Open Swim

Open Swim Summer Update

Alumni Arena and Clark Hall Lap Swim Hours have been updated. These hours are in effect Monday, 5/17 – Friday, 6/25 and will change on Monday, 6/28. Changes in hours will be sent out as this date approaches.

Also just a reminder that the Alumni Arena Pool is long course all summer long. Swimmers not comfortable in deep water should take advantage of the lap swimming at the Clark Hall pool.

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