The Aquatic Center is an Olympic sized pool that can be set up short course (25 yd) or long course (50 m) for competition, programs and events. This Campus Recreation facility is home to the Ohio University Varsity swimming and diving teams as well as academic classes. The Aquatic Center offers a range of programs to Ohio University and area communities.
Spring Semester Hours:
Mon. - Fri. 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Mon./Wed./Fri. 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Winter Weather Emergency Closings
From time to time the winter weather gets bad and there will be Winter Weather Emergencies issued. These are provided in levels. Here is an explanation of their meaning.
Emergency Level 1 - Normal Operation and Programming Offerings
Emergency Level 2 - Aquatic Center Programs will be canceled, the facility remains open normal hours
Emergency Level 3 - Aquatic Center Programs Canceled and Facility will be closed.
Aquatic Center will close for these scheduled activities:
a) ICA Swimming and diving events
b) Special Events/Campus Recreation events
c) Special Events/Aquatic rental events
d) Special Events/Staff training
e) All home football games
f) Level 3 Emergency weather conditions
g) Aquatic facility emergencies
Regular scheduled facility programs will be canceled for the above scheduled events. Cancelations will be posted at the Aquatic Center as early as possible. Scheduled closings will be posted at least two weeks prior to the closing.
For complete information about facility rental opportunities, select the Facility Rental tab in the left side navigation bar or click here.
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Finding the AquaticCenter
The Aquatic Center is located next to Bird Arena and Grover Center, at coordinates F-5 (building #92) on the campus map.
Parking is available in the Baker Center garage, located across the street from Bird Arena. More details and fees are available here.
For driving directions click here. For Google map click here.
Aquatic Director 740-593-0109
Graduate Assistant 740.593.4671
Aqua Shop 740.597.1367
First Aid/Supervisor Office 740.597.1831
Student Managers for Operations 740.597.2597
Student Managers for Programs 740.593.0236
To contact us with comments, questions or ideas for the Aquatic Center, please select the Contact Us tab from the navigation bar on the left or click here.