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.

Fall Quarter (September 24 - December 11) pool hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 6:30am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 6:30am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:30am - 8:00pm

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 Fall Quarter Pool Schedule.

Monday Night Pool Parties

When was the last time you were in the pool? With fall rolling in quick did you think your days of splashing around in the water were over? Think again!

Every Monday night from 9 to 11 p.m. in November our Intramurals and Aquatics programs will be hosting free open pool programs. Our schedule is full of amazing and fun events:

  • November 2: Inntertube water polo
  • November 9: Indoor triathalon & water basketball
  • November 16: Battleship
  • November 23: Water volleyball
  • November 30: Aqua Zumba

All these events are free to Rec Center members. Just bring your swimsuit and join in the fun!

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:

Note: Registration for group lessons has closed for Fall Quarter, but private lessons are still available. The next sessions of group lessons will be at the start of Winter Quarter in January, with registration available in mid-November.

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 11.12.2015