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Natatorium

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.

Spring Final Exam & Interim hours are located on the RecWell Alerts page

Facility
Natatorium MON through THURS
6am to 10pm
Friday
6an to 9pm
Saturday
8am to 9pm
Sunday
10am to 9pm
Dive Well MON through THURS
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
12pm to 6pm
Sunday
12pm to 6pm
Sauna MON through THURS
6am to 10pm
Friday
6am to 9pm
Saturday
8am to 9pm
Sunday
10am to 9pm
Steam Room MON through THURS
6am to 10pm
Friday
6am to 9pm
Saturday
8am to 9pm
Sunday
10am to 9pm
Facility Hours effective for summer session I
May 31 to July 10
Natatorium Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm Saturday 8am to 5:30pm Sunday 10am to 5:30pm
Dive Well Closed for the summer
Sauna Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm Saturday 8am to 5:30pm Sunday 10am to 5:30pm
Steam Room Monday through Friday 6am to 8pm Saturday 8am to 5:30pm Sunday 10am to 5:30pm
Facility MON through THURS Friday Saturday Sunday
Natatorium 6am to 10pm 6am to 9pm 8a to 9pm 10am to 9pm
Dive Well Closed Closed 12pm to 6pm 12pm to 6pm
Sauna Closed Closed Closed Closed
Steam Room Closed Closed Closed Closed
Facility MON through FRI SATURDAY SUNDAY
Natatorium 6am to 8:30pm 8am to 5:30pm 10am to 5:30pm
Dive Well 12pm to 6pm 12pm to 6pm
Sauna Closed Closed Closed
Steam Room Closed Closed Closed
Facility Date Time Event
50 - Meter Pool June 2 through June 5 Closed SeaPerch
Natatorium July 14 through 17 Closed PVS LC Open Champs
Natatorium July 21 through 24 Closed PVS 13&O Champs
50 - Meter Pool July 27 10am - 2pm Machine Aquatics
50 - Meter Pool July 28 through August 3 Closed RoboSub

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 recwellreservations@umd.edu 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

Reservations for lap swimming at the Natatorium are required Monday - Thursday from 4pm - 8pm. 

Reservations for lap swim

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Portrait of Natalie Taylor

Natalie Taylor

Associate Director, Aquatics & Safety
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