New Mexico Tech Swim Center
To complement the "quality of life" on the campus by offering educational and leisure aquatic opportunities in a safe environment.
Hours: Summer Schedule 2015
Swim Center Updates:
** Just a little notice, we will be opening on Friday, however a part isn't working well in our heating system. So the pool water may be a bit cooler than expected. This also means the showers will be luke warm in the locker rooms. 5-26-15
Summer Employment - Now hiring lifeguards for the summer! If interested please go to Auxiliary Services to pick up an application.
Renovations - The Swim Center will open Friday, May 29th at 6:15AM.
Lockers - Registration for new lockers will be on Friday, May 22nd starting at 10:00AM and will last until 2:00PM. If you need to pick up any valuables that were left in lockers you may do so at this time. If you do not sign up for a locker or pick up items that were left in the old lokcers on Friday the 22nd you may NOT do so until the follwoing Tuesday from 10:00-2:00. The lockers will not be installed by these dates however, they will have the same numbering as the previous ones. We are operating on first come first serve. Lockers will still cost the same amount as before, $10.00.
Swim lessons - Registration has not yet opened, the dates we are tentatively looking at for the sessions are June 1st-12th and June 15th-26th. Lessons are dependant upon the number of lifeguards that we have available to teach.
Office hours - The Head Guard will be in on week days from 10:00-2:00, feel free to call or send an e-mail.
If you have comments or suggestions please email the Swim Center.
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.
Evening classes in Water Aerobics are sometimes offered through New Mexico Tech's Community College. For more information please visit the Community Education webpage at http://ced.nmt.edu.
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.
Pool Rental Fee: $80.00 per hour for non affiliated groups and $40.00 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 Auxiliary Services at New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro NM 87801.
For more detailed information please contact the Swim Center at (575) 835-5221.
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.
Individuals wishing to purchase a pass must fill out our Pass Form.pdf