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a group of students play a game of water basketball in the WVU SRC aquatics area

Aquatics area features

The leisure pool (84 degrees) is a shallow pool with a beach-style entry leading into a depth of 4.5 feet. It has two sets of steps, a seating area, bubble couch, vortex area, and two lanes for lap swimming. The leisure pool is used for private swim lessons and infant and preschool water readiness classes and is also available for public use. 

The fitness pool (79 degrees) is six lanes wide and 25 yards long and ranges from 4 to 9 feet deep. This pool is used for fitness swimming, classes including Water Aerobics and Aqua HIIT, and Club and Intramural Sports events and tournaments.

The SRC aquatics area also features a cloverleaf-shaped spa (102 degrees) with 14 jets and a 20-person capacity. 

  • Kickboards and pull buoys are available for use in lane areas. Water basketballs and volleyballs are available for use in the leisure pool.
  • Adult supervision is required in the aquatics area for children under 13 years of age.
  • Children over the age of 5 are not permitted in opposite sex lock rooms. Family changing rooms are available for your convenience.
For information about hosting your next birthday party or group event in our aquatics area, visit this page and fill out at interest form or contact Events Staff at


The Aquatics Facility closes one hour prior to the Student Recreation Center for daily maintenance and upkeep. 

The leisure pool will have limited space during swim lessons or group parties and events. Feel free to contact the SRC front desk at (304) 293-7529 during normal SRC hours to inquire about current availability and space in the aquatics area. 

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