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 and staff. There is no available public swim. Please see facility policies for more information.


Starting Monday, March 16

Monday - Friday
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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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