Photograph of the pool showing life guard stands, lanes, bleachers and the windows.

Aquatic Center

The UWF Aquatic Center offers a variety of activities for the community to enjoy including swimming lessons, American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification, relaxing in the whirlpool or dry sauna, six different party themes available for booking!



Aquatic Center Amenities

Pool

The pool at the UWF Aquatic Center is an indoor Olympic sized pool, regulated at 82 degrees year round. The shallow-end starts at 4-feet, 2-inches, and the deep-end goes to a maximum depth of 14-feet, 8-inches.

Lap Swimming

The pool is usually set up for short-course-style swimming, 25-yard lap lanes, year round. From May to July, however, long-course-style swimming, 50-meter lap lanes, is available during the morning Adult Swim session. 

Diving Boards

The UWF Aquatic Center pool has both 1-meter and 3-meter springboards over the deep end of the pool. A swim test of 25 yards administered in the shallow end may be used to ensure patrons are capable of swimming and using the diving boards. The diving area closes at 6 p.m. on weekdays and at 6:30 p.m. on weekends.

Whirlpool

Patrons must be at least 16 years old to enter the sauna/whirlpool area and you may be required to provide proof of age. The whirlpool is maintained at a temperature of 104 degrees Fahrenheit and it can hold up to 9 people.

Dry Sauna

Patrons must be at least 16 years old to enter the sauna/whirlpool area and you may be required to provide proof of age. The sauna temperature is adjustable and it can hold up to six people. 

Locker Rooms

Men and Women's locker rooms are available to all persons who use the facility. Our locker rooms are complete with restrooms, showers and changing booths. Lockers are also available for both students and those with memberships to rent. Please visit our Hours and Guest Information page to learn more about locker rentals. 


Comments or Questions?

Please contact:

Nancy Quina
Assistant Director
nquina@uwf.edu
850.474.2981

Graduate Assistant / Program Assistant
aquatics@uwf.edu

Aquatic Center Customer Service Representative
850.474.2497