Venema Aquatic Center

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Basic information

  • Today's hours: 6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-8:30pm


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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


Monday6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-8:30pm
Tuesday6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-8:30pm
Wednesday6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-8:30pm
Thursday6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-8:30pm
Friday6:30-8:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 3:00-6:00pm

Summer hours begin on Monday, June 13 & go through Friday, August 10.

Pool will have adjusted hours on the following dates:

Tuesday, June 26 - open only 3:00-8:30pm
Wednesday, July 4 through Friday, July 6 - closed all day; will reopen on Monday, July 9.
Wednesday, July 18 - open only 3:00-8:30pm


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


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

Venema Aquatic Center




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