Empire Pool

Location:
6081 University Boulevard
Date:
1954
Architect:
Thompson, Berwick & Pratt / Paddock Engineering
Cost:
n/a
Sources of funds:
British Empire Games Committee
Architectural features:
Its unique feature is its high level diving platform. It is screened by landscaping that hides a security fence.
Construction Type:
Concrete
Notes:
This exterior pool was built for the 1954 British Empire Games. Proposals were later made to build a roof over the pool, but with the construction of the Aquatic Centre these plans were abandoned.
Sources:
Ceremonies Office; Fine Arts Pamphlet Files; UBC Buildings (Campus Planning)

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