.
Children 8 & under who cannot pass the diving board swim test must be within arm’s reach of an adult at all times. Coast Guard approved flotation devices allowed with ‘arms reach adult supervision’.
  1. Aquatic Park

    Physical Address
    147 Gregory Lane
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Phone: 925-682-7830