Swimming pool

We are now open! The swimming pool is located in a separate building between the Activity Building and the Research Centre on Campus Vestfold. The pool is suitable for safety drills and courses, but during the opening hours the pool is only for swimming.

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Ordinary opening hours swimming pool:

Monday and Wednesday: 7.00 am - 8.30 am and 3.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Friday: 7.00 am - 8.15 am

The swimming pool opened in the autumn of 2011. Outside of opening hours, it is used by e.g. the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue and Sjøredningsskolen (sea rescue academy). The pool is suitable for safety drills and courses. We also have a sauna available. During opening hours, the pool shall only be used for swimming.

Pool information:

  • Length: 25 metres
  • Width: 12.5 metres
  • Maximum depth: 4 metres
  • Minimum depth: 1 metre
  • Depth before slope: 1.4 metres
  • Temperature: approx. 26 degrees


See the pricelist.

Membership/drop-in can be purchased at SSN's service centre at Fagerlund (see opening hours). Remember to bring your student/employee ID-card, as access is assigned to your card. If you want to use the pool with drop-in access in the morning, please remember to purchase access the day before.


Swimming instructor Anne-Mette E. Hjemaas organises a number of swimming courses and students at USN on Campus Vestfold have a 10% discount. Remember to show your student card when registering.
Click here for information on the courses, registration and contact info.