Aquatics | City of Torrance

Elwanda Tulloch

Due to COVID-19, the Victor E. Benstead Plunge will open with modified programming on Monday, July 6, 2020. Face masks are required all times except while in the water.  Adult Lap Swimming by Appointment Only is being offered. Pool rentals for swim training organizations may also be available. All other pool activities are cancelled until further notice.  


3331 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 781-7113

The Benstead Plunge is a heated Olympic sized 50 x 20 meter outdoor pool open year round. This summer, the bulkhead will remain in the pool dividing the pool into two courses; a 25 yard and a 26 meter course. The pool is heated year-round to about 80° to 81°. Please note: natural, even extreme, weather temperatures can affect the pool temperature.  

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COVID-19 Home – Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

Elwanda Tulloch

State of the Center: Phased Reopening as of June 29, 2020

President and Executive Director of the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, Kurt Knop provides an update on the State of the Center, after one week after a phased reopening.

Welcome back! We’re delighted to begin a phased reopening of the RBAC, following a mandatory closure due to COVID-19. You’ll notice a number of changes in alignment with LA County and the City of Pasadena’s health and safety protocols and requirements. Please follow them, knowing that we’re all working hard to keep both our patrons, and staff safe during a period of great uncertainty. Thank You!

Important Notice for all Patrons

It is important that you read through this information in its entirety before your visit. We’re working hard to protect you in the midst of this pandemic, and need everyone’s support in realizing these safe goals.

Please do not

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