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WVU Campus Recreation Facilities will operate on reduced hours during WVU Fall Break (October 5th - 8th). 
The Student Recreation Center will operate on reduced hours and the Downtown Fitness will be closed Thursday, Oct. 5th - Saturday, Oct. 7th. 
More information:  Facility Impacts


Campus Recreation hosts many aquatics programs, including swim lessons, open swim and various on campus events. 


The Aquatics center within the Student Recreation Center hosts many programs including swim lessons, open swim and various on campus events. The aquatics center also features a leisure pool, fitness pool, spa and whirlpool.

Aquatics Calendar

Lap Pool Calendar  Leisure Pool Calendar  Spa Calendar 

Amenities and Events

For information about hosting your next birthday party or group event in our Aquatics Area, visit our event hosting page and fill out an interest form or contact Events Staff at

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 or visit our calendar. 

Policies and Procedures

  • 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 locker rooms. Family changing rooms are available for your convenience.
  • Prior to hitting the pool, please review our Aquatics Policies and Procedures.

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Swim Lessons

Campus Recreation offers two swim lesson programs: Infant and Toddler Water Readiness for ages 6 months to 3 years and Private Swim Lessons for ages 3 years to adult.

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Fitness Swim Class

No matter your swim experience, the Fitness Swim Class offers you the opportunity to improve your skills, learn new techniques and amp up your workouts with the help of a supportive community.

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Special Events

Campus Recreation hosts a variety of Aquatics special events throughout the year, including drop-in log rolling, heart-health sessions and more!

aquatics center features

Read more about the aquatics center facility.

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Leisure Pool

The leisure pool (86 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, infant and preschool water readiness classes and is also available for public use.

fitness pool

Fitness Pool

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 with 14 jets and a 20-person capacity.