The Aquatic Center features an 8-lane, 25-yard swimming pool that has both 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards, a co-ed sauna, a 70-square-foot-hot tub, and a spectator gallery with seating for approximately 200.

Matt Emmert
Aquatics Coordinator

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Pool Hours

All swimmers MUST check in with the lifeguards at the first aid desk prior to entry into the pool.

Offered is offered 1 Sunday every month throughout the academic year.  Times vary depending on weekend. $5 per family.

Children 12 &under must be accompanied by an adult with a maximum of 4 children under 12 per one adult. 13 & up can use the pool without an adult.

All participants must sign a waiver before entering the water.

In an effort to provide a stable & safe environment for our students during the upcoming academic year, we have to temporarily suspend our offering of the community lap swim
Lap swim will only be available to members of the RWU Community (Faculty, Staff, & Students)

Roger Williams University is happy to announce that we have partnered with Ripples Swim School in Bristol, RI for all of our ' Learn To Swim ' programs.  RWU swim lessons will now be offered exclusively by Ripples Swim School at their facility right down the road from RWU at 15 Gooding Ave. Bristol, RI.  Please visit their website at for more information on all of  swim programs they offer.

Any questions regarding swim lessons please contact Aquatics Coordinator, Matt Emmert, 401-254-3421