Swimming Pool

The College pool is available for family swims, lap swimming, college swims (Tompkins Cortland students only), water aerobics and swim lessons.

Fall 2022 Hours 

Upcoming closures:
November 23 - 27
December 17 - January 8, 2023

The pool will be closed on any day the College is closed.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

10 - 11 a.m. Water Aerobics
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lap Swim 
5 - 7 p.m. Open Swim (Mondays and Wednesdays only)

Tuesdays and Thursdays

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lap Swim
4 - 5 p.m. Water Aerobics


10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Open Swim


Current Tompkins Cortland Students:

College Employees: 
$2 per swim or $30 for a 20-swim punch card
Community Members:
$3 per swim or $45 for a 20-swim punch card
Water Aerobics:  
$5 per class or $30 for 10-class punch card

group of swimmers participating in water aerobics


October 13 - November 15
Tuesdays and Thursday (10 total classes)

5:30 - 6:15 p.m. | Level 1 and 2
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. | Level 3 and 4

Lessons cost $85 and include a total of 10 classes. Lessons are available for children 4 years and older, all levels of swimming.

Registration application - please note, registration is not guaranteed until receipt is confirmed

Contact Alfred Okaru, Recreation and Aquatics Coordinator, for more information. AOO@tompkinscortland.edu

Tompkins Cortland Pool Represented at Empire State Senior Games

Three members of the College's swimming community took part in the 2019 Empire State Senior Games in Cortland. Doris Fuchs, Thomas Payne, and Susanna Van Sant each swam in multiple events and combined to win 10 medals, including 6 golds. Congratulations!

Swimmers who participated in 2019 ESG - Doris Fuchs, Tom Payne, Susanna Van Sant


Special Event Usage

The College pool is available for group rentals at a fee of $85 for three hours, which includes one and a half hours of private pool use and one and a half hours in lower brick area of the cafeteria for snacks and gatherings. Our facility is accessible to people with disabilities. Parties are limited to 20 participants.

The brick area, located in the cafeteria in front of the College Student Center and under the stairway, is available for parties at no additional charge (with pool rental). Call Alfred Okaru at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4495 or Mick McDaniel, director of Athletics and Recreation, at Ext. 4492, for more information. Calls will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday when the College is open. Messages left after those hours may not be heard until the next business day.