Built in 1974, this 8 lane 25 yard lap pool and diving well is home to the NMU Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving team, and currently met the needs of NMU recreational participants and the Marquette Killer Whales youth swim team.
The 25 yard lap pool is 4 feet deep on both ends and 6 feet deep in the middle. There are basketball hoops available for use along with kick boards and pull buoys.
The diving well is 9 feet on one end and 15 feet deep on the diving board end, with the 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards available for use during open swim, Monday-Friday, after Noon.
Open Swim hours vary by semester. Please click here for the current hours.
Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Certifications
The American Red Cross Lifeguard course for 2018-2019 is designed so that the participants will become certified lifeguards and be proficient in life-guarding, first aid and CPR skills. Class members must be 15 years of age or older by the first session of the course and who is able to complete the swimming pre-test. Please follow the link for more information.
The NMU Rec Sports Department is proud to offer the 2018-2019 American Red Cross version of Learn to Swim - swimming lessons. Our certified instructors will guide the swimmer through appropriate swimming levels so that greater safety and swim skills are achieved. Please follow the link for more information.
These courses are offered as part of the NMU Rec Sports group fitness programming. Water aerobics is offered weekly during the fall and winter semesters. Please follow the link for our current fitness schedule.
For a list of pool area rules, click here.