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Facility Info & Hours

The Aquatic Center hosts a variety of different activities, events and programs throughout the year. Dedicated to meet the academic, athletic and recreational needs of Ohio University, the facility also hosts 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 Parties
  • Club Sports Water polo and Swimming Team
  • Synchronized Swimming Student Group
  • Kayaking Roll Sessions
  • Academic Classes including Kayaking and SCUBA
  • Ohio University's Women's Bobcat Swimming and Diving Teams

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 designs and offers a variety of programs and events for the communities we serve. As we develop and grow, we welcome you to be a part of the Aquatic Center and participate in a great lifelong sport.

Spring 2018 Recreational Swim Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For a full facility schedule,  click here .


Spring 2018 Lap Swim Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

For a full facility schedule, click here.

Upcoming Spring Events

OU’s Sprint into Spring Try-A-Tri

Try a triathlon this semester! Event includes a 500 m (0.3mi) swim, a 20 km (12.4mi) bike ride and a 5 km (3.1 mi) run.

When : Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Cost : $20/person or $30/team

Register online at www.recshop.ohio.edu.


Contact Information

(740)  597-1367



50 South Green Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701