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Located in the Eppley Recreation Center, the Natatorium serves as one of the premier indoor swimming complexes in the region. The Natatorium serves as the primary lap swimming venue for UMD students and RecWell members. This facility also has the ability to host large-scale swim meets and dive competitions along with other aquatic activities such as log rolling tournaments, water based obstacle courses, and water polo.

Facility Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Natatorium 6am - 10pm
6am - 9pm 8a - 9pm 10am - 9pm
Dive Well Closed Closed 10am - 4pm Closed
Sauna Closed Closed Closed Closed
Steam Room Closed Closed Closed Closed
Facility Date Time Event
50-Meter Pool October 9 Closed 10am - 6pm Club Swimming Meet
Natatorium November 12

November 13 - 14
Closed 4pm - 8pm
Potomac Marlins Invite Meet
Natatorium December 2

December 3 - 5
Closed 4pm - 10pm
Turkey Claus Invite Meet
Natatorium December 9

December 10 - 12
Closed 4pm - 10pm
NCAP Invitational Meet
Reduced availability for lap swimming Monday - Thursday 4pm - 8pm Reservations required

RecWell membership or facility rental is required to access the natatorium.

University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) rules and regulations are designed to promote a safe and pleasurable recreation experience for all. They are not intended to be exhaustive. University Recreation & Wellness reserves the right to prohibit behavior which, in the professional judgment of RecWell staff, may place either patrons or RecWell facilities at risk. All students, RecWell members, and guests are responsible for behaving in a safe and appropriate manner and complying with posted and published rules and regulations for facility use.

The Natatorium has the ability to host a variety of large and small events from swim meets to summer camps.  

Due to the high volume of usage of this space, availability is very limited. For more information about rentals for the Natatorium, please contact the RecWell Facility Scheduling Office at or 301-226-4404.

Parking on campus is regulated by UMD’s Department of Transportation Services. Regulations vary based on time of year, time of day, type of parking permit, and special events/construction projects. We recommend viewing DOTS’ parking maps for current accommodations and restrictions.

DOTS Parking Map

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Portrait of Natalie Taylor

Natalie Taylor

Associate Director, Aquatics & Safety
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