Facilities

Bowman Gray Memorial Pool

Bowman Gray Memorial Pool

This Olympic-length pool includes two 50-meter, six 25 meter, and six 25 yard lanes, ranging from 3 feet to 10 feet. Bowman Gray is ADA compliant. The pool can be accessed through the Woollen men’s and women’s locker rooms.

Aquatics Schedule

PHONE

(919) 843-7529 – Campus Rec Main Office

DIRECTIONS

From I-40:

  • From I-40 West take exit 273-A and from I-40 East take exit 273.
    The exit ramp loops on to NC Highway 54 towards Chapel Hill.
  • You will pass under a four-lane bridge and begin to climb a steep hill.
  • At the traffic light at the top of the hill continue straight onto South rd.
  • At the next traffic light (intersection of South Rd. and Raleigh St.) Bowman Gray Memorial Pool is the building directly to the left, set back between Woollen Gym and Fetzer Gym. Enter through the glass doors to the balcony of the pool.

From Northern Durham:

  • Take US 15-501 South (also known as Durham/Chapel Hill Boulevard) to Chapel Hill.
  • Near the edge of town the road splits into Fordham Boulevard (to the left) and Franklin Street (to the right). Follow the left lanes onto Fordham Boulevard (also known as 54/15-501 bypass).
  • You will pass through four traffic lights; as you approach the fifth traffic light, look for the green sign indicating UNC to the right (the sixth traffic light is at the exit ramp.)
  • Exit before the bridge; the ramp feeds into a lane which climbs a steep hill.
    At the traffic light at the top of the hill continue straight onto South rd.
  • At the next traffic light (intersection of South Rd. and Raleigh St.) Bowman Gray Memorial Pool is the building directly to the left, set back between Woollen Gym and Fetzer Gym. Enter through the glass doors to the balcony of the pool.

From Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, and points South:

  • Take US 15-501 North to Chapel Hill.
  • As you enter Chapel Hill, you will come to a bridge over Fordham Boulevard (also known as 54/15-501 Bypass).
  • Take the exit ramp to the right (before the bridge) onto Fordham Boulevard.
  • Take the second highway 54 exit ramp on to 54 West (just over the bridge).
  • At the traffic light at the top of the hill continue straight onto South rd.
  • At the next traffic light (intersection of South Rd. and Raleigh St.) Bowman Gray Memorial Pool is the building directly to the left, set back between Woollen Gym and Fetzer Gym. Enter through the glass doors to the balcony of the pool for signing in

From Downtown Chapel Hill:

  • From the intersection of Franklin and Columbia Streets take Columbia Street south towards the UNC-CH campus.
  • At the second stoplight turn left onto Cameron Avenue.
  • You will pass the Old Well. Take a right at the next traffic light.
  • At the next intersection (South Rd. and Raleigh St.), Bowman Gray Memorial Pool will be almost directly in front of you, set back between Woollen Gym and Fetzer Gym. Enter through the glass doors to the balcony.