Upenn Recreation

The Sheerr Pool

Built in 1967, this facility has the capacity to be either 2 short-course pools (25 meters and 25 yards, 12 lanes) or 1 long course pool (50 meters, 6 lanes) and is home to a large recreational population as well as the University’s various club and varsity sports teams.  The Sheerr Pool is equipped with a stair entrance at the shallow end, a handi-accessible chair, and an on-deck dry sauna and shower both of which are located at the deep end.  The pool temperature is kept around 78-80 degrees. Lanes in the Sheerr Pool are designated for slow, medium, and fast-paced swimmers. Circle swimming is expected when there are three or more people sharing a lane.

For the most accurate calendar of pool hours please visit the Facilities Calendar.

Pool Rental Information

Sheerr Pool will be available to rent on a limited basis.

Subscribe to the AQUATICS LISTSERV

If you would like to be updated on the pool schedule, activities, or pool programming consider signing up to receive emails from our newly created aquatics list-serv.

To join the list-serv, email Aquatics Coordinator, Matt Livziey with the following:

Email Address  |  First Name  |   Last Name

Now Hiring!

Campus Rec is now hiring aquatic fitness instructors, swim instructors, and lifeguards. Please visit our employment page to fill out an application today!  We hire for summer only or for a year-round position.

Hours of Operation

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