Venema Aquatic Center

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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 movable bulkhead.

Olympic-sized, 50-meter pool with movable 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

Open hours beginning Monday, January 9

Mondays: 6:30 - 8:00AM, 11:30AM - 1:30PM, 6:00 - 9:00PM

Tuesdays: 11:30AM - 2:45PM, 6:00 - 9:00PM

Wednesdays: 6:30 - 8:00AM, 11:30AM - 2:45PM, 6:00 - 9:00PM

Thursdays: 11:30AM - 2:45PM, 6:00 - 9:00PM

Friday: 6:30 - 8:00AM, 11:30AM - 2:45PM, 6:00 - 9:00PM

Saturdays: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday: CLOSED

Family Swim hours for Calvin faculty and staff are:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30AM - 2:00 PM

Saturdays 3:00 - 5:00PM

The Venema Aquatic Center is open to current students, Prince Conference Center guests, Calvin employees, employee spouses and dependent children (with parent present).

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.

Venema Aquatic Center

 

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