El Pomar Natatorium

El Pomar Natatorium is the home of one of Denver’s only Olympic-sized swimming pools.

The pool is home to our Denver Pioneers varsity swimming and diving teams, Hilltoppers youth swimming team, Masters swim team and student Club Sports teams.

El Pomar Natatorium shifts between 50 meter long-course setup and 25 yard short-course setup. Configurations include eight long-course lanes or 17 short-course lanes with a grandstand seating area available for spectators. The facility also features a hand-painted 19,000-piece ceramic tile mosaic.

We offer individual lane or venue rental options for swim meets, kayak clubs, special events and more. Our event managers will work with you on the specifics of your event to deliver an exceptional experience for both you and your event attendees.

Venue Capacity

Venue Capacity:

Grandstand Seating: 375

Venue Features

Venue Features:

  • Olympic-sized pool (50 meters by 25 yards)
  • configurations include eight long-course lanes or 17 short-course lanes with a lane width of 9.5 feet
  • competition-grade starting blocks and lane lines
  • removable bulkhead
  • Colorado timing system and scoreboard

Previous Events Hosted

Previous Events Hosted

El Pomar Natatorium has hosted the following events:

  • Denver Pioneers swimming/diving meets
  • Hilltoppers Swimming (youth competitive) meets
  • DU Club Water Polo tournaments
  • Swim Champions Fitter & Faster Tour



To learn more about renting El Pomar Natatorium, please contact:

Ritchie Center Scheduling: 303-871-7577 | alexandra.houlis@du.edu

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