Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Joseph Centeno Aquatics Center is CLOSED.

The County is exploring offering lap swimming by reservations only. Recreational Open Swim will not be offered for the 2020 season.

Joseph Centeno Aquatics Complex

Photos © Michelle C. Torres-Grant Photography

Each summer season, County Parks looks forward to providing the Cuyama Valley community with a way to cool off, exercise and play! The Centeno Aquatics Complex in New Cuyama boasts a four-lane by 25-yard pool along with an 18-inch deep wading pool and spray structure. The pools are staffed with American Red Cross-Certified lifeguards and are free five days a week.

Pool Schedule

Open Swim from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Lap swimming lanes available upon request.

Pools are open June 5 through August 18 five days per week (Wednesday – Sunday). Pools are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays with the exception of Memorial Day and Labor Day.

In addition, pools are open on May 25, May 26, May 27, June 1, June 2, August 24, August 25, August 31, September 1, and September 2.

Take advantage of summer programming! Swim lessons and aqua aerobics are available for $40 family rate and are a fun way to improve your fitness level and comfort in the water. We teach all ages! Schedules will be posted at the pool as the season approaches. We look forward to seeing you in the water!

Seasonal Employment

Become part of the team! Each spring we offer lifeguard employment opportunities to the Cuyama Valley. If you are interested in becoming a pool lifeguard, visit our Employment Opportunities page.


Staff Contact:
Jon Menzies
Aquatics Coordinator
(805) 729-7508