Venema Aquatic Center

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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


Monday11:30am - 4:00pm
Tuesday11:30am - 4:00pm
Wednesday11:30am - 4:00pm
Thursday11:30am - 4:00pm
Friday11:30am - 4:00pm

As always, the pool is only available to current students, faculty & staff. There is no available public swim. Please see facility policies for more information.


The pool will be open until 9:00pm on Friday, April 13 & open Saturday, March 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Pool Hours Starting Monday, March 16

Monday - Friday
11:30am - 4:00pm

Please note: these hours are subject to change without notice!


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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