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Campus Recreation provides over 25 hours of lap and recreational swim times for MAC members in two swimming pools, a six lane, 25 yard indoor pool and an eight lane, 50 meter outdoor pool.  Both pools are located at the Physical Education Building (801 Greek Row).

If you have questions about the aquatic facilities or hours, you can contact the Assistant Director for Aquatics and Sport Clubs at 


The pool is available during open hours to all currently enrolled UT Arlington students. 

Faculty, Staff and MAC Members are eligible for pool use with a current MAC membership.

No guest passes or children are allowed in the indoor pool at any time.

Summer Hours in the Outdoor Pool

During the summer, we allow children and guests to accompany current Students and MAC Members at the outdoor pool.

  • Guest passes may be purchased at the MAC by students or MAC members during the summer and are valid at the outdoor pool only.  Please contact the MAC Services and Information Desk for more information about requirements for purchasing a guest pass.
  • Children under age 16 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Children under 10 must have parent or guardian in the water with them at all times.

General Information and Policies

To participate in lap swim, you must be capable of swimming the length of the pool comfortably.

  • You must wear a swimsuit to enter the water
  • Participants may not wear Lifeguard swimsuits to the pool
  • No t-shirts, underwear or non-swimsuit shorts will be allowed
  • No flotation devices are allowed in the pool
  • No food, glass, alcohol or smoking is permitted
  • No coaching, personal training or teaching will be permitted
  • No running, pushing, diving in the shallow end or off the starting blocks
  • Only one diver is allowed on the diving board at a time (Rec Swim)
  • No hanging on lane lines

Lifeguards have the right to terminate any activity deemed unsafe and refuse access or admittance when safety is a concern.

Semester Hours

Please note that all hours are subject to change during semester breaks and university holidays.

Beginning Jan. 17, 2017

12:00 pm-1:20 pm
4:30 pm-6:00 pm*
8:00 pm-10:00 pm*

12:00 pm-1:20 pm*
5:00 pm-10:00 pm*

12:00 pm-1:20 pm
4:30 pm-6:00 pm*
8:00 pm-10:00 pm*

12:00 pm-1:20 pm*
5:00 pm-10:00 pm*

12:00 pm-1:20 pm*
4:30 pm-6:00 pm*

Saturday & Sunday
12:00 pm-3:00 pm*

*Outdoor pool when available
**Diving board available upon request after 8pm

Special Events:

Polar Bear Plunge, 2/15 at 7:00 pm


Summer Semester Hours

Mon 12:00 - 1:20pm (indoor pool) & 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Tues 12:00 - 1:20pm & 4:30pm - 10:00pm *water aerobics 5:15pm- 6:05pm
Wed 12:00 - 1:20pm (indoor pool) & 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Thur 12:00 - 1:20pm & 4:30pm - 10:00pm *water aerobics 5:15pm- 6:05pm
Fri 12:00 - 1:20pm & 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Sat & Sun 12:00 - 3:00pm

**Diving board available after 6pm and on weekends.