Pools

Pools

 

 

Rec Sports has four pools around campus that are used for instructional swim classes, group exercise classes, and open recreational swim.

 

Golden Bear

6 Lanes, 25 yard length, 80-81 F temp. Shallow end is 3.5 feet deep and the deep end is 10 feet in depth. Open recreation lap swim only. Amenities include locker rooms, hot showers, lockers (bring your own lock), swim suit spinners, and kick-boards. No wheelchair access or towel service. Kids 13 and above can swim at GBRC as long as they swim laps.
 

Hearst Pool

Hearst Gym has three pools, one of which (the North Pool) is open for lap swimming. The two smaller pools (the East and West Pools) are open for instructional classes only. Amenities include locker rooms, hot showers, day locks, swim suit spinners, kick-boards, pool lift, wheelchair access, and towel service.
 

Spieker Pool

18 Lanes, 25 yards, 79-80 degrees F. Spieker is used for lap swimming, team practice, swim meets and water polo matches. Amenities include locker rooms, hot showers, day locks, swim suit spinners, kick-boards, a pool lift for those needing assistance getting into the pool, wheelchair access to locker rooms, and towel service.
 

Strawberry Canyon Pool

6 Lanes, 33 yard length, 80-81 F temp. Three lanes dedicated to lap swimming – the rest is for play. Amenities include locker rooms, hot showers, day locks (bring your own lock), swim suit spinners, kickboards, and a pool lift for those needing assistance getting into pool, and wheelchair access to the locker rooms. No towel service.
 

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