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Adult Aquatics

Ritchie Center

Adult Aquatics

Swim year round in DU’s indoor Olympic-sized pool.

El Pomar Natatorium—the Ritchie Center’s 17-lane, 30,000-square-foot pool—is home to competitive swimmers, leisurely lappers and pool newcomers. The Natatorium is also a focal point for many members of the Coors Fitness Center, which offers a pool-only membership.


Masters Swim Team (The Aquaholics)

The Masters Swim program brings together those who enjoy competitive and fitness-fulfilling swimming.

For about $50 a month ($25 if you’re a student), you’ll train, compete with and have the chance to swim alongside nationally recognized athletes for this U.S. Masters Swim team. The Masters Swim program is also great for triathletes looking to prepare for the swimming portion of a race.

If you’re 18 or older and meet our prerequisites, join the team!

Lap Swimming

If you hold a Coors Fitness Center or pool-only membership, you can swim laps in the Natatorium during our scheduled lap-swimming sessions.

Use your membership to bring a friend for $10—a $5 discount off the regular drop-in fee.

Lap swim is open to those 15 and older.

Learn to Swim

If competitive swimming isn’t for you, but you still want to work out in the pool, our adult Learn to Swim program is ideal. Whether you’re a late-in-life learner or are looking for a refresher, the Learn to Swim program will help you learn the basics.