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University Swimming

Rutgers, Busch Campus

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If you can't take the heat go to the pool

USAI is an outdoor pool club in Piscataway, NJ

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Pool Membership

Membership is for Faculty, Staff, and Alumni at Rutgers and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Family, Couples and Single membership options available
Current Students are not eligible.
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View 2023 Pool Calendar (pdf)

View 2022 Swim Team Information
View USAI Rules (updated 2022)


Piscataway, NJ

Located on Rutgers University's Busch Campus in a secluded wooded grove near the Visitor Center – Maps and Directions


OPEN June 10 to Labor Day - 2023

Join our mailing list or email if you are interested in joining for the 2023 season.

COVID Policies and Protocols

USAI will follow the state and local policies for operation of swimming clubs, requiring safety practices as outlined by executive orders or statute, and encouraging practices that help protect against the spread of COVID 19 on site.

View USAI COVID-19 Protocols (6/2/2022)


- The pool be be open June 10 to Sept. 4, 2023

- 2023 Calendar and membership info has been posted to the website- Renew by May 19, 2023!


Our Pool

(USAI) is an outdoor pool club and has been in operation since 1962.

The main pool is "L" shaped with a diving board and lap lanes. There is a separate kiddie pool. We have swimming lessons and an active age group competitive swim team.

Club members enjoy grilling in our shaded picnic area and playing tetherball, volleyball, and other sports on the grassy field.


USAI Swim School
Swim Lessons and Programs for All
Competitive Summer Swim Team for Children
Lap Lanes/Adult Only Swim

Now Hiring - Lifeguards, Desk Attendants

Our Hours

Opening day:
Saturday, June 10, 2023

Monday - 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tues-Fri - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm*
(June 23, 30 & July) / 8:00 pm closing rest of season
Saturday - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
 (June 24  & July) / 8:00pm closing rest of season
Sunday - 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
(June 25 & July)/ 8:00 pm closing rest of season

Special Events

Hours may vary for special events; View the event calendar for schedule changes.
* Pool will be on delayed weekday schedule, 1:00 - 8:00 pm, during the first and last weeks of the season.

Extended June/July Hours

** Pool will stay open until 9 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in June/July. On these nights the bath house will close at 9:15 p.m. and the grounds at 9:30 p.m.

Swim Meets

Regular members can't use the pool during swim meets but please COME CHEER THE KIDS ON and buy lunch at the pool. You can be the first in the pool after the meet! We promise!

Why Join the pool? Get Fit. Stay Cool. Relax with friends, coworkers, and family.

Featured Events

Open House 2023Sunday, June 25, 2023 - 10am-8pm

Free admission for new prospective pool members FUNDRAISING COOKOUT (BURGERS, HOTDOGS, GRILLED CHEESE)

Clean Up DayMay 6, 2023 - 9:30am- 4:00pm (rain date 5/13)

FOR USAI MEMBERS - Lunch provided to volunteers - RSVP required.
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Swim TeamStarts on: June 12, 2023

Kids! - Get ready for some fun and to get your Summer excercise! Ages 5-17.
Swim team assessment for new swimmers is on 6/11 from 9-10 am
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July 4th Games - 7/4/2023 at 3:00pmStart practicing your water balloon toss

We're set for another year of fun!

We have a wonderful swim team for our members ages 18 and under.

The swim team provides a great opportunity for our younger members to improve their swimming while working on individual accomplishments and team spirit.

Requirements for joining the team

View the Swim Team Packet and Swim Team Policy document.

Swim meets and practices

The dates of swim meets and Swim Practice are listed on the swim team calendar. View calendar

Directions to away meets

View directions on the NJ Swimming a Diving Conference website

Required Forms

All swim team families will also need to complete a waiver and emergency contact form


Swim team parents are also required to help run the meets through work shifts, and bring donations for the snack stand.

Questions about Swim Team?

For questions, or to report absences, contact the head coach.

Created for you

The swim team kids are the best! Consider signing your children up! We'd love to meet them!

Benefits of Swim team

Being confident around the water encourages independence and discovery

Swimming is a life-long exercise and skil whether you are 3 years old or 93 years young!

Focus on individual improvement in a supportive multi-age team setting.

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Individual Members



percent great people

See you this summer!