Hours and Guest Information

The Aquatic Center's schedule is subject to change without prior notification. Be sure to review our Diving Board Hours and Closed and Modified Pool Hours below in addition to our Hours of Operation.

Pool Hours of Operation
Recreational SwimAdult Swim, Sept.-MayAdult Swim, June-Aug.
Mon.-Thur., noon-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.,
7:30-9 a.m.
Mon.-Fri., 7:30-8:45 a.m.
Hot tub and sauna open until 9 a.m.
Fri., noon-6:30 p.m. Mon.-Thur.,
6-8:30 p.m. 
Mon.-Thur., 6-7:30 p.m.
Sat., 1-6 p.m.   Morning Long course swimming – limited lanes – starts May 23
Sun., 2-6 p.m.   Lane transition, no swimming 8:45-9 a.m., hot tub and sauna available

The Aquatic Center is subject to closure for special events and routine maintenance. Closure dates will be posted to the facility bulletin boards and this web page as soon as they are known. Guests and members 16 years and older may access the facility without an adult; ID may be required to provide proof of age. Those under the age of 16 are required to be accompanied by someone who is at least 18 years old. Those who are 18-21 years old can only supervise a maximum of three under-aged swimmers.

Members of the Aquatic Center enjoying Recreational Swim time
Swimmers take part in a recreational swim

Recreational Swim

Open to the UWF community and general public for leisure, fitness, and lap swimming opportunities. Guests under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. Ages 16 and older allowed in with photo ID. Diving boards are available during Recreational Swim.

Adult Fitness Swim

Fitness and lap swimming only. Open to the UWF community and general public for participants who are 18 years of age and older. Anyone who appears under 30 may be asked to provide a photo ID. Diving boards are not available during Adult Fitness Swim

Diving Board Hours of Operation
Monday/Wednesday 2-4 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday noon-6 p.m.
Friday noon-3 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m.
Saturday 1-6 p.m.
Sunday 2-6 p.m.
Closed and Modified Pool Hours 2019-2020
September 14 Closed for high school swim meet
September 27 Closed at 3:30 p.m. for UWF swim meet
October 31 Open 3-8:30 p.m.
November 6  Open 3-8:30 p.m. (tentative)
November 22-24  Closed for USA swim meet
November 28 Closed for holiday
December 16-20 Tentative Maintenance Closure
December 25 Closed for holiday
January 4 TBD closed for UWF swim meet
January 11 TBD closed for UWF swim meet 
January 17-19  Closed for USA swim meet
February 14-16  Closed for USA swim meet 
May 2-3 Closed for USA swim meet 
June 5-7  Closed for USA swim meet  
June 27-28 Closed for USA swim meet  


Aquatic Center users can park in Parking Lot B, located next to the UWF Water Tower, and Lot J, located next to the tennis courts. All visitors are required to obtain a Visitor Permit from the Visitors Center, Building 81, or Campus Police, Building 94. Please visit the UWF Parking on Campus Overview page for additional details and locations for obtaining permits.

Locker Rental

Lockers may be rented on a semester basis by currently enrolled UWF students and pool members for $25 ($23.26 +$1.74 tax) per semester when membership is purchased or nautilus card swipes current for the semester. Our lockers already have locks built into them so you do not need to bring your own. Daily users are encouraged to leave their valuable items at home. Do not leave valuable items unattended in the facility.

Aquatic Center Rules

Please carefully and thoroughly review our rules that apply to usage of the pool, diving areas, and the sauna and whirlpool facilities. Your knowledge of our rules helps us to ensure the complete safety of all participants utilizing the UWF Aquatic Center.

Aquatic Center Rules