Venema Aquatic Center

Venema Aquatic Center - limited hours Feb. 21-24 ×

Basic information

  • Today's hours: 6:30-8:30am; 11:30am-3:30pm; 6-9pm (Family Swim)


42.93261 -85.58958
View on campus map Get directions

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; 11:30am-3:30pm; 6-9pm
Tuesday6:30-8:30am; 11:30am-3:30pm; 4:30-9pm
Wednesday6:30-8:30am; 11:30am-3:30pm; 6-9pm
Thursday6:30-8:30am; 11:30am-3:30pm; 4:30-9pm
Friday6:30-8:30am; 11:30am-3:30pm; 6-9pm (Family Swim)
Saturday10:00am-5:00pm (Family Swim)


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




  • Course code:
  • Credits:
  • Semester:
  • Department: