Front of Natatorium on the campus of the University of the Incarnate Word


Schedule Update

The UIW Natatorium will have adjusted hours due to the Thanksgiving Holiday:

  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - Close at 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021 - Closed all day
  • Friday, November 26, 2021 - Closed all day
  • Saturday, November 27, 2021 - Closed all day

Regular business hours will resume Sunday, November 28, 2021.

Registration is no longer required, however only 2 individuals are allowed per lane. First come, first serve. Masks are required when you are not actively engaging in water activities. The Barshop Natatorium has modified operations due to COVID-19 for UIW Students, Faculty and Staff only and reopens to community members on October 7, 2021.

UIW Wellness Facilities Reopening - UPDATED

Dear Community Members,

We are happy to announce that the UIW Wellness Center and Natatorium have been approved to open to community members beginning Thursday, October 7, 2021.

The UIW Wellness Center and Natatorium will accommodate previous community memberships upon reopening on Oct 7, 2021. Management will assess membership attendance and occupancy to determine the appropriate time to open membership sales to new membership. Updates will continue to be posted on the UIW Wellness Center website.

As you prepare to return, please review the current UIW COVID policy information. These policies are in place to protect our community. Please note that out of an abundance of caution, any member who violates the policies may have their membership revoked or suspended immediately.

Also, please be aware that masks are required in all indoor spaces at the University of the Incarnate Word – including the UIW Wellness Center and Natatorium. If you are exhibiting signs of COVID-19 or have been exposed to anyone with a positive COVID-19 test, you should stay home until you are no longer exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms.

Again, we are happy to welcome you back and appreciate your support of our UIW safety measures.

Additional information will be posted online on this page and at the Wellness Center Website.

Questions and comments can be directed to:


Phone: (210) 805-5873

Open Swim Hours

Open swim information starting Friday, October 8, 2021.
Day Time
Sunday 12 - 4 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday 8 - 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 - 1 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
Saturday 12 - 4 p.m.

First come, first serve - 2 per lane - pool closes 10 minutes before closing, building closes at closing time

Prior to Coming to Campus the First Time Open
Make Reservations for Classes Open
What to Expect and What Can I Bring? Open
Arriving at the Natatorium Open
Health and Safety Protocols Open
Closed Facilities and Programs Open

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