Swim Meets and Events

Bowling Green State University hosts aquatic events and competitions throughout the year. This page changes to provide files, updates, and communications relevant to upcoming events. Additional information is available through the host organizations.

2021 - 2022 Swim Meet and Event Schedule

February 15, 16 and 18, 19
OHSAA District Swimming and Diving Meet
Tuesday/Wednesday: Approximately 9 AM - 7 PM
Friday/Saturday: Approximately 9 AM - 8 PM

District Swim and Dive Meet Facility Information and Parking Packet Download (PDF)

General Information
  • No restroom access is permitted within the SRC until 9:15 AM for the girls meet and 3:45 for the boys meet.
  • Chairs (including bleacher-back seats), coolers, glass bottles, and other large objects are not permitted within the facility.
  • Personal belongings in the bleacher area are to be stored on your lap or at your feet.
  • Saving seats is not permitted.
  • Spectators are required to remain within the designated spectating areas.
    There is no ATM on-site.
  • Individuals wanting to use the facility for recreational purposes must purchase a Day Pass for each use.
  • Same room adult supervision is required for anyone under the age of 16.
  • Direct any questions about this information to NW District Athletic Board Rep, David Alvarado at 419.937.8700 or dalvardo@findlaycityschools.org.
Ticket Sales
  • Tickets are sold in advance online through participating schools.
  • If a swimming gender/division is not sold out in advance, general admission tickets will be sold online and electronically at the door..
  • Tickets for that days’ competition will also be sold at the door, if available.
Athlete Entry
  • Diver/coach access to the Student Recreation Center occurs via the main entrance (Ridge Street).
  • Swimmer/coach access to the Student Recreation Center occurs via the east entrance (Mercer Road).
  • Girls Flight 1: 8 AM | Girls Flight 2: 8:40 AM | Boys Flight 1: 2:30 PM | Boys Flight 2: 3:10 PM
  • Coaches are required to enter with their athletes.
  • Buses are permitted to drop athletes off in Lot X. Buses are not permitted to remain idled/parked in Lot X.
  • Coolers are not permitted within the facility.
  • Rub-down/training tables are not permitted.
  • A hand stamp is required for deck access.
Spectator Entry
  • Spectator access to the SRC occurs via the main entrance (Ridge Street).
    Girls Meet: 9:15 AM | Boys Meet: 3:45 PM
COVID Safety Protocols
  • Face coverings are required for everyone regardless of vaccination status at all times except while actively engaged in exercise.
  • Physical distancing recommended.   
ADA Access
  • ADA parking is available in Lot X with valid ADA placard and PDF District Meet parking permit.
  • ADA access to the facility is available from the east entrance (Mercer Road).
    Girls Meet: 8:45 AM | Boys Meet: 3:15 PM
  • Pre-purchased tickets can be in paper form to be scanned for admission.
  • One additional individual is permitted to accompany those who need assistance into the east entrance.
  • For additional accommodations, contact Carolyn Strunk by Wednesday prior to the meet.
Parking
  • PDF parking permit required to be displayed on dashboard.
    Parking Permit Download (PDF)
  • Permit valid for Lots 10 and 18 (diving), and Lots 1, 5, 16, and 18 (swimming).
  • Buses use Lot 13, located east of the Visitor Center, directly south of the football stadium. See page 2 for parking directions.
  • There is no electric/plug-in access for buses on campus.

February 22 - 26
Mid American Conference Championships | All Day

Tuesday, February 22

  • 5:30 -7:00 AM - All lanes open to the public
  • 7 - 9 AM
    Deep end reserved for MAC Championships
    All shallow lanes open to the public
  • 9 AM - Noon
    Entire pool reserved for MAC Championships
  • Noon - 7 PM
    Shallow lanes 15-16 open to the public.
    Remainder of pool reserved MAC swimming and diving warm-ups
  • 7 - 10 PM
    Shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep end reserved for MAC warm-ups

Wednesday, February 23

  • 5:30 - 7 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep lanes 1-6 open to the public
  • 7 - 10 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the pubic
    Deep lanes 5-6 open to the public
  • 10 AM - 1:30 PM
    Cooper pool closed to the public
  • 1:30 - 4:30 PM
    All shallow lanes open open to the public
    Deep lanes 5-6 open to the public
  • 4:30 - 8 PM
    Entire pool reserved for MAC Championships
  • 8 - 10 PM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep lanes 5-6 open to the public

Thursday and Friday, Februray 24 and 25

  • 5:30 - 6:30 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep lanes 1-8 open to the public
  • 6:30 - 8:30 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep end reserved for MAC diving
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30PM
    Entire pool reserved for MAC Championships
  • 12:30 - 4 PM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep end reserved for MAC diving
  • 4 - 9 PM
    Entire pool reserved for MAC Championships
  • 9 - 10 PM
    All lanes open to the public

Saturday, February 26

  • 5:30 6:30 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep lanes 1-8 open to the public
  • 6:30 - 8:30 AM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep end reserved for MAC diving
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Entire ppool reserved for MAC Championships
  • 12:30 - 2:30 PM
    All shallow lanes open to the public
    Deep end reserved for MAC diving
  • 2:30 - 10:30 PM
    Entire pool reserved for MAC Championships

March 4 - 6
Special Olympics Swim Meet
Time TBD as of 11/1/21

March 12 and 13
Putnam County YMCA Meet | 8 AM - 5 PM

April 1 - 3
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Dive Meet

April 23
BGSU Swim Club Invitational | 9:15 AM - TBD

May 14
Sylvania Tsunami Long Course USA Swim Meet

May 21-22
Greater Toledo Aquatic Club Swim Meet

Recreation and Wellness Policies

Families, visitors, and fans attending these events are invited to use the Student Recreation Center facilities for recreational purposes by purchasing a pass from the Welcome Desk. Day passes are $10 per person, and weekend passes, valid on Fridays from 3 PM through end of business on Sundays, are $15 per person.  

Thank you for understanding that swim and dive meets are an essential component of BGSU's Intercollegiate Athletics program and Recreation and Wellness' community events offerings. During swim meets, Aquatics staff members maintain at least one, and often more, lanes and spaces in Cooper Pool for lap swimming and recreational use by Student Recreation Center members and guests.

** All times and details announced on this page are tentative. Please defer to the individual club web pages, team coaches, or meet managers for exact details.

Updated: 02/18/2022 11:10AM