T26 | POOL SWIMS | Los Angeles


Designed to provide technical swim instruction, sensible workouts and education that inspires participants and helps triathletes be safe and performance prepared for your triathlon swim.

Coached by: Expert triathlon swim coach and founder of TOWER 26, Gerry Rodrigues, and the TOWER 26 coaching staff.

Coached Session Format:
Start time-10 min: Easy swim (not a hard stroke).
10-20 minutes: Progressive warm-up with technique skill instruction.
20-30 minutes: Understanding intervals, heart rate progression and effort variances.
30 min – conclusion: Seasonal training session with heavy interval emphasis.

You will receive:

  • Swim technique instruction.
  • Training principles and workout coaching.
  • Race specific instruction.

We guarantee:

  • Your swim technique will improve.
  • You will swim faster.
  • You will gain confidence.



This is our largest category of swimmers and triathletes, accounting for 63% of our membership. They need: skill development, general improvement, confidence, effective workouts, and specific fitness. They may be timid or think “I can’t do those workouts.” They receive more hand-holding. None are “Race Ready”. Some are anxious about open water swimming or had negative experiences. We have a place for you!


This athlete has some experience; swimming either solo, or with a Masters group. They account for 25% of our membership. They may have done a triathlon. They are somewhat seasoned, but seeking additional refinements, optimal comfort, effective training, and better stroke mechanics while needing more “Race Ready” prep for pool and open water. We have a place for you!


This group has experience, is skilled, and generally “Race Ready”; they account for 12% or our membership. They are the pros, the competitive age-groupers needing additional coaching refinements for an edge. They can still improve through effective racing strategies and enhancing their athletic IQ in open water and pack tactics. They need optimized training sessions for both pool and open water. We have a place for you!
Must be able to swim 200 yards continuously, breathing to the side with your head in the water.


  • Pull buoy (specific to triathletes)
  • Ankle strap
  • Snorkel
  • Hand paddles (specific to triathlete improvements). No substitutions please
  • Fins (specific to triathletes)
  • Tempo Trainer (for working with swim cadence rates)
  • StretchCordz (specific for strength and power enhancement)
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Schedule & Pricing

Early Morning Group
Monday: 5:45 – 6:45 am
Tuesday: 5:45 – 7:15 am
Wednesday: 5:45 – 7:15 am
Thursday: 5:45 – 7:15 am
Friday: 6:30 – 8:00 am
Saturday: 7:30 – 8:45 am; 8:45 – 10:00 am
Mid-Day Group
Monday: 11:30 am– 12:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 – 8:45 am; 8:45 – 10:00 am
Evening Group
Wednesday: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 – 8:45 am; 8:45 – 10:00 am
Can attend early morning or mid-day sessions, but must state which ones.
All Access Pass
Attend any session from any workout group.
No limits.
1x/week or 13x/qtr
Attend any single session anytime for 13 sessions total in the quarter.
Can attend more than one per week but no more than 13 in the quarter.
Visitor or Session Fee: $20

Location & Parking

Street parking on Temescal Canyon. School lot on Bowdoin street. Residential parking.
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