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Highlands Natatorium


The New Mexico Highlands University Natatorium reopened on September 7, 2021 for lap swimming only.

Lap swimming: The lap pool is available to the NMHU community (faculty/staff/students), and to the public for limited individual appointments.

Lap swimming appointments are for one hour. There will be a maximum of 3 appointments per hour.

To make an appointment, you must call the NMHU Natatorium at 505-454-3073 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Reservations for Monday mornings must be made in advance on the Friday before the reservation. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance and will be on a first come, first served basis. COVID-19 screening questions must be answered when making your reservation.

Fees: All NMHU faculty, staff, and students have free access to the natatorium. All other patrons that want access to the pool for lap swimming must pay for a pass at the NMHU business office. Please ask the natatorium manager about the monthly pass or semester pass.

Only those with reservations will be allowed inside the facility at their appointment time. No walk-ins, visitors or children will be permitted to enter.

Monday:
7 – 10 a.m.
3 – 6 p.m.

Tuesday:
7 – 10 a.m.
3 – 6 p.m.

Wednesday:
7 – 10 a.m.
3 – 6 p.m.

Thursday:
7 – 10 a.m.
3 – 6 p.m.

Friday:
7 – 10 a.m.
3 – 6 p.m.

Everyone must adhere to safe COVID-19 safety protocols:

  • You must wear a proper face mask when on campus (except when in the water).
  • Maintain at least 6 feet social distancing.
  • Patrons are encouraged to come wearing their swim attire; however, bathrooms and locker rooms are available.
  • You will be asked COVID-19 screening questions when making your reservation.
  • As stated in NMED regulations 7.18.4 NMAC section 1E; bathers must take a cleansing shower before entering the pool.
  • Please bring your own drinking water.
  • Leave promptly after your session has ended.
  • Please respect the facility manager and lifeguards on duty and adhere to their guidelines.

 

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