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Aquatic Center


Location and Current Use

The Aquatic Center is located between Grover Center, Walter Hall, and Bird Arena, at coordinates G-5 on the campus map. It is marked as # 92 on the map.

The Aquatic Center houses the pool and locker rooms for the Ohio University Bobcat men's and women's swimming teams. It is open to students, faculty, staff, and the community for recreational and educational use.

For more information, refer to the Campus Recreation Web site for the Aquatic Center Campus Recreation


History of the Building

The Aquatic Center opened in 1984. Planning for the Center began in 1979 with financial support from the Nationwide Insurance Foundation. The building has a pool, administrative offices, men's and women's locker rooms. The pool is 50 meters by 25 meters and holds more than 645,000 gallons of water. The 13 wooden beams in the ceiling are timber of Douglas fir, Western Larch, Southern Pine, and California Redwood. The building has a sun deck overlooking Walter Hall and Bicentennial Park.


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Dick Piccard revised this file (http://www.ohio.edu/athens/bldgs/aquatic.html) on April 24, 2013.
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