UC Pool

The Whitten University Center (UC) Swimming Pool is an Olympic-sized outdoor pool located beside the Lakeside Patio. The temperature is kept at 83 degrees with +/- 2 degrees of variance, it is chilled during the summer and heated in the winter. The UC Pool offers short-course lap lanes, low-board diving area, and of course a great deck for sunning, studying, or listening to music while enjoying the beautiful weather.

COVID-19 Patron Policies

To reserve a lap lane or a lounger up to 48 hours in advance, email UCpoolreservations@miami.edu or call 305-284-5625 during operating hours.

  • A mask must be worn at all times unless actively lap swimming.
  • A towel is required to enter the facility. Before using, place the towel on the chair/lounger so that it is covered.
  • Entrance is limited to current students, faculty, and staff.
  • Locker rooms are off-limits except for using the restroom:
    • No showering
    • Limit Changing
    • Lockers are off-limits
    • 2 patrons at a time in the locker room
  • Do not move loungers
  • If you are getting in the pool to cool off, you must do so in the diving well or in an empty lap lane on the rec side.
  • When lap swimming:
    • Use the chair at the end of the lane for your belongings instead of a lounger
    • Use the lanes on the rec side of the pool. If they are all being used, you may use the lap lanes in the competition side of the pool.
  • Between 1:30-5:00pm, the competition (south) side of the pool will be off-limits and loungers will be cleared for UM Athletics swim practice.

Admission is by 'Cane Card access only:

  • Current UM Students: Free
  • Current UM Faculty/Staff: Free

Entrance is limited to current students, faculty, and staff.


The pool is also home to the UM Swimming and Diving teams.


Hurricane Aquatics - Temporarily Suspended due to COVID-19

The Hurricane Aquatics program offers anyone an opportunity to be trained by professional coaches. Learn-to-Swim, Master's Swimming, and age-grouped Diving programs all draw hundreds of people a year to the pool. For more information on these specialized programs call (305) 284-4713.


Contact Information

Pool Desk: (305) 284-5625

Email: UCpoolreservations@miami.edu

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