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NMT Physical Recreation

NMT Swimming Center

Pool Hours Fall Semester 2021

The pool will be CLOSED for private rentals on:                                                              Saturday 10/9 from 4 pm to 6 pm                                                                                      Friday 10/15 from 11 am to 5 pm                                                                                        Saturday 10/16 from 2 pm to 5 pm

Closure to install the bubble begins on Saturday 10/23. The pool will reopen on Friday 11/5 at 6 am for lap swim.  


6 am to 8 am - Lap Swim

8 am to 9 am - Senior Water Aerobics (2 lap lanes open)

11 am to 2 pm - Lap Swim

3 pm to 5:30 pm - Open Swim (2 lap lanes open)

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Lap swim


6 am to 8 am - Lap Swim

8 am to 9 am - Senior Water Aerobics (2 lap lanes open)

11 am to 2 pm - Lap Swim

3 pm to 6 pm - Open Swim (2 lap lanes open)


11 am to 2 pm - Lap Swim

2 pm to 6 pm - Open Swim (2 lap lanes open)


Updated Swimming Center Information

Updated October 6, 2021:

Monday - Friday:


The New Mexico Tech Swim Center is available year round for swimming and is free to full time New Mexico Tech students. The pool is 25 yards long and has six lap lines. There are three time periods, morning, noon and evening, designated for lap swimming in addition to two lanes being available for lap swimming during open swimming.

Our Mission

To complement the "quality of life" on the campus by offering educational and leisure aquatic opportunities in a safe environment.

Handicap Facilities

A chair is installed at the side of Tech pool that will raise and lower a handicapped swimmer into the pool. There is also a shower in the men's and women's locker room that is accessible for wheelchair users. 

Facility Rental

Pool Rental Fee: $100.00 per hour for non affiliated groups and $50.00 per hour for New Mexico Tech affiliated groups. 

Individuals wishing to rent the swimming pool must complete a NMT Swim Center Rental Form

Print the form mentioned above. Turn it in to the Swim Center or mail to Physical Recreation at New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro NM 87801.
For more detailed information please contact Melissa Begay  at (575) 835-5120.



Passes (price increase effective July 1, 2021)

Swim Center Passes are available to all NMT Faculty, Staff, Students, Affiliates, & Community Members as well as those who require use of a pool for Medical rehabilitation.

New Mexico Tech Part Time Student Pool Pass and Full Time Student Family Pool Pass

Individuals wishing to purchase a pass must fill out our pass form, the pass form has our raters listed as well. 

Lap Swimming Information

Lap Swim Policy (for minors aged 12 to 17):

Waiver/Disclaimer-Swim Center Form

Swim Center members between the ages of 12 and 17 are eligible to lap swim. A pool waiver with a parent’s signature MUST be on file. Reservations are required for lap swimming under the following conditions:

** Lap lanes are not available for swimmers 12 to 17 years of age during the following times:

Email Address-   nmtswim@npe.nmt.edu