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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.

Fall 2017 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 .


Fall 2017 Lap Swim Hours

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

For a full facility schedule, click here.


Upcoming Closures/Adjusted Hours

Saturday, September 2 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Home OHIO football game)

Monday, September 4 (Labor Day) – Lap Swim 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (No classes)

Saturday, September 16 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Home OHIO Football Game)

Saturday, October 7 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Home football game and Intra-Squad Swimming Meet)

Monday, October 10 (Reading Day) – Lap Swim 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (No classes)

Saturday, October 21 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Home OHIO Football Game)

Tuesday, October 31 (Halloween) – Closed after 7:00 pm (Home OHIO football game)

Saturday, November 4 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Ohio vs Buffalo Swimming/Diving)

Wednesday, November 8th – NO RECREATION SWIM (Home OHIO Football Game)

Friday, November 10 (Verterans Day) – Lap Swim 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 22 – Lap Swim 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (NO CLASSES) 

Wednesday, November 22 (3:00 p.m.) - November 26 (Thanksgiving Weekend) - NO RECREATION SWIM

Saturday, December 2 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Athens High School Swimming Invitational) 

Saturday, December 16 & Sunday, December 17 – NO RECREATION SWIM (Fall Graduation)

Monday, December 18 – Lap Swim 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm (Winter Break hours begin)

Saturday, December 23 - January 1 – CLOSED (Winter Break)


Contact Information

(740)  597-1367



50 South Green Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701