University of Calgary Aquatic Centre

Calgary, AB, CANADA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
University of Calgary Aquatic Centre
Active Living, 2500 University Drive, Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
(403) 220-6755

Adult Admission Price & Policy

CAD 10.50; SC(60) CAD 7.50. [August, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, with a movable bulkhead to create two 25m, 8 lane tanks , indoors , 83º - 84ºF (28º - 29ºC).
Two 1m diving boards, one 3m diving board, 3m, 5m, 7.5m, and 10m diving platforms.


51.07725, -114.13347

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its schedule; call Campus Recreation at (403) 220-6755 for information
Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool temperature us usually maintained at 83°, but is raised to 86° for youth lessons on Saturdays. They begin warming it up on Friday night and it takes until some time Sunday to come back down.This is the only North American facility we've heard of that regularly changes the water temperature. In Germany, almost every public pool has two or three "warm water days" per week.

Facility Reviews

The temperature is cool for lane swims and it's much cleaner than other pools.