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Athletics & Recreation

U of R Athletics

Due to 3 home swim meets coming up, we will be changing the Rec Swimming Schedule on the following dates:  

Friday, October 21st : Rec Swimming from 8:30pm-10:30pm is Cancelled

Saturday, October 22nd: Rec Swimming will be moved to 6pm-7:30pm

Saturday, October 29th: Rec Swimming will be moved to 6pm-7:30pm

*If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Aquatics at 275-7948.

Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center

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Home of Yellowjacket Women's and Men's Swimming and Diving, Masters Swim ProgramClub Sports and Open Recreation

Aquatic Center Hours

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:

Pool Rules

To ensure a comfortable and safe atmosphere for all patrons, please be courteous and respectful to others at the Goergen Athletic Center.

Masters Swimming
Training for R club members to participate in competitive swimming and triathlon preparation
Monday & Wednesday from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM and Sunday from 10:30am- 12:00pm.
For more information please contact Dominic Ziolek at




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