The Aquatic Center

To protect the health and safety of everyone in our community, UW Health Center for Wellness at The American Center is suspending all Aquatic Center activities, passes and access. All current Aquatic Center passes affected by this suspension will be extended accordingly.


The Aquatic Center at UW Health at The American Center offers the full range of swimming services including lap swimming, classes that can help you improve your fitness level, as well as private swimming lessons.


Our Pools


The Aquatic Center features two pools:

  • A 25-yard, four-lane lap pool used for swim performance training, team activities and lap swimming. Lap pool has a ramp for wheelchairs.
  • A 90-degree warm water pool for fitness classes and physical therapy. The pool has a ramp for wheelchair access as well as a lift for individuals with disabilities.

Pool Passes


The Aquatic Center's warm water pool provides a fun and safe environment for low impact exercise with reduced strain on joints.Pool passes allow independent use of both pools. Individuals may purchase a one-day pass or a month (30-day) pass. Anyone can use a pool pass or take a class.


Learn More: One-Day Pass (pdf) • Month Pass (pdf)


Purchase a pool pass online


Note: Pool passes are not available or valid at the Research Park Aquatic Center.


Aquatic Center Classes at The American Center


Use our online class registration tool to search for current classes. Hint: Use the Aquatics option in the Activities dropdown, and further filter your results by selecting The American Center from the Location carat.



The Aquatic Center offers performance training for swimmers looking to improve their stroke and technique.



Swimming Performance Programs


The Aquatic Center helps competitive swimmers improve their strokes and their times. We work with high school and college swimmers, coaches and teams and use state-of-the-art equipment to hone your strokes, starts and turns.


Performance Pool Rental Information (pdf)



Aquatic Center at Research Park


The UW Health Sports Medicine Center's Aquatic Center has two distinct pools to meet the fitness and rehabilitative needs of our members, class participants and patients. Learn more about the facilities and programs at Research Park