Douglas J. Wall Aquatic Center

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The Wall Aquatic Center offers Northern Arizona University and the Flagstaff community one of the finest high altitude swimming facilities in the world. Our many programs, lessons, and classes ensure there is something for everyone, regardless of age of and level. We offer a wide variety of membership types and rates. Come explore! Like us on Facebook to stay up to date.

Please call the front desk at 928-523-4509 or email for more information.

Don't Let the Fences Fool You!  We're still open.

Our new building is under construction: Athletic and Recreation Complex.

Parking options include the HLC parking lot as well as the San Francisco Parking garage (south of the WAC). You can find more information regarding available parking options by visiting the Parking Services website.


Watch Video: Playtime at the WAC!

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.


Building 21A
705 S. San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Facility Hours of Operation

Adobe PDFFacility Hours (PDF)

Front Desk Hours 

Mon/Wed/Fri:           8 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Tue/Thu:                   6 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Sat:                    12:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Sun:                   12:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Open/Lap Swim

Mon-Fri:            11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
                                7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

No evening open swim hours during finals week (14-18 Dec 2015)

Sat:                     12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun:                    12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall 2015 Facility Closures/Special Hours

26-29 Nov 2015:     Thanksgiving Break (closed-no PM open swim on Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015))
14-18 Dec 2015:      Finals Week (no PM open swim)
  9-10 Dec 2015:      NAU Graduation

Facility Request

To request the use of this facility, please see our Facility Reservation page.

Locker Rentals

Annual WAC Lockers
Pass Holders
$60 Semester

WAC Lockers
$10 after mid-semester

Small Lockers
$30 $10/semester
$5 after mid-semester

Rules and Regulations 

Adobe PDFWall Aquatic Center Rules and Regulations (PDF)

Reasonable Accommodation

Patrons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Make requests as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Please contact Disability Resources at 928-523-8773 to assist with your needs.

Refund Policy

Programs canceled by Campus Recreation participant will receive a full refund of all registration fees collected. Approved participant requested refunds will incur a 20% processing fee.