This is the first time PVS will be using this superb facility for competition. Accordingly, we are providing some information to help you become familiar with parking and other arrangements at UMD. In addition, athletes, coaches and officials should use a special entrance on the pool level to gain access to the pool deck and locker rooms. Spectators will need to enter the facility thru the main entrance which is two levels higher.DRIVING/PARKING INFORMATION
Driving intructions are posted at http://www.pvswim.org/pooldirs.htm#UMD. A campus map is posted The pool is most easily reached from intersection of Stadium Drive off University Blvd -- 2 lights west of US 1 (Baltimore Ave.) A detailed map of the Northwest Quadrant of the campus is also posted. The recreation center is "Building 068" on that map. Athletes, coaches and officials will be able to enter the building from the lower parking lot (Lot 9a) near SS2 on the map.
There is a $5 fee/day for parking at UMD. You will be able to RETURN on the SAME DAY so long as you retain your permit. Parking will be available in the lower lot (Areas 2a and 9a) From here spectators will need to go up two levels to the main entrance to the building. Athletes, coaches and officials will be able to enter on the level of this parking lot.
Overflow parking will also be available at the Stadium Parking Lot (pg3) on the map. From there you can walk to the pool, entering the building on the uppermost (spectator) level for the pool.DECK CREDENTIALS
Credentials will be required for deck access to UMD for AG Champs and SR Champs. Please check in with the marshals at the lower entrance (near SS2). A pass will be provided to athletes entered into the meet and currently register coaches and officials. You should keep the credentials with you at all times. Timers Coaches and Deck officials, should return their passes unless working the next session. Athletes should keep their passes for the whole meet. Please remember to bring back your credentials in order to attain access to the pool deck for subsequent sessions.
Identification will not be required, but anyone found to have gained unauthorized asses to the facility/deck will be asked to leave the building for the balance of the meet.
All Deck access should be through the lower entrance.
Athletes, coaches and officials should allow themselves additional time in order to both receive credentials and to become familiar with the access and parking arrangements at UMD.