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Avery Rec Pool Closure

Starting Monday, February 6, 2023, the Avery Recreation Pool at AOERC will be closed to complete a significant maintenance project that includes installing a new plaster coat and re-doing the underwater lighting. The project may take up to eight weeks and we anticipate re-opening the Avery Recreation Pool for the start of Spring Quarter 2023. 

Pool Update

Until further notice, the shallow end of the Avery Rec Pool will be intermittently closed from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM due to light issues.

Facility Information

Stanford Aquatics provides a safe and inclusive environment for all, and we promote private swim lessons, recreation classes, special events, open rec swim, as well as job opportunities.

Rec Swim is usually offered at two outdoor locations, on the Stanford campus; the Avery Recreation Pool is located on the west side of campus at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center and the Avery Aquatic Center is located on the east side of campus. Due to COVID-19, Rec Swim is only offered at the Avery Rec Pool at the AOERC.

Avery Aquatic Center

235 Sam MacDonald Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 (CLOSED)
Contact: (650) 498-0756

AOERC Avery Recreation Pool

285 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305 (OPEN)
Contact: (650) 498-0756

The Avery Recreation Pool is a 50-meter pool setup in short course yards. The Avery Aquatic Center is a 50-meter pool setup in long course meters or short course yards depending on availability and circumstances.  

Offerings and programs can change each quarter so be sure to check back frequently for any additions or changes. 

Lane Availability 

Aquatics Classes

Winter quarter registration for Aquatics Classes are now open! Take classes such as Beginner – Advanced Swim, Aqua Fitness, and Stroke Refinement.