Anteater Aquatics Complex

Aquatics Complex


Opened in 1999, the Anteater Aquatics Complex is home to the UC Irvine men’s and women’s water polo program. This $2.8 million state of the art facility, utilized to develop All-Americans, National Champions, and Olympians, is comprised of a 210’ x 75’ pool large enough to accommodate two water polo matches concurrently, terraced seating for 750 spectators, quality Musco stadium lights, a Daktronics LED scoreboard, and a movable bulkhead.

This facility was built by Swinerton-Walberg and designed by Cannon-Parkin in association with Rowley International, Inc.

UC Irvine pool specifications:

  • Length: 210’
  • Width: 75’1”
  • Surface Area: 15,767 sq. ft
  • Min Depth: 7’0
  • Max Depth: 13’0
  • Volume: 986,000 gallons
  • Bather Load: 788 persons
  • Heating: 5,000,000 BTU/HR
  • Turnover: 2740 GPM with an estimated 6 hour turnover


If you are interested in participating in the UC Irvine Master's swim workout program, please click here to register.  

Start Time End Time Day of the Week
5:45 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Monday - Friday
11:45 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
6:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Saturday

 Parking: Noon and PM parking passes can be purchased at $33/month if purchased by the 20th of the previous month 

  Automatic Renewal Non-Automatic Renewal
  Monthly Quarterly* Annually Monthly Quarterly* Annually
Community Member $65 $175 $620 $70 $190 $620
UCI Faculty / Staff $60 $155 $540 $65 $170 $540
UCI Full-Time Student $20 $55 $190 $25 $60 $190
*Winter Quarter is January 1st- September 30th, Spring Quarter is April 1st-June 30th, 
Summer Quarter is July 1st- September 30th, Fall Quarter is October 1st- December 31st

Checks can be made payable to: UC Regents

For automatic renewal discounts and other additional information, please contact:

Charlie Schober, Masters Swim Coach


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Click here to see the schedule for the Anteater Aquatics Complex. Select Aquatics Complex under Facilities.


Click here for the emergency plan for the Anteater Aquatics Complex