Regular Semester Hours of Operation (Begins Monday, August 27th)
|Monday - Thursday||6:30am - 2:30pm and 5:00pm - 9:00pm|
|Friday||6:30am - 2:30pm and 5:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Saturday and Sunday||11:00am - 3:30pm|
The Campus Recreation Aquatics program provides informal recreational opportunities, such as open swim or lap swim, and also structured group fitness programs, sport clubs, special events, and certifications. Professionally certified staff members are always on duty during all of our recreational aquatic programs.
The Aquatics program is located in Pearson and McGonigle Halls Pool 30 and 31. Recreational swimming is available in Pool 30. Hours of operation are listed on the informal rec schedule each semester. Specific hours are identified for lap swim only (L), allowing for productive workouts, with other hours identified as open swimming.
- Patrons must carry a valid Temple University issued identification card at all times.
- No one is allowed in the pool area without the presence of a Temple University Lifeguard.
- Use of Campus Recreation facilities and programs is voluntary. Patrons assume all risk associated with participation.
- The following actions are cause for immediate dismissal from the facility and may result in temporary or permanent loss of privileges:
- Disorderly conduct
- Inappropriate behavior
- Abuse of facility or equipment
- Abuse of staff members
- Disregard for Campus Recreation policies
- Violation of university policies and procedures including, but not limited to, the Student Conduct Code
- Diving is strictly prohibited.
- Food, gum, non-sealed beverages and glass bottles are prohibited. Only water is allowed while in the pool area.
- Unauthorized use of camera/video/audio recording devices is prohibited. Authorization must be in writing and may only be provided by Camus Recreation full-time staff.
- Swimsuits are required. Cut off, mesh, and undergarment shorts are prohibited.
- Individuals with band-aids, open cuts/sores or rashes are not permitted in the pool.
- No underwater breath holding activities are permitted.
- Guards may require testing to determine swim capability and limit access based on results. Anyone not satisfactorily passing the test MUST be kept in the shallow end.
- Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
- Circle swimming is recommended when sharing a lane.
- Please have respect for others and do not interfere with their activity in the pool especially if they've entered the pool before you. Failure to do so may result in removal from the facility.
Teams of three or four will take part in a life-size battleship competition! The goal is to sink your opponent’s canoe in the allotted time and be the last team standing. Teams will compete in a double elimination tournament for the win. Competition will take place in the shallow end of Pool 31. Registration runs from February 13th to February 27th. For more information about the event, contact Aquatics Coordinator Joe Wolgast at 215-204-1675 or email@example.com.
Would you like to participate in a fun and comical version of water polo, where you get to float on inner-tubes?! Then get your friends to form a team of 4 to 6 players to compete in Campus Recreation's Inner Tube Water Polo Tournament! Registration begins on March 27th. For more information or to register talk with the Lifeguards at the Pearson and McGonigle Halls Pools.