Open Swim

Location: Winston Salem State University 

Days:  Tuesdays & Thursdays (Update: the WSSU pool is currently closed for repairs!)

Times: 5:30am-7am, (except Thur.Jan.12)   8:30pm-10pm  will begin (Tues. Feb.14 until – May 30, 2017)

Cost:  FREE! 

Note: Evening swim (8:30-10pm) is closed during all home WSSU Varsity basketball games. 

For access to the pool at WSSU, please present your Wake Forest Student, Faculty or Staff Identification card to the WSSU Lifeguard at the pool.  The Winston-Salem State University pool is located in the C.E. Gaines Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.   The address for the Gaines Center is 601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.  If you will be driving to WSSU, you will need a parking pass to park on campus.  This pass will give you access into Lot N which is adjacent to the Gaines Center.  If you would like a parking pass, you must contact Max Floyd.

Winston-Salem State University Campus Map.  The Gaines Center is campus building #7.


The Wake Forest pool is closed at this time due to renovations.