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We are closed for annual maintenance as of Thursday, July 22, 2021.  Our expected reopen date for Recreation Swim is Monday, August 23, 2021.  Lap swim will resume in fall semester without lane reservations. Fall semester hours have been updated on our website. 

Face coverings for vaccinated individuals are optional. Individuals who are not vaccinated must wear a face covering at all times, other than swimming or showering. 


Opened in 1989 and located adjacent to the Johnson Center‚ the Lancaster Aquatic Center offers indoor swimming to the UK community and eligible BCTC students. During our hours of Recreational Lap Swim‚ we provide up to 22 lanes for lap swimming. This facility is open to UK faculty‚ staff‚ and students with UK identification. Spouses and family members of the UK community are permitted to purchase passes. Cooper Drive Veterans Administration employees and BCTC Cooper Drive employees are eligible for access with proper identification.

LAC will provide Recreational Lap Swim with a lane reservation policy. However, you can arrive without a reservation, but please note you must comply with our reservation constraints.

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