Western Michigan University
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium

Open Swim

Western Michigan University's Gabel Natatorium opens its pool to both the WMU and Kalamazoo community during the weekend. Open swim includes:

  • Pool toys—beach balls, foam noodles, diving rings, etc. (toys must stay in shallow end).
  • Diving well*—one meter and three meter high dive springboard diving boards.
  • Lanes for lap swim
  • Lifeguards

All children aged 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult. Unsupervised children will not be permitted into the facilities.

Cancellation hotline (269) 387-3046

Weekend swim

$3 WMU students (w/ Bronco ID) Children-12 and under.
$4 Adults (13 yrs. and older)

Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Scheduled Times:
  • Saturday, 5–7 p.m.
  • Sunday, 3–5 p.m.
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