Competition Pool

State-of-the-Art Pool for Lap Swimming, Teams, and Fun

Our 11 lane, 8 foot deep, competition and training pool is 25 meters by 25 yards and provides both competitive and recreational lap swimmers with an ideal environment. We maintain the pristine water at 78-80 degrees. We offer programs for all levels of swimmers including a Masters swim program, a competitive swim team for all age children, Red Cross courses, adult and child swim lessons and we host a number of USS Swim meets throughout the year. Our elevated bleacher section can hold 400 spectators. Rental arrangements for schools, swim teams, and social groups can be made.

“Best pool in the State of Vermont – and the surrounding area. The pool is spotless, clean , obviously well maintained.”  –Happy Swimmer


Weekdays 5:00am-7:30pm
Saturday 6:30am-4:00pm
Sunday 7:30am-3:00pm


Pool closes 15 minutes early

Pool Rules


Competition Pool Swim Test for Children 13 and Younger

Patrons 13 years and under must pass a swim test provided by a UVAC lifeguard in order to swim alone in the competition pool. The swim test is as follows:

  • Swim one length of the pool
  • Tread Water for 1 Minute
  • Swim an additional length of the pool, back to where the patron began.

Demonstrate one or more of the following strokes during the swim test

  • Front Crawl
  • Back Crawl
  • Elementary Backstroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Sidestroke

The patron passes the swim test

  • The patron may use the competition pool while a parent or guardian is on the competition pool deck
  • The swim test will be documented as a “pass” and signed by the lifeguard who administered it.

The patron does not pass the swim test

  • The patron may use the competition pool so long as a parent or guardian is in the water with them.
  • The swim test must be documented as a “fail” and signed by the lifeguard who administered it.


  • What are my Day Pass Benefits?
    • Access to the Splash Park, *Fitness Center, and Competition Pool (*some age restrictions apply)
    • +70 FREE weekly Fitness Classes (ages +16)
    • Access to KidZone childcare service for your child for a small additional fee
    • Use of the outdoor trails and basketball court
    • Family change room
    • Lockers
    • FREE Wifi
    • Poolside Café for lunch or dinner
  • Which locker rooms should I use if I have children?
    Each locker room has a side specifically for care providers and children:

    • Girls and Women and one for Adult Women ONLY(+14)
    • Boys and Men and one for Adult Men ONLY (+14)
    • Family Locker Room: If you have children over the age of 5 of the opposite sex, please use the Family Locker Room off the fitness center.
    •  Children of the opposite sex 6 years of age and older are not allowed in the locker rooms. No child should ever be in the adult side.
  • What should I bring for the day?
    • Bathing suit, towel, goggles, soap for showering off. If you forget one, we sell them.
    • Adult guests should bring a current Valid ID
    • US Coast Guard approved flotation device. Flotation devices are provided in the Splash Park on a first come first served basis. Non-approved devices will not be allowed.
    • Lock for locker. We do sell locks for your convenience.
    • Money for the café or ATM card for ATM machine provided for your convenience
    • Cell phones- Please use them in the lobby and bleacher areas only. Cell phones have cameras and should not be used at all in the locker rooms for this reason.
  • Age Requirements for Children Using PoolsChildren 13 years and under must be supervised at all times by a PAYING PARENT or GUARDIAN who is 18 years or older. The only exception is if the child is participating in an ORGANIZED UVAC PROGRAM where we provide the extra supervision, like swim team. Children seven years and under, must be accompanied by adult in the water with the child within arms reach.
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