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Butler-Hancock Pool

The Campus Recreation Center offers several drop-in opportunities for swimming and swimming-related services. The pool is shared by Athletics, the School of Sport and Exercise Science (SES) and Campus Recreation and is open to campus recreation patrons during open swim hours.

  • Masks are required inside the aquatic facility when patrons are not in the water.
  • Limit of one swimmer per lane
  • Reservations are required

Pool Entrance

For Campus Recreation patrons the pool is available through the locker rooms. Athletics and SES classes must enter via the Butler-Hancock building.

  • Pool Rules

    The pool rules are strictly enforced during open swim hours by Campus Recreation staff and lifeguards. Violations of rules may result in expulsion of the pool. 

    • Recreational swimming is available only during open swim hours and when a lifeguard is on duty
    • Patrons must rinse off before entering the pool
    • Swimsuits must be worn at all times
    • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infants and toddlers must have proper swim attire over a swim diaper
    • No diving into the lap pool
    • No using diving block
    • No running, shoving, pushing, or horseplay
    • No hanging on lane lines
    • No spitting in the pool
    • No food or glass bottles in the pool area
    • No foul language
    • Individuals cannot swim underwater without breathing past the second set of flags
  • Diving Rules
    • Patrons must be able to swim 24 yards and tread water for two minutes to use the diving well
    • When only one lifeguard is present the diving well is closed
    • Patrons are only permitted to use the 1-meter diving board
    • Only one bounce per jump is allowed
    • Patrons must jump straight off the board
    • No hanging on the diving board
    • No inverted dives permitted
    • 1 person on the board at a time
  • Drop-In Activities

    • Open Swim

Spring Hours - Open Swim

January 10th - May 6th, 2022

Morning Swim
Tuesday & Thursday
6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Lunch Swim
Monday & Tuesday,
Thursday & Friday
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Evening Swim
Monday - Thursday
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

No Open Swim

Sunday Swim
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Times are subject to change. See changes to facility hours on front page of website.

Lifeguards reserve the right to adjust pool and diving well rules at their discretion