Aquatic Center

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The Aquatic Center at San Jose State University is one of the largest outdoor pools in California, featuring daily lap swimming, recreational swimming, and diving boards. The pool is accessible for currently enrolled SJSU Students with a valid Tower ID card, SJSU Faculty/Staff and community members. A day use pass or membership may be purchased by SJSU Faculty/ Staff and community members.


Notice: The aquatic center is open during construction


Pool Use (see our policy page for a complete list of rules)

  • Appropriate Swim Attire must be worn in the pool - this EXCLUDES street clothes.
  • Only rash guard/swim suit material is allowed
  • There are no exceptions.  
  • Only Coast Guard approved floatation devices allowed
  • There are no arm floaties, floating rafts or pool noodles allowed


Fall Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED until March 2015

Special Holiday Hours:

Mon, Nov 24: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tues, Nov 25: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed, Nov 26: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thurs, Nov 27: CLOSED
Fri, Nov 28: CLOSED

Last day for Fall semester is December 17th! We will be CLOSED beginning Thursday, December 18, 2014 thru Sunday, January 4th, 2015. We will re-open on Monday, January 5, 2015 with Winter session operational hours.

*CLOSED: Thursday, December 18. 2014-Sunday, January 4, 2015.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: The winter break closure is routine and will not be eligible for credit back onto membership. The Aquatic Center is not responsible for returning these days due to closure as stated on your membership agreement. Please plan your membership dates accordingly.



Facility Information

Aquatic Center Description
Membership and Daily Fees
Aquatic Center Layout
Maps and Directions
Locker Rooms: Effective July 22, 2011 the lockers in the Aquatic Center and Sport Club are now all “bring your own lock”. There are no longer coin operated lockers for use. Please see the front desk staff at either facility if you are interested in renting a locker.

Quick Links

Reservation Information
Policy & Rules
Currently not accepting applications

Spartan Rec Connect

Contact Information

Aquatic Center
408 924 6341 Office
408 924 6399 Fax

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One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0201
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