Western Michigan University
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium

Pool Rental

Make a splash by renting Gabel Natatorium's pool for your next party or special event.

Western Michigan University will provide the lifeguards, life jackets and water-toys during your rental. The pool's deep end and diving boards are available for participants that pass a swimming test.

Online Pool Rental Inquiry Form

Add another level of excitement and fun by reserving either of these great water-toys:

The Wibit

The Wibit

This water based obstacle course adds a new level of fun and excitement to pool rentals.

 

The Rock

The Rock

This climbable water-toy adds even more challenge and fun to the swimming experience.

 

Pool rental packages

Check out our great pool rental packages for your next celebration, event or gathering.

Basic Package  |  Rock Package  |  Wibit Package  |  Combo Package

Basic Package—$115 per hour

Our basic package pool rental 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.
  • Two lifeguards—Maximum 40 participating swimmers.
  • Optional Back Lobby Use—For one hour immediately following your pool time, our back lobby can serve as a great area for pizza, cake, or presents for your event. We will set up the tables and chairs and ask that you kindly return the area to the condition you found it in. NOTE: This is not a private area and can be included as a free, complementary service.

*Participants must pass swimming test.


Rock Package—$145 per hour

Our Rock package pool rental includes:

  • The Rock*—inflatable climbing wall and slide anchored in diving well (must pass swim test).
  • 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.
  • Three lifeguards—Maximum 60 participating swimmers.
  • Optional Back Lobby Use—For one hour immediately following your pool time, our back lobby can serve as a great area for pizza, cake, or presents for your event. We will set up the tables and chairs and ask that you kindly return the area to the condition you found it in. NOTE: This is not a private area and can be included as a free, complementary service.

*Participants must pass swimming test.


Wibit Package—$190 per hour

Our Wibit package pool rental includes:

  • The Wibit—42' x 6' inflatable obstacle course. Set up races, relays, and more!
    Please note: Participants can wear lifejackets if needed and parents can also go through course with their child.
  • 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.
  • Three lifeguards—Maximum 60 participating swimmers.
  • Optional Back Lobby Use—For one hour immediately following your pool time, our back lobby can serve as a great area for pizza, cake, or presents for your event. We will set up the tables and chairs and ask that you kindly return the area to the condition you found it in. NOTE: This is not a private area and can be included as a free, complementary service.

*Participants must pass swimming test.


Combo Package—$235 per hour

Our combo package pool rental includes:

  • The Wibit—42' x 6' inflatable obstacle course. Set up races, relays, and more!
    Please note: Participants can wear lifejackets if needed and parents can also go through course with their child.
  • The Rock*—inflatable climbing wall and slide anchored in diving well (must pass swim test).
  • 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.
  • Four lifeguards—Maximum 80 participating swimmers.
  • Optional Back Lobby Use—For one hour immediately following your pool time, our back lobby can serve as a great area for pizza, cake, or presents for your event. We will set up the tables and chairs and ask that you kindly return the area to the condition you found it in. NOTE: This is not a private area and can be included as a free, complementary service.

*Participants must pass swimming test.


For more information on pool rental and availability please submit an online inquiry or contact Kyle Oberhill at (269) 387-2550.

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