El Pomar Natatorium

Swim year round in DU’s olympic-sized pool—home to competitive swimmers, leisurely lappers and pool newcomers.


Whether you are looking to swim competitively, get fit or take a leisurely lap in DU’s Olympic-sized pool, a Coors Fitness Center pool membership is for you! Become a pool member today and access the pool during open lap swimming times in both long-course (50 meters) and short-course (25 yards) lane configurations. Membership options begin at $51 per month for members of the Denver community and $43 per month for University of Denver alumni.

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Whether it’s your first time in the pool or you’re looking to refresh your swimming skills, check out our Aquatics instructional programs that are available for all ages and swimming abilities. Our programs can help you learn the basics of swimming through standard curriculum or tailored sessions to fit your specific training needs through group or private lesson options. In addition to instructional swimming programs, our water safety courses teach live-saving skills through the American Red Cross.

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The Ritchie Center and El Pomar Natatorium play host to youth and adult competitive aquatic programs for those with a more skilled aquatics background. Hilltoppers Swimming (TOPS) is a nationally recognized, year-round competitive swim club that gives youth the opportunity to grow technically, physically and mentally in a fun and healthy environment. Both The Masters Swim program and Denver Water Polo Club provide competitive and fitness-fulfilling opportunities for adults and welcome all fitness levels for adults 18 and older. For DU Students, Club Sports aquatics programs offer a way for developing students to participate in programs in the water as active members of the University community.