Innovative Aquatics Programs

A world-class aquatics facility offering year round aquatic and fitness programming
Lap Swim

Lap Swim

The RBAC offers Lap Swim opportunities in both the Recreational and Competition Pools.

Learn more: Lap Swim
Water Fitness

Water Fitness

Water Fitness classes are available for all fitness levels. Come join the fun!

Learn more: Water Fitness, Water Fitness Registration
Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Group, private and semi-private swim lessons are currently being offered and we want everyone to be able to enjoy the water safely. Quality swim lessons save lives.

Learn more: Swim Lessons
RBAC Competitive Teams

RBAC Competitive Teams

Student-athletes are encouraged to realize their full potential both in & out of the pool. Many RBAC student-athletes continue on to compete in their chosen sport at a collegiate and national level.

Learn more: Swim Team, Water Polo Team, Dive Team

Success Stories

We will never know how many lives are touched, how many tough situations are turned around, how many kids are kept busy after school and away from the bad decisions that can be made. What we do know is: being able to swim is a life-long gift; swimming is a low-impact sport, good for all abilities and all ages; swimming, diving, and water polo develop focus and discipline; the RBAC offers every third grader in Pasadena Unified School District free swimming lessons annually; and the RBAC offers over 150 classes every week and employs 250 in our community. Walk the deck and you’ll see it for yourself.
John Thomas Cloud, Treasurer

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Breaking News

Last revised: 8/5/2022 


RBAC Board Member and City of Pasadena’s Recreation Superintendent Darrell Walker talks about pool and swimming safety, teaches parents what to be on the lookout for, and how to handle a potential emergency situation. Watch his interview here!


We have new hours of operation for the RBAC effective Monday, June 20th.

Monday-Friday 5:30am-9:00pm
Saturday 5:30am-5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm


Masks Updates

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) announced that Pasadena has moved into the low COVID-19 community level and will be updating the previously issued health officer order. Under these revised orders, indoor masking will be strongly recommended, but not required, for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.
The RBAC has been following public health and PPHD guidance throughout the pandemic, and therefore we are lifting our indoor mask requirement. Masks are strongly recommended to all while indoors, and we should all respect someone’s personal choice to wear one or not. Patrons are welcome to wear a mask based on their personal preference, comfort level, and their personal level of risk.

The West Spa will be closed for repairs till further notice. Thank you for understanding!


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Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

A nonprofit organization, the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center is a world-class aquatics facility located in Pasadena’s beautiful Brookside Park, just south of the famous Rose Bowl Stadium.

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Overcoming fears, building confidence, and having fun in the water! 🏊‍♀️ See @pasadenaunified 3rd graders showing love to our RBAC instructors. As a nonprofit, we’re thankful to our generous Water Safety Program donors for partnering with us. #therbac #watersafety #pasadenacalifornia ... See MoreSee Less
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In honor of National Centenarian's Day, we want to appreciate a remarkable person, Maurine Kornfeld. Check out this incredible story from U.S. Masters Swimming, and the next time you see Mo's smiling face on the pool deck, say hello!#TheRBAC #rosebowlaquaticscenter #mastersswimming ... See MoreSee Less
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