UNO Aquatic Center - University of New Orleans


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
UNO Aquatic Center - University of New Orleans
6801 Franklin Avenue, Gentilly Neighborhood
New Orleans, LA 70148

See the Team or Club information, below.

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the general public.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes, with bulkhead to divide into 25m and/or 25y short course tanks, 4f - 12f depth, chlorine sanitized, indoors, 80ºF (27ºC).
Pool 2
25y, 6 lanes, 4f depth, outdoors, heated, 82ºF (28ºC).
1m and 3m diving boards.


On Lake Pontchartrain. From the French Quarter travel north, away from the river, on Elysian Fields all the way to Leon C. Simon Rd. Turn right, then left onto Franklin. The complex is on the right in the middle of a large field area.
Orleans Parish
30.03089, -90.050554

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The indoor pool is sometimes operated long course (50m lengths) and sometimes operated as two short course (25y lengths) tanks. There's no set schedule, so call in advance.
The Aquatic Center also has a Facebook page.

Facility Reviews

Terrific facility - smallish locker rooms (bring a lock), the water temperature is great for training. Well worth the 15 min. drive from the French Quarter/Downtown. Cab fare is $17; arrange for return before you go - there aren't many cabs in the area.
The outdoor pool is nice, too, and hardly anybody swims in it. No clocks outside though.