Facilities - SCRA

Strawberry Canyon Recreation & Pool


Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area (SCRA) offers a seasonal pool or ropes course.


Facility Overview

SCRA is the perfect spot for any outdoor adventure. The Strawberry Canyon Ropes Course, made up of seven challenging and exciting elements, allows you to bond with your peers while swinging, climbing, and hanging among the Redwoods, while the Strawberry Canyon Pool is ideal for a summer afternoon.

Strawberry Canyon Pool, open only during the summer, is 33 yards in length with 6 lanes and water temperature maintained at 80-81 degrees F. Three lanes are dedicated to lap swimming – the rest is for recreational. Amenities include locker rooms, hot showers, day lockers (bring your own lock), swim suit spinners, kickboards, a pool lift for those needing assistance getting into pool, and wheelchair access to the locker rooms. No towel service is available.


Who Can Use It?

To access the Strawberry Canyon pool, you must be a Rec Sports member, purchase a Rec Sports Day Pass (available at the Customer Service Center or Pro Shop Cafe), or purchase a SCRA Day Pass (available at the SCRA cashier at the front gate). Be prepared to present proof of membership or purchase to the kiosk attendant upon entering the facility or to the lifeguard when the kiosk is closed.

The Ropes Course is only available for scheduled groups and classes. See our Ropes Course page for details.



The Strawberry Canyon Ropes Course and Pool are located at the Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area (SCRA) on Centennial Drive, just above Memorial Stadium. To access the locker room and pools, enter from the parking lot and proceed down the main walkway. The pool and locker rooms are located on the ground level.

Parking is located in the SCRA parking lot. There is no street parking.



Please visit our Schedules page for the pool’s hours.


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