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

Pools are open from 1:00PM – to 5:30PM Wednesday through Sunday. One lane will be available for lap swimming upon request.

  • Pool opens weekends starting Memorial Day Weekend: May 26, 27, and 28
  • Open five days a week (Wed-Sun) starting June 9 and ending August 19, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • After August 19, the pool will be open on weekends through Labor Day.
  • Pool open on all summer holidays: May 28, July 4 & September 3

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