J.C. Scrap Chandler Pool

Dive into the right aquatic program for you!

The J.C. Scrap Chandler Pool, located inside the ODU Student Recreation Center, is an 8 lane, 25 yard indoor pool with depths between 4 and 15 feet. The temperature is set between 78-80 degrees because it is a competition pool. Locker and shower facilities are available.

Members can participate in a variety of programs including:

  • Lap swimming
  • American Red Cross safety courses
  • Swimming lessons

 If you have questions about the pool or any of our programs, please email us at

Want to become a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor?

Apply online! Eligible applicants:

  • must be 16 years of age or older
  • must pass the complimentary American Red Cross Certification Course (provided)
  • do not have to be current ODU students

Lap Swimming

Lap swimming is a great low-impact cardio exercise, and is available to SRC members during specific hours each week. See pool calendar below for hours.