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Campus Recreation
University of Mississippi


Natatorium Information

Length and Width: 70 yards by 20 yards

Depth: 3.5 feet – 13 feet

Water Temperature: 83-84 degrees throughout the year

Bulkheads: Two stainless steel bulkheads which are moveable

Water Capacity: Approximately 705,000 gallons

Filtration: Diatomaceous Earth

Chlorination System: PPG Accu-Tab Chlorinator

Control of pH: Muriatic Acid

Pool Dimensions with Bulkheads in non-meet positions:

  • East Pool – 25 yards by 20 yards, 9 feet – 13 feet
  • Center Pool – 25 yards by 20 yards, 4.5 feet – 8 feet
  • West Pool – 20 yards by 20 yards, 3.5 feet – 4 feet


Natatorium Policies

  • Proper swim attire is required, reference the image below for approved swim attire.

  • Swimming is permitted only when the pool is officially open and a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Lifeguards and Natatorium staff have the authority to enforce all pool rules. Patrons who repeatedly violate the rules or reasonable requests of the staff may be ejected from the facility.
  • Children under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent /guardian at all times.
  • Only Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices are allowed in the pool.  Noodles, balls, or other toys may only be used for recreation.
  • Children who are not toilet trained must wear swim diapers.
  • Running, rough play, and personal conduct endangering the safety of self or others is prohibited.
  • Dives in 5 feet or less sections of the pool, backward dives, and or flips are not allowed.
  • Swimming under the bulkhead, hanging on lane lines and prolonged underwater swimming or breath holding, is not permitted.
  • Gum and Band-Aids must be deposited in the trash before entering the water.
  • Glass containers are not permitted in Natatorium.
  • All injuries should be reported immediately to the lifeguard.

Please be conscious of others. Do not swim if you have: skin lesions, sores, or inflamed eyes, mouth, nose, or ear discharge, carrying communicable disease or having any type of bandage, adhesive tape, etc., on your body.

Patrons are expected to exhibit proper conduct and to respect the rights of others at all times. Engaging in unacceptable, unsafe, or inappropriate behavior/language towards an employee of Campus Recreation or Campus Recreation patron may result in the loss of facility privileges.

In the event of an emergency, the pool will be cleared. The signal for this will be one long blast of a lifeguard’s whistle.