Lap Pool

Woman swimming laps

Lap Pool

Our dedicated Lap Pool is home to casual swimmer and serious triathletes alike.  Dedicated to lap swimming only, our salt water lap pool is located on the lower level of our main building.   The women’s locker room enters directly to the pool, the men’s locker room a few steps across the hall.  Both adjacent locker rooms offer a steam room and sauna.
Temperature: 81 degrees
Dimensions: Four 6 ft lanes, 25 yards long
Filtration System: Salt Water
Whirlpool: Yes

*PLEASE NOTE Although you do not need to reserve a space for the pool, there are times when the pool is not open for open swim due to classes or programs.  Please be sure to check the schedule in Club Automation

Lap Pool Classes

Adult Stroke Technique & Intro to Masters

Intro: A perfect class for the adult swimmer who is new to masters swimming, triathlons and/or lap swimming in general.

Adult Stroke Technique: Designed to serve as a stepping stone to a masters swim class, participants will do more technique work and less yardage. Harbor is a USMS registered masters workout group of Wisconsin Masters.

Master's Swimming

This class is designed to increase your speed, endurance, and confidence going into your next race.  Training with a group and the varied challenging workouts will help you achieve your goals while having fun.  Racing at local Master’s meets is available, but not required.


Workouts designed specifically to help triathletes improve their current race pace. Participants will use goal times/paces for accountability during the workouts. Technique instruction, race tips and strategies and team camaraderie are all included. Each participant will receive a weekly email with workouts to do on their own. Registration includes a free cap.

Train 2 Tri

This workshop is designed for beginning triathletes who need some help preparing for the swim portion of their race. The 8 week course will cover all aspects of swim preparation including technique drills to help with efficiency & speed, workouts to help build swimming endurance, open water swim practice and race strategies and tips. Most sessions will meet in the lap pool however we will also have a couple sessions in Lake Mendota (leaving from Marshall Park.) In addition to lot of individual feedback during our classes, each participant will also receive extra swim workouts to do on their own between sessions.


Do I need to share a lane?

Our lap pool offers 4 lanes and at peak times you may need to share a lane.

How long is the lap pool?

The lap pool is 25 yards.

Fitness is a
Lifelong Pursuit

We truly believe Harbor Athletic Club is a club for all reasons. Whether your reason is to increase your fitness level, learn to relax by taking yoga, feel recharged in group exercise classes, or just want to stretch your muscles in the warm water pool, you can find it at Harbor.