The O'Connell Center Pool is located on the lower level of the Stephen C. O'Connell Center between Gates 2 and 3. This indoor facility boasts an 8 lane Olympic size pool (50 meters) that can be divided into two 25 yard sections or two 25 meter sections.
The pool deck provides access to locker room facilities. The pool is also accessible by an aquatic lift to assist swimmers with disabilities.
- The O'Connell Center Pool will be closed between March 2016 and December 2016 due to building renovations. Rec Swim will resume in January 2017.
- Hours are subject to change for holidays, breaks when school is not in session, Gator football home games, maintenance, etc.
- Please check the Adjusted Hours page for scheduled closures and cancellations.
Other Pool Locations
- Broward Pool
- Graham Pool
- Florida Pool
Patrons must present a valid student, faculty, staff or spouse/partner Gator 1 Card to enter the pools.
Florida Pool and O’Connell Center Pool Guest Policy
- All guests must be sponsored by an eligible student, faculty, staff or spouse/partner with a valid Gator 1 Card.
- Guests must be at least 18 years old to enter the Florida Pool and the O’Connell Center Pool.
- Guests must sign in the pool Guest Book and present a government issued identification card.
- Sponsors must accompany guests at all times and are responsible for their conduct and actions.
- Guests cannot participate in Sport Clubs practices, Swim Instruction, or Fitness Classes at the Florida Pool and O’Connell Center Pool.
- Individuals seeking admittance to the pools may not solicit members to sponsor them as a guest.
- Sponsors are limited to one guest per day at the Florida Pool and O’Connell Center Pool. Guests are limited to one visit per semester at the Florida Pool and O’Connell Center Pool.
- Requests for extended passes must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and include name of guest, reason for the request, days guest will be present, sponsors name and UF ID number.