POOL

The Soderholm Family Aquatic Center at the Nicholas Recreation Center is home to a 50-meter pool, which can be converted to two 25-yard pools, and a 25-yard diving well. The competition pool and diving well are both 25 yards wide.

Pool Diving Well
Temperature 81°F
27°C
85°F
29°C
Depth 8.8 – 9.8 feet
(2.6 – 2.9 meters)
17 feet
(5.2 meters)

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Soderholm Family Aquatic Center
797 W Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706

Daily Schedules

POOL DEPTH

Please note: the pool depth is between 8-9 feet and there is currently no shallow water area. We are waiting to install a movable pool floor, which will allow us to offer shallow depths, but the installation is delayed due to the pandemic.

Live Pool Usage

Nick Pool

OPEN REC SWIMMING

FALL HOURS

August 30 – December 23
Monday 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Tuesday 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Wednesday 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Thursday 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Friday 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Saturday – Sunday 11am – 7:30pm
Open Rec Diving: 11am – 1pm

ADJUSTED HOURS

Sunday, September 12 3:30 – 7:30pm
Saturday, October 2 CLOSED
Sunday, October 3 4:30 – 7:30pm
Friday, October 8 11am – 2pm

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

November 24 – 28
November 24 11am – 2pm
November 25 CLOSED
November 26 11am – 2pm
November 27 11am – 5:30
November 28 11am – 5:30

FINAL EXAM WEEK

December 17 – 23
December 17 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
December 18 11am – 7:30pm
December 19 11am – 7:30pm
December 20 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
December 21 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2:00pm
5 – 8:30pm
December 22 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
December 23 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm

WINTER BREAK

December 24 – January 23
Monday 11am – 2pm
5 – 7:30pm
Tuesday 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm
5 – 7:30pm
Wednesday 11am – 2pm
5 – 8:30pm
Thursday 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm
5 – 7:30pm
Friday 11am – 2pm
11am – 2:00pm
5 – 7:30pm
Saturday – Sunday 11am – 5:30pm

ADJUSTED HOURS

December 24 – December 26 CLOSED
December 30 6:15 – 7:30am
11am – 2pm
December 31 – January 2 CLOSED

OPEN REC DIVING

On weekends, diving boards are open for public use. Please note that diving platforms require supervision and are not available during Open Rec Diving.

HOURS

August 30 – December 23
Saturday – Sunday 11am – 1pm

ADJUSTED HOURS

Saturday, October 2 CLOSED
Sunday, October 3 CLOSED