Aquatic Centers

  • The Canyonview complex includes two Olympic-sized pools

  • East Pool at Canyonview

  • Canyonview is home to USCD's swimming, diving, and water polo teams

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Canyonview Pool

Whether you're interested in family or recreational swimming, training with Masters swimmers and professional triathletes, or would like to take leisure in the spa, Canyonview is the ideal aquatic facility.

Check Recreation's Facilities Page for open-swim and lap-swim hours, maintenance schedules, and other information.

Located on the eastern end of campus, between Sixth College and Warren College, the Canyonview Aquatic Center features two pools.

East Pool

Outdoor, Olympic-size pool, which can be divided into 8 lanes of 50 meters in length or 19 lanes of 25 yards in length.

  • Heated year-round to 80-82 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Bleacher seating for 336 and additional seating up to 1,000 total on grass
  • Men's and women's locker rooms with showers
  • Lights on the deck accommodate night use
  • Diving area:
    • Two 3-meter platforms
    • Two 1-meter platforms

West Pool (new addition)

Outdoor, Olympic-size pool, which measures 50 meters by 25 yards, and 7 feet deep throughout.

  • Heated year-round to 80-82 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Two sets of bleachers that holds up to 1,000
  • New men's and women's locker rooms with showers
  • New weight room

 


 

Natatorium 

The Natatorium, located at the Main Gym Complex, is an indoor pool facility of just over 3,000 square feet. Its glass walls and skylights provide bright lighting – and the view and feel of being "outdoors."

Campus Recreation Classes — from lap swim, SCUBA diving courses, to kids' swim lessons – are offered in this facility. Check Recreation's Facilities Page for open-swim and lap-swim hours, maintenance schedules, and other information.

The Triton swim teams also hold some winter workouts at the Natatorium.

Popular uses for special events are pool parties, innertube Water Polo, and "dive-in" movies.

Features:

  • Water temperature ranges from 80–83 degrees
  • Six lanes @ 25 yards in length; 7-foot wide lanes
  • Men's and women's restroom (one each); no showers
  • Bleachers on deck (6 sets of 4 rows each)
  • Spa (maximum capacity of 12) in outdoor patio area
  • Outdoor patio area to the south

Contact Us

Sports Facilities

Mailing Address:
9500 Gilman Drive #0530
La Jolla, CA 92093-0530

P: (858) 534-7884
F: (858) 534-8956
E: sportsfac@ucsd.edu