Coronavirus Information

We understand the campus directives about remote learning raises some questions. Student Affairs has created and will be updating a page with frequently asked questions for students. Also, learn about  the ARC closure and Campus Recreation spring registration.


Two teams of people playing inter-tube water polo in the pool.


The Rec Pool and all programming is on hold until further notice. 

Whether you want to improve your fitness or relax in the sun, Campus Recreation has a pool for you. Swimming can provide a full-body, cardiovascular workout, while also improving endurance, posture and muscle strength. From the fitness novice to the performance athlete, swimming is an excellent low-impact exercise option for any individual. If you would rather lounge by the pool, our facilities also offer a relaxing, easy-going environment to escape those stressful days. Whatever your preference, Campus Recreation offers outstanding opportunities at Hickey Pool and Recreation Pool.

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The Rec Pool has a PAL user-operated lift. If you have any questions please contact

The Department of Campus Recreation is committed to making its programs accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to participate in a class because of a disability, please contact the Campus Recreation Administrative Office at 530-752-1730 at least four weeks prior to the event or activity with information regarding the requested accommodation.

Free Parent Passes

To learn about free Parent Passes for UC Davis parents and guardians click here.

Pool Reservations

For information on reserving either Hickey Pool or the Rec Pool, head here.


For general inquiries, please call the Rec Pool Facility at (530) 752-2691 or email

Campus Closure Policy: If the University cancels academic classes (closes campus), we will likely cancel all recreational programming and close certain facilities, etc. Efforts will be made to reschedule canceled classes/activities once campus re-opens. No refunds or prorations for a membership or canceled classes/activities will be issued.