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NMT Physical Recreation

NMT Swimming Center

Summer Season 2023 - Outdoor Hours 

Private Pool Parties (Pool is closed during these times)

Sat 5/27: 11 am - 1 pm

Sun 5/28: 4 pm - 6 pm

Memorial Day Hours Monday 5/29: 6 am - 9 am & 11 am to 7 pm


6 am – 8 am: Lap Swim (reservations needed)

8 am – 9 am: Senior H2O Aerobics (2 lap lanes)

9 am – 11 am: CLOSED

11 am – 2 pm: Lap Swim (reservations needed)

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

Tuesday and Thursday:

6 am – 8 am: Lap Swim (reservations needed)

8 am – 9 am: Senior H2O Aerobics (2 lap lanes)

9 am – 11 am: CLOSED

11 am – 2 pm: Lap Swim (reservations needed)

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

5 pm - 6 pm: Lap Swim (reservations needed)

Saturday and Sunday:

11 am – 2 pm: Lap Swim (reservations needed) 

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



Swimming Lessons 2023

Swim Lesson Flier 

Session 1 is FULL except for Stingrays (intermediate swimmers). Session 2 will open June 12

Click HERE for swimming lessons registration link 

Updated Swimming Center Information

Updated October 6, 2021:


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 (2 lifeguards = 50 swimmers) for all groups. For 51-74 swimmers, an additional $25 is required. For 75 - 100 swimmers, an additional $50 is required. If the group is over 100 swimmers, contact Melissa Begay for pricing.

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

Send the form mentioned above to Melissa Begay Or drop it off at the Recreation and Well-Being Department at New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro NM 87801.
For more detailed information please contact Melissa Begay  at (575) 835-5120.



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: Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. (Senior Water Aerobics)

Email Address-   nmtswim@npe.nmt.edu