The new Combat Training Pool was
opened 20 April 2009 for use for the students at Officer Training
Command. On July 9, 2009, it will officially be dedicated to LT Michael
P. Murphy, Medal Of Honor recipient.
For more information on LT Murphy,
please click here.
Today, the site's primary mission is to provide aquatics training
for students of Officer Indoctrination School, Chaplain School, and
the Naval Science Institute as well as other Officer Accession
Programs. The facility is also utilized by various military units
for water survival training, swimmer qualifications, and screen
testing for SEALS, EOD and Navy Diver programs. The training pool
provides support to other naval personnel, area commands, fleet
units, civic, local, state and federal agencies as needed.
Purpose: To provide Officer Training
Command (OTC) students with practical training in basic water safety
and survival in various officer accession programs as well as
personnel from fleet and reserve units.
Background: The CTP (Building 1357) is an
L-shaped, 8 lane pool which holds approximately 347,000 gallons of
chlorinated water. The CTP also has a training platform three meters
above the water which is used only for military training, e.g.,
abandon ship drills, etc.
Points of Contact:
- Pool Supervisor: (401) 841-4488
- Master Course Scheduler: (401) 841-4349/6218
- Normal hours of operation are from 0600 – 1500 Monday thru
Friday. Weekend training will only be conducted with prior approval
from OTC Commanding Officer or designated representative.
- Authorized attire. Students shall arrive in a set of dry
clothing, with approved swim attire, towel and toiletries.
- Students who are not in the appropriate swim attire will not be
allowed to participate in training activities
To request any Technical Training, please send the following
Specific trainer/s requested
Number of students
Preferred dates with alternate dates if possible
Point of contact with good contact information
Requests should be made no more than 3 months in advance.