Attention! The Goergen Athletic Center will CLOSE on Wednesday 11/26 at noon and will remain closed 11/27, 11/28, and 11/29 for Thanksgiving Break. We will reopen SUNDAY 11/30 at 5 pm, resuming normal hours of operation.
Open swim will be held 6:30-8:30am only on Wednesday 11/26 and will re-open for Sunday Splash on 11/30 at 8:30pm.
Mon & Wed: 6:30 AM–8:30 AM, 11 AM–2 PM, 8:30 PM–10:30 PM
Tues & Thurs: 11 AM–1 PM, 4:30 PM–6:30 PM
Fri: 6:30 AM–8:30 AM, 11 AM–2 PM
Sat: Noon–3 PM
Sun: Noon–3 PM, 8:30 PM–10:30PM Sunday Splash*
*Sunday Splash- 8:30-10:30pm we take down the lanes for a recreational pool time with music and games.
Thanksgiving Break: Open swim will be held 6:30-8:30am only on Wednesday 11/26. No open swim 11/27, 11/28/, 11/29.
11/30: The Aquatic Center will re-open for Sunday Splash at 8:30pm.
Housed in the Goergen Athletic Center, the Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center was named form Roman Leo Speegle and Hazel Wilbraham, two of the exemplary teachers in Rochester's vibrant history. Speegle an exemplary coach and teacher at the University (1926 - 1963), will long be remembered for his warmth and good spirit and for the sportsmanship and skill he represented and passed on to generations of students. Wilbraham teacher and friend at the University (1927 - 1957), will be remembered for her vibrant personality and unquenchable honor made life in the cooperative dormitories and on the playing fields an unforgettable part of her students' education. The Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center has been the home pool of over 100 All-American honorees from the University of Rochester men's and women's swimming and diving teams.
The Aquatic Center had the honor of hosting the inaugural University Athletic Association (UAA) swimming and diving championships in 1987-88 and is a regular host site for the Liberty League Championships. In the summer of 2012, the pool underwent a major renovation including a re-surfacing of the pool, updated locker rooms, and a state of the art filtration system. Features of the Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatics Center include:
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