Welcome to the Aquatic Center 

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The Aquatic Center hosts a variety of different activities, events and program throughout the year. Dedicated to meet the academic, athletic and recreational needs of Ohio University, the facility also host several community programs and events. Activities and programs include:
  • Recreation and Lap Swimming
  • Aqua Fitness Classes
  • Learn to Swim 
  • Aquatics Institute
  • Private University and community rentals
  • Birthday parities
  • Club Sports Waterpolo & Swimming Team
  • Synchronized Swimming Student Group
  • Kayaking Roll Sessions
  • Academic Classes including Kayaking and SCUBA
  • Home of the Women's Ohio University Bobcat Swimming & Diving Teams
Open to the university students, faculty/staff, alumni and our community members, the Aquatic Center is a 50 meter by 25 yard indoor swimming pool. The pool features 2 three meter and 2 one meter diving boards, ranges in depth from 3'6" to 13'2" and holds more than 740,000 gallons of water.

The Aquatic Center is dedicated to meet the academic, athletic, and recreational aquatic needs of Ohio University and when feasible the Athens Community. This area promotes the growth of all students through involvement in the operation and/or use of recreational facilities and programs."

Our student staff members are trained and certified through American Red Cross and National Recreation and Parks Association programs. They are trained to operate the facility, programs and events housed within the Aquatic Center as well as support those that choose to use the Aquatic Center to host their event. In support of our mission, our student staff design and offer a variety of programs and events for the communities we serve. As we develop and grow, we welcome you to come be apart of the Aquatic Center and participate in a great lifelong sport.

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Lap Swimming
Monday to Friday - 6:00 am to 3:00 pm
Recreation Swimming
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Please check our calendar for detailed facility schedule for Fall 2016.

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