The Wade King Student Recreation Center features a 25 yard, six lane pool with activity area as well as a relaxing 32-person spa.  The pool temperature is set at 81°F and the spa temperature at 101°F.

Equipment available for member use includes: towels, kickboards, pull buoys, water aerobics belts and dumbbells, noodles, lifejackets, inner tubes, etc.

Goggles are available for purchase at the Equipment Desk.

Operating Hours

While classes are in session, the pool opens 30 minutes after the building opens and closes one hour before the building closes. At least two lanes will be open for lap swim at all times.

Summer Quarter (June 21 - September 20) pool hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 6:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 6:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Monday, July 4: Closed

Note: The pool will be closed from August 28 through September 11 due to the university's annual steam plant shutdown.

For intersession, holiday and summer pool hours, as well as days that the facility and pool are closed, please see our Facility Schedule Page.

Activity Schedule

A minimum of two lanes will be available for lap swim whenever the pool is open, depending on scheduled activities.

For a detailed listing of pool activities throughout the day please see our Quarterly Pool Schedule.

Swim Lessons

We are pleased to offer youth swim lessons throughout the year, as well as adult swim lessons during the academic year. For more information, including lesson schedules and registration forms, click the following link:

Adult Lessons

If you are interested in signing up for adult lessons, please e-mail or call (360) 650-4094 for more information.

Pool Rentals

The Student Recreation Center swimming pool is available for rentals by university and outside groups during limited times throughout the year.

Please visit our Youth Programs page or call Audrey Andersen at (360) 650-4310 for more information about reserving the pool for your group.

Page Updated 06.29.2016