Aquatics Frequently Asked Questions

Are all aquatics facilities open?
Taishoff is currently the only aquatics facility open. During operation hours members will be limited to up to three (3) people per lane. Hours of operation can be found on the Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion facility page.

Are there time restrictions to my workout?
Participants are able to reserve one (1) 60 minute block of time at a time. Reservations must be made online prior accessing Taishoff. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Reservations will be managed through MyRec. Learn more about MyRec here.

How do I access the pool?
Access to Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion will be through the Wilson Recreation Center front doors. Once there, you will bring your Duke ID, swipe for access, and follow additional direction from staff.

How do I cancel a reservation?

  1. In MyRec, click on your photo (top-right)
  2. Select PROFILE
  3. Click PROGRAMS > REGISTRATIONS
  4. On the registration you want to cancel, click the MORE symbol (3 dots) at the far-right
  5. Click CANCEL REGISTRATION

Do I have to wear a mask while recreating in Taishoff?
Per university guidelines, all individuals will be required to wear face masks in all Duke-owned buildings until further notice. This requirement applies to all students, faculty, staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status.

How will social distancing protocol be enforced in aquatics spaces?
Access will be limited to up to 3 individuals per lane during any given 60 minute block. Individuals may be asked to start on opposite ends of the pool to maintain social distancing.

How will spaces and equipment be sanitized?
All high touch areas will be cleaned hourly by Duke Aquatics staff. The aquatics pavilion will also be cleaned daily.