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Aquatic and Fitness Center

Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving

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The University of Virginia Aquatic and Fitness Center opened during the summer of 1996. The 98,000 square-foot, $18.5 million complex features an Olympic-sized pool, warm-water pool, whirlpool and sauna, fitness areas and locker rooms, as well as classrooms, a dining area and a bookstore. The 50-meter pool features advanced lane lines and gutters, as well as a short course that ranges from seven to 14 feet in depth.

The Aquatic & Fitness Center Phase II projected was completed in May of 2004. This project added a three-court gymnasium, an indoor walking/running track, additional multipurpose rooms, a cycling room and expanded free weight and cardiovascular exercise areas.

The state-of-the-art facility marks a substantial improvement in training facilities for the Cavaliers, who lacked an Olympic-sized pool in their prior facility. The Aquatic Center provides a further boost to the success of the Cavaliers, previously one of only two teams to finish in the national Top 20 without an Olympic-sized pool.

In the summer of 2009, a 5-meter platform tower was added to the facility, adding a missing piece instrumental to the growth and development of the UVa diving program.

The Aquatic and Fitness Center served as the site for the Men's and Women's ACC Swimming and Diving Championships in 1998, 2001 and 2004.

 


Directions

Aquatic and Fitness Center - Whitehead Road

Google Driving Directions

From the East/West: I-64 to exit 118B (Culpeper-Charlottesville). Take second exit (sign will say University of Virginia Information Center and Business 250 East) and bear right onto Ivy Rd. At second stoplight, turn right on to Alderman Rd. Go 8/10ths of a mile and the Aquatics Center will be on your left.

From the North: Take Route 29 south into Charlottesville (Emmet St.). Turn right at Massie Rd. Go the next stop light and turn left onto Copeley Rd. Stay on Copeley (name will change to Alderman Rd.) for one mile and the Aquatics Center will be on your left side.

From the South: Take Route 29 to Business Route 250 East (sign will say University of Virginia Information Center) and bear right onto Ivy Rd. At second stoplight, turn right on to Alderman Rd. Go 8/10ths of a mile and the Aquatics Center will be on your left.

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