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Campus Recreation offers a comprehensive aquatics program at two pool facilities on campus.

Gabel Pool, located on the west side of campus, offers swimmers a chance to swim laps, work on water fitness, and/or hang out with friends.  Gabel has a locker room, with locker rental available either on a semester basis or annually.  The pool contains 5 lap lanes which are available during all lap swim program times.  During Open Swim times at Gabel, two lap lanes are available at all times.  A variety of equipment is available to check out at Gabel Pool.  Please visit the FAQ page for more info regarding equipment rental/usage.

Anderson Pool, located on the east side of campus, offers swimmers the opportunity to swim laps, participate in water fitness, hang out with friends, and/or use the diving boards.  During Open Swim times at Anderson, 5 lap lanes are available simultaneously with the diving well.  Equipment available at Anderson pool consists of kickboards, pool buoys, and fins. 

Check out our employment page for job descriptions and an application form.

Pool Pass Info and FAQs 
Open & Lap Swim Hours


For more information please contact Ellen Cepele, Aquatics Manager 815-753-9462.

Anderson Pool diving boards are CLOSED during Campus Recreation programming due to safety concerns