Dive into purpose-built fitness, recreation and competition pools at three different campus centers.
Aquatic facilites to accommodate recreational and competitive events are available when you plan an athletic event at UC Davis. These facilities each cater to different activities, from year-round lap swimming to splashing around in the summer sun.
Part of the Hickey Gym facility and located across from the Memorial Union in the Quad District, Hickey Pool's seven 25-yard lanes are available and heated all year-round for lap swimming. Access to the gym's locker rooms and other facilities are also available.
Our recreation pool can be rented out for events on evenings during the late spring and throughout the summer. The pool, located in the ARC District, is a student favorite, is surrounded by a grassy lawn perfect for poolside lounging. The grounds also feature barbeques located throughout the grounds perfect for summer parties.
Schaal Aquatic Center
Schaal Aquatic Center provides Northern California with a modern setting for competitive swimming, diving, and aquatic sports. This exceptional facility offers spectator seating, diving boards, a movable bulkhead, locker rooms, and a versatile 65-meter x 25-yard pool which can be made to accommodate 8 long course lanes or 24 short course lanes. Those planning aquatic competitions will find that Schaal has all of the essential amenities for aquatic events.