Venema Aquatic Center

Basic information

  • Today's hours: 6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Location

42.93261 -85.58958
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Home to the Knights swim and dive teams the Venema Aquatic Center is a 50-meter swimming pool with a moveable bulkhead.

Olympic-sized, 50-meter pool with moveable bulkheads accommodates multiple events at the same time:

  • Pool accommodates 22 lanes at 25 yards each for laps or racing
  • Pool has 850,000 gallon capacity
  • High-tech pool filtration system
  • Spectator seating capacity is 500
  • Pool is 15 feet at diving end, four feet deep in the middle for swimming lessons and instruction and seven feet deep at the starting blocks
  • Pool has four diving boards: two at one meter and two at three meter
Quick Facts
  • 850,000

    total gallons of water

  • 50/50

    air-water mix for softer and safer dives

  • 22

    lanes at 25 yards; 8 lanes at 50 meters

Hours

Monday6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 3:00-9:00pm
Tuesday6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 6:30pm-9:00pm
Wednesday6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 3:00-9:00pm
Thursday6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 6:30pm-9:00pm
Friday6:30-8:30am, 11:30am-1:30pm, 3:00-7:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Pool Hours Monday, June 12 - Friday, August 11

Monday - Friday: 6:30 - 8:30am
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm (swimming lessons will be going on until 11:45am and will start again at 1pm but lanes will be open)
Monday & Wednesday: 3:00 - 9:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 6:30 - 9:00pm
Friday: 3:00 - 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Parking

Convenient parking available in Parking Lot 6 and Parking Lot 7. (parking map)

Accessibility

Accessible parking, automatic door opener, accessible entrance, barrier-free restrooms and elevators.

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