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Facility Info & Hours

The Ohio University Aquatic Center provides academic, recreational and athletic opportunities for Ohio University students and the surrounding communities. The Aquatic Center is an indoor Olympic size pool (50 meters x 25 yards) with two diving boards at both the 1-meter and the 3-meter levels. The pool ranges in depth from 3½ feet in the shallow end, 7 feet in most lap lanes, to 12 feet under the diving boards. There is ample space for creative programming.    

Activities and Programming Include: 

  • Recreation & Lap Swimming

  • Aqua Fitness Classes

  • Aquatics Certification Classes

  • Private Rentals

  • Birthday Parties

  • Club Sports Water Polo & Swim Team

  • Student Organization Programming

  • Academic Learn To Swim, Kayak and SCUBA Classes

  • Home of Ohio University Women Swimming and Diving Teams

Trained and certified through American Red Cross and National Recreation and Parks Association certification programs, the Aquatic Center staff operate the facility and programming within the facility.  In support of our mission, our student staff designs and offers a variety of programs and events for the communities we serve.  As we continue to develop and grow, we welcome you to be part of the Aquatic Center and participate in a great lifelong sport. 


FaCility Hours
Summer 2019 Pool Hours (May 25 - August 21):

Saturday, May 25 - Wednesday, August 21

Swim Hours* Days Hours
Lap Swimming Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Recreation Swim Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Recreation Swim Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Hours may vary for University Closures and special events. See list of closure dates below.

Aquatic Center Closures

Saturday, May 4 - Friday, May 24: CLOSED for Steam outage and pool maintenance

Sunday, May 26 - Monday, May 27: CLOSED for Memoridal Day Weekend

Friday, June 21: No Evening Rec Swim (7 - 9 p.m.)

Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23: CLOSED for Bobcat Swim Club Summer Splash

Thursday, July 4: CLOSED for University Holiday

Friday, July 5 - Sunday, July 7 : CLOSED for swim meet



Aqua Shop Hour & Locker Room Hours
Aqua Shop & Locker Rooms
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Holiday & Break Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

In support of the student experience in academics and athletics, the Aquatic Center offers co-curricular opportunities for student internships, practicums and projects. Our facility provide students with a learning lab, activated and experiences to create the best student-centered learning experience in America.   


Facility Calendar

The Aquatic Center will close to support Ohio University programs, Academics and Athletics.  For the most up to date Aquatic Center Facility calendar, please open this google calendar


Contact Information

(740) 593-4670

Twitter: @OU_Aquatics





50 South Green Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701