UCalgary Aquatic Centre
The UCalgary Aquatic Centre is a competition pool that can transform into various lengths with a moveable bulkhead. Most often, the pool is set up in 25m format, which creates 16, 25m lanes (eight in the shallow end and eight in the deep end). The pool can also be set up in 50m format, which creates eight 50m lanes.
The shallow end of the pool ranges from 1.0m to 1.5m in depth, and the deep end of the pool ranges from 1.5m to 5.0m deep.
The pool temperature is normally set at 80.6 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit. It is increased to 84 F for Saturday swimming lessons in fall, winter and spring.
The pool is open for public swim during certain scheduled times.
Current UCalgary students can access the pool for free with their Unicard by checking in at Active Living Client Services (KNA 104).
The pool is accessed via the change rooms located across from Client Services. Day-use lockers are available for 25¢, and longterm locker rentals are available from Client Services on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Active Living Client Services (KNA 104) has a selection of swim gear available for purchase:
- Swim suits
- Swim caps
- Modesty swimwear
- Hand paddles
- Infant wetsuits
- Reusable or disposable swim diapers
PFDs and water running belts can be rented at Client Services.
Call for availability.
Call our Client Services desk for answers to all your questions: 403.220.5029
UCalgary Lifeguard Games
May 3, 2020 | Open to teams of lifeguards from across Canada
You've never seen a lifeguarding competition like this before. Put yourself to the test while having more fun than should be allowed.
Aquatic Summer Camps
Earn your lifeguard certification, learn what it takes to be a babysitter, or become a mermaid! There's so much you can do at UCalgary's Aquatic Summer Camps.