Duke Swim Meet

The meet will be held Saturday, May 18th at Duke University Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion located at 326 Towerview Rd. Durham, NC 27708.

Like in years past, athletes using Duke University facilities are required to sign a Duke Aquatics Waiver. The waiver can be signed electronically and a link to the waiver is provided below. Please complete prior to Friday.



  • 9:00 am – Volunteer check-in
  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am swimmer check-in
  • 10:05 am – 10:25 am warm-ups
  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm competition
  • 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm lunch and swimmer recognition

As soon as the heat sheet is available, I will update this page with the information.

Parking and Entrance to Pool

Parking on campus is always a challenge and changes year-to-year based on the construction taking place on campus. This year parking for the meet is available in the Blue Zone Lot, behind the Aquatics Pavilion. The lot is accessible via Duke University Road to Wannamaker Drive (see maps below). Special Olympics signs will be posted along the route starting at Duke University Road, directing folks where to go. You will need to obtain a FREE weekend parking pass for Saturday’s meet. Please register for the pass and print it out. You will need to have it displayed in the window of your car with the bar code displaying in order to get into the parking lot. Click the link below to review the instructions on how to obtain your pass:


From Duke University Road turn onto Wannamaker Drive and head to the Blue Zone Lot (see circled lot below)
Parking lot circled in yellow and orange arrows indicating the directions to the entrance. You will enter the Wilson Center and then be directed to the pool.