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Niners enjoying out beautiful outdoor leisure pool.
Indoor Pool Open Swim
  • Location bottom floor of UREC
  • Accessibility open year around
  • Features 4 lap lanes, 2 half basketball courts, 1 volleyball net, vortex pool, etc.
Outdoor Pool Open Swim
  • Location bottom floor of UREC
  • Accessibility Open mid April - mid October (open dates may vary pending weather)
  • Features lounge chair shallow access, full water volleyball court
Swim Lessons & Safety Courses
  • UREC offers Swim Lessons with experienced and certified instructors.
  • UREC offers Safety Courses in lifeguarding and first aid/cpr/aed.

Sunscreen dispensers on the outdoor pool deck were made possible by Students Against Melanoma, a student organization here at UNC Charlotte? Check out more information!

Log Rolling

DROP-IN Whenever! 

This is a drop-in activity where participants can request access from lifeguards on duty. You can do it by yourself, with a friend, or a group. Look out for some competitions during the Fall and Spring semesters (Mens - Beginner & Advanced; Women’s - Beginner & Advanced Categories).

Dark Mode

9:00 - 10:00pm

Need to give your body and mind a break? Come swim at the indoor pool during Dark Mode! The pool deck lights are off, but the water is lit up for a fun dark mode swim.


Swim Lessons relaunched for Spring 2024!

Check out our packages and pricing here. We offer private and semi-private lessons, and we are looking forward to serving you. Currently, all of our instructors are booked out, but we will be releasing a waitlist soon! Get your name in while you still can!

Check out our swim lessons.

Because hours can fluctuate based on staffing availability please check pool schedule frequently. We will have daily hours appear on the home screen on the right panel as well as "next seven day hours" on the hours page.



Pull Buoy
Swim Caps
Floating Fins
Swim Towel
Lounge Chairs
Picnic Tables



Out indoor pool features lap lanes, half basketball courts, a vortex, a volleyball net, and open swim.
UREC Indoor Pool

Th indoor pool includes a maximum depth of 5 feet, 4 lap lanes, 2 underwater half basketball courts, vortex features to swim against the current, and zero-entry ramp to provide easy entry for our pool access chair.

Our outdoor pool is a great place to gather with friends.
UREC Outdoor Pool

The outdoor pool has a leisure space with in-water lounge chairs as well as space to play a friendly game of pool volleyball. There are picnic tables, umbrellas, and sunscreen dispensers!

the yor r fielding aquatic center in the belk gym complex
The Roy R. Fielding Aquatic Center

The Roy R. Fielding Aquatic Center in Belk Gym includes the pool, which measures 25-meters by 25-yards with the deepest part being 13 feet deep. It is home to practices for Swim Club and Water Polo Club. Special programming and events are offered in this pool on select days and times.

Fielding was a fixture at UNC Charlotte from 1977 through his retirement, serving as lecturer, aquatics director and senior lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology.