Aquatics Pavilion (Pools)

Outdoor Pool & Summer Season

Dear Outdoor Pool Member,

Whether you are renewing your membership this year or joining the Friends of Ithaca College pool for the first time, this is designed to give you all the important information to maximize your use of the Ithaca College Outdoor Pool for the 2015 season.

Outdoor Pool Rules

  • Children under 16 years of age must be under continual supervision of an adult.

  • Regulation swim suits are required

  • Diving prohibited in non designated areas

  • Swim aids such as fins, floatation devices, kick boards, must be approved in advance by the guard on duty before use in pool

  • Glass containers & food are prohibited

  • Small children wearing diapers must wear rubber  pants

  • No animal or pets allowed in pool area

  • A valid ID is required to enter pool area

  • No alcoholic beverages in the pool area

  • Guests of members are required to pay $5/day

  • Running is NOT allowed anywhere in the pool area

Guests Policy:
Members of the Outdoor Pool can bring guests to the pool with them.   The cost is $5/day for guests.  Each family may bring up to 4 guests maximum. 

Swim Lessons & Water Aerobics:
We offer swim lessons for all ages and Aqua Zumba for all our outdoor pool members?  Swim lesson information is available online or at the pool office.  Sign-ups should be submited at the pool office.  There is a fee to participate in swim lessons, please see additional information regarding class times, offerings, and cost.

Our Aqua Zumba classes are free for all members, age 13 and older (participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult).  Child care is not provided during these classes.  Please visit the Fitness Center Website for up to date hours /sacl/recsports/fitnesscenter/group_exercise/ 

  • The Outdoor Pool is located in between the Athletics and Events Center and Ithaca College's Fitness Center.

  • The pool is a 6 lane 25 yard pool, with a diving well (no diving boards).  

  • Summer memberships are available.



The Ithaca College Outdoor Pool is open only to Ithaca College students, alumni, faculty/staff and their immediate family and Friends of Ithaca College. The Outdoor Pool is not open to the public.  Valid Ithaca College ID cards or Outdoor Pool membership card MUST be presented in order to gain access to the pool.

All enrolled (matriculating) Ithaca College students have automatic membership at the Outdoor Pool. Family members of students may pay a guest fee to enter the pool, when accompanied by the student.

All benefits eligible faculty/staff of Ithaca College, along with spouses, domestic partners and dependents have automatic membership to the Outdoor Pool. All eligible family members must be listed with the Human Resource Office.
·         Faculty/staff members- must present valid Ithaca College Faculty/staff ID card.
·         Family members under 16 years of age - parents must fill out an Outdoor Pool membership form for the dependents. No ID’s will be issued to dependents under 16 years of age and a parent or guardian MUST accompany them at all times.

Alumni of Ithaca College may purchase a family membership for the Outdoor Pool for $200 or an individual membership for $115. The family membership includes spouses/domestic partners and dependents.

Friends of Ithaca College may purchase a family membership for the Outdoor Pool for $200 or an individual membership for $115. The family membership includes spouses/domestic partners and dependents.
The Friends of Ithaca College are local area residents who work together to strengthen the bond between the community and Ithaca College. They also support a scholarship fund that enables deserving area students to receive an IC education.  For more information on becoming a Friend of Ithaca College, please visit: