Open Swim

UB Recreation will open Alumni Arena and Clark Hall on Monday, 2/1/2021. Current UB Students will be able to enjoy modified services and programming from UB Recreation on North and South Campus.

Please visit our Re-Opening Spring 2021 page for updates regarding programming, intramural sports offerings, facility usage, hours of operation and our Reopening Plan.

Please visit our website for updates and Virtual Recreation programming.

Open Swim is for Recreation Members, including current UB Students, Faculty and Staff. Open Swim is not available for Community Members at this time.

Membership is required.

Open Swim/Aquatics Schedule

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Diving Well


The Diving Well is closed until further notice.

Come plunge from the diving towers at Alumni Arena!

The Diving Tower has a 1, 3, 5, 7.5, and 10 meter platforms and is generally open:

  • Saturdays, 2pm-5pm*
  • Sundays, 12pm-3pm*
Diving Well Policies
  • All swimmers in the diving well must pass a swim test prior to swimming.
  • Use of springboards are reserved for diving practices and meets.  (Coaches must be present)
  • Use of 7 Meter and 10 Meter platforms are reserved for diving practices and meets.  (Coaches must be present)
  • Divers must wait for the last diver to clear the entry area before jumping.
  • 1 diver on the diving board at a time.
  • No double bouncing.
  • Divers must jump straight off the board or platform
  • The diving well must be observed by at least 1 lifeguard when swimmers are swimming or diving in the diving well.

*schedule subject to change.


Contact a Professional

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    Nathan Bourke

    Aquatics Director


    93 Alumni Arena

    Phone: 716-645-5599