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El Pomar Natatorium

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El Pomar Natatorium

El Pomar Natatorium is the home of one of Denver’s only Olympic-sized swimming pools.

The pool is home to our Denver Pioneers varsity swimming and diving teams, Hilltoppers swimming team and Masters Swim Team.

We offer individual lane or venue rental options for swim meets, kayak clubs, special events and more. The facility also features a hand-painted 19,000-piece ceramic tile mosaic.

Venue features

  • Olympic-sized pool (50 meters by 25 meters)
  • configurations include eight long-course lanes or 17 short-course lanes with a lane width of 9.5 feet
  • competition-grade starting blocks and lane lines
  • removable bulkhead
  • Colorado timing system and scoreboard

Venue capacity

  • grandstand seating for 375 spectators

Contact information

For more information on reserving El Pomar Natatorium, please submit a rental request form, or contact our scheduling and retail manager, Alie Koch, at 303-871-7577, or Alexandra.koch@du.edu.

Submit a rental request form