Aquatics at VCU Recreational Sports offers swim classes, certifications, water fitness training, both on the Monroe Part and VCU Medical Center campuses.

Aquatics

Aquatics

MCV Campus Aquatic Center

  • 25 meter pool has a maximum depth of 5 feet
  • Temperature between 81 and 85 degrees F
  • Four lanes for circle swimming (minimum of 6 people at a time)
  • Water basketball
  • Whirlpool spa 

Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center

Activity Pool

  • 25 yard long Pool depth 4 feet to 12 feet
  • Temperature between 81-83 degrees F
  • Three lanes of circle swimming (minimum of 6 people at a time)
  • Drop slide
  • 14 foot climbing wall in the deep end
  • Water basketball 

Leisure Pool

  • Zero-depth entry pool to 5 feet
  • Temperature between 83- 85 degrees F
  • Vortex features a gentle current for informal swim
  • Water volleyball
  • Water basketball
  • The adjacent whirlpool spa operates at a temperature of 104 degrees F and accommodates up to 15 people.

Whirlpool Spa

Programming for both pools is subject to change. Please check our grids linked above, and located at our Aquatic Centers, for current information.

Links and Resources

Contact

Samantha Tsen
Aquatics Program Coordinator
Email: tsens@vcu.edu
Phone: (804) 827-0321

Click on the links below to view our Pool Schedules

Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center

June 28 - July 4

Activity Pool
Lanes 1 and 2
Lanes 3 and 4
Lane 5
Leisure Pool Lanes

July 5 - 11

Activity Pool
Lanes 1 and 2
Lanes 3 and 4
Lane 5

Leisure Pool

Spa available all open pool hours, except for Tuesdays at 8:30am for routine maintenance. This process usually takes 2-3 hours to reset the water chemistry and temperature.

MCV Campus Aquatic Center

Every Tuesday from 7 to 9 pm, the pool is closed for Kayak Roll Clinics

June 28 - July 3
Lanes 1 and 2
Lanes, 3,4, and 5
Lane 6

The MCV Campus Rec & Aquatic Center will be CLOSED on Saturday July 4. 
Swimming will be available at Cary St. Gym during regular summer hours. 

July 5 - 11

Lanes 1 and 2

Lanes 3, 4, 5

Lane 6

Spa available all open pool hours, except for Thursdays 9 - 11 a.m. for routine maintenance.