Broward Pool is closing after September 26

In alignment with the University of Florida’s master plan, the Broward Outdoor Recreation Center and Broward Pool will be permanently closing on Sunday, Sept. 26 to make way for the new Residential Housing Complex with Honors College.

Alternative Activity Locations

Graham Area Pool
Florida Pool (Student Recreation and Fitness Center)
O’Connell Center


This outdoor pool located by Broward Residence Area is a convenient place on campus to take a break from classes and go for a dip. Swimming and water recreation is an important staple of Florida culture. This pool is now accessible by an aquatic lift to assist swimmers with disabilities.


  • Patrons must present a valid student, faculty, staff or spouse/partner Gator 1 Card to enter the pools.
  • Hours are subject to change for holidays, breaks when school is not in session, Gator football home games, maintenance, weather, etc.
  • Pool will close if the air temperature including wind chill drops, or is predicted to drop, below 45°F.
  • The pool is open seasonally March through October, weather permitting.


Reserve a lane, several lanes, or the entire pool.

Other Pool Locations

  • Graham Pool
  • Florida Pool
  • O’Connell Center Pool