Aquatic Events

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Girl painting a pumpkin


Pumpkin Splash! Is Back!
Sunday, October 14 | 1:00-3:00 pm PH Aquatic Park,
147 Gregory Lane

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. 

Pumpkin Wristband: $12 / $10 (Dist. Res.) Spectators and parent helpers free.

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Children 8 years and under, and anyone wearing a Coast Guard approved flotation device must be accompanied in the water by an adult (18 years and older), within arms reach at all times.  Public swim rules will be enforced during the event.


Check out all our other splashy Aquatics Events!


Mermaid & Pirate Party NEW!


Mermaids and pirates will team up for some swashbuckling fun!
Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

  • 2019 Date TBD

Underwater Egg Hunt


Join Pleasant Hill Rec for an underwater egg hunt!
Enjoy the "egg"citing activities in the park before you jump in the pool! Rain or shine!
  • 2019 Date TBD
  • 12:00-1:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
Children 8 years and under, and anyone wearing a Coast Guard approved flotation device must be accompanied in the water by an adult (18 years and older), within arms reach at all times.  Public swim rules will be enforced during the event.


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!
  • 2019 Date TBD
  • 1:00 - 5:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

Family Night Swimming


Enjoy an evening of public swimming! Drop-in public swimming rates, or use your
public swimming pass.

  • 2019 Date TBD
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane

Family Camp Out


Join us 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.  

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. 
  • 2019 Date TBD
  • 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 Date TBD.

Make a BIG SPLASH in the Community!

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Aquatic Event sponsorships now available!

Be recognized in the community as an organization that adds a dash of splash to what makes Pleasant Hill such a fun place to live. Sponsor Rec & Park's fresh and fun family aquatic events at the Pleasant Hill Aquatic Park!

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Interested in diving in? Contact Korey Riley, Aquatics Program Manager
kriley@pleasanthillrec.com



  1. Aquatic Park

    Physical Address
    147 Gregory Lane
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

    Phone: 925-682-7830