Closed for the season. Thank you for a great first full season of the Outdoor Pool.
Welcome to the UNH Outdoor Pool. The Outdoor Pool has zero depth entry, swim lanes and plenty of space for free swimming. Increased social space around the pool is a great place to relax when not enjoying the water. New restrooms and bathhouse incorporate a display celebrating the history of the Outdoor Pool.
All Membership & Day passes can be purchased at the Outdoor Pool & HRC during operating hours. For questions call 603-862-2677.
1) What are the cost to use the Outdoor Pool?
Day, Multi Visit Passes & Membership information can be found here.
2) What is the minimum age to enter the pool?
All ages can to use the pool. Guests under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
3) What is the lengths of the Outdoor Pool lanes?
There are 8 lanes that are 25 yards long.
4) Is there a place to change my clothes?
Yes. There is a bathhouse with toilets, showers, and water fountains.
5) Can I bring food and drinks?
Yes. You are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drink - please leave glass containers at home.
6) Can I bring my pet?
Please leave animals at home. Only service dogs are permitted around the pool area - not in the water.
7) How large is the pool?
The UNH Outdoor Pool is the 3rd largest pool in the state with a surface area of 14,355 square feet and 484,191 gallons of water.
8) What is the capacity?
Capacity of the facility is 522.
9) How long is the season?
Season is mid-May through mid-September.
10) Interested in the history?
Check out the four display panels on the bathhouse. Click here for the history of the Outdoor Pool Project.
Woodside Lot - (Best option on weekends until third week of August.)
- Pay & Display. Lot is monitored 7 days/week 7am - 9pm
- Summer parking pass: $50 purchase at the Parking Department
- Durham residents: Free parking pass. Bring your membership card to the Parking Department.
Alumni (D) Lot - (Best option for swim lessons and weekends.) Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm Faculty/Staff Parking only. Free on weekends and after 5pm weekdays until the third week of August.
Edgewood Visitors Lot - Pay & Display 7 days/week 7am - 9pm
H Lot - Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm Faculty/Staff Parking Only. Free on weekends and after 6pm weekdays.
Additional information about parking at UNH Parking Department site.