Aquatic Center

The Fairfield University Aquatics Center is an 8-lane 25-meter pool and whirlpool. The Aquatics Center is home to Fairfield University's Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Teams.

  • Pool opens 30 minutes after the RecPlex facility officially opens
  • Pool closes 30 minutes before the RecPlex facility closure
  • Open swim is not permitted during any swim meets
  • University swim teams have separate locker rooms
  • Pool is ADA accessible
  • Pool has one 3 meter diving board and two 1 meter boards
  • Members may rent lockers online with an additional fee
  • Personal locks may be used daily, while in the facility
  • Usage of personal locks, left overnight, is not permitted and risk removal

Membership open swim

Pool availability for open swim is subject to change. Open swim can be canceled due to swim team's schedule changes, lifeguard staffing and/or mechanical facility maintenance. The Department of Recreation strongly urges our patrons to confirm the open swim schedule prior to arriving on site. Up to date information is available by calling our reception desk at 203-254-4141. Please remember the pool and deck areas must be free from all activity 30 minutes prior to the facility closure. Pool area activity is permitted 30 minutes after the facility officially opens.

Pool opens 30 minutes after facility opening and closes 30 minutes prior to facility closure. See below facility schedule.

RecPlex Facility Schedule

2018 Summer Hours of Operation May 10 - August 24

Monday - Friday                     6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday                               9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday                                 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

5/26          Saturday              Closed - Memorial Day Weekend
5/27          Sunday                Closed - Memorial Day Weekend
5/28          Sunday                Closed - Memorial Day Weekend

7/4            Wednesday          Closed - 4th of July

Aquatics Center - 2018 Summer Hours of Operation May 10 - August 19
Pool opens 30 minutes after facility opening and closes 30 minutes prior to facility closure.
Pool open swim schedule is subject to change based on University summer programs and sport camps.

We highly recommend patrons call the RecPlex to receive the most up to date information about pool hours.

Building - 2017-18 Academic Year Hours of Operation Through May 9th

Monday through Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Hours our subject to change.
Call the RecPlex at (203) 254-4141

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