A great low-key location to take a dip in the pool, grab a quick lunchtime Group Ex class, or work on strength training in the weight room, the Aquatic Center hosts not only swimmers but also those seeking a workout on dry land. The Aquatic Center is home to the University of Alabama Swimming and Diving team and is complete with an Olympic pool and diving platforms. The Aquatic Center also offers:

  • The Natatorium, which houses an eight-lane 25-yard pool available in the morning and evenings for recreation swim
  • 3,000-square-foot weight room with free weights, selectorized machines, and cardio equipment
  • Multi-purpose room used for Group Exercise classes such as Yoga
  • Aquatics programming, which includes swim lessons for all ages and abilities, lifeguard training, CPR/AED training, First Aid training, lifeguard instructor training, Master’s Swimming, and Water Safety Instructor training.

Aquatic Center Facility Reservation Requests

Applicants requesting an aquatic facility reservation must submit the Aquatic Facility Reservation Application form, associated forms, and all applicable fees at least 10 University working days before the event. All requests will be reviewed, and the individual responsible for coordinating the event will be contacted regarding the status of the request, as well as all pertinent instructions regarding policies and procedures that may affect the proposed event. Review the Healthy Swim Packet, and ensure invited guests are aware of the safety guidelines.

University departments and Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) must submit an application to Zack Tolbert at ztolbert@ua.edu. RSOs must be registered with the Office of Dean of Students.

For questions or more information about Aquatic Center reservations and special events, please call the Aquatic Center Membership Office at 205-348-5244 Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at or email ztolbert@ua.edu.