Make a splash with Campus Rec's Aquatics program! Aquatics offers many amazing programs and opportunities for all our members; including, swim lessons, swim clinics, Open Rec Swim, Swim X and much more.
Visit our Schedules & Events page for aquatics scheduling information.
- Special Events: At the following times, the entire pool will close early due to special events put on by the Aquatics Department: Dive In Movie 1/24: 7p.m. & Battleship 2/28: 5:30p.m.
- Women-Only Swim: During the following times, the pool will be open only to self-identifying women and their children ages five and under: Sat. 1/14: 1-3p.m. & 2/18: 3:30-5:30p.m. Sun. 1/29: 2-4p.m. & 3/5: 4-6p.m.
Dive In Movie: Harry Potter
Tuesday, January 24 | Pool | 7:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Campus Recreation will be hosting a Dive-In Movie! Bring your swim suit and join us in the pool for free food and a movie. Inner tubes will be provided or you can bring your own. The movie will be Harry Potter.
Splash Mob - Canceled Due to Inclement Weather
Friday, February 3 | Pool | 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
Make waves at the Campus Rec pool! Trans, genderqueer and all body-positive people are invited to Open Rec Swim where we honor and support individual identity. Test your balance on our log roll, play water basketball, swim laps, unwind on inner tubes, float on fun noodles and relax in our spa. Two single use, gender neutral changing/shower/toilet rooms are available in the pool area. Free; no registration required.
Aqua Ball 3v3 Basketball
Tuesday, February 21 | Pool | 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Aqua Ball- 3v3 Basketball in the Pool. There is no pre-registration and no fee! Grab a team of 3-4 people. Come play basketball in the pool!
Tuesday, February 28 | Pool | 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
All matches will be played in the pool. Each player must be able to swim. The playing depth is 3.5' - 7'. Each team shall consist of a minimum of three and a max of 4 players (all genders welcome) in the canoe. Bring a team or come as yourself - either way just come play! A game is won when a team completely eliminates all of the other teams by sinking their canoes. Each team will be provided a canoe and four buckets. (First come, first serve)
Join our community of passionate swimmers. Swim X is a free program for members who want to take their swim workouts to the next level. An experienced coach leads practice and helps refine stroke technique. All abilities are welcome and encouraged to swim with us. Average swim distance is two miles per workout.
Experience one of our water-based Group X classes.
This class will move through mostly deep water exercises with no impact on the joints. With a variety of cardio, core, and strength work you can look forward to a full body workout! This class is open to all ability levels and no swim experience is required.
This high-intensity, low-impact water-based class is designed to challenge you anaerobically. Move through deep and shallow water exercises using a variety of equipment and work out your core on land. Get splashed and get ready to take your fitness to the next level.
Are you ready to groove to the beat of the music using water for extra resistance? If so, this is the class for you. Splash dance will get your heart rate pumping without painful impact on the joints.
Come play with us! Shoot hoops, play water polo or just relax in the pool. Two lanes to half of the pool is dedicated to Open Rec Swim during designated times and helps you experience the pool in a new way. Toys and equipment are provided. Log Roll may also be available with an instructor during these times.
Lap swim is a dedicated time for members to use the pool to swim laps or aqua jog.
The number of lanes available for lap swim varies throughout the day. Campus Rec strives to provide a minimum of three lap lanes during designated lap swim times. Occasionally, circumstances may result in reduced lap lane availability. We encourage you to speak with a lifeguard prior to changing and showering to see how many lanes are currently available and how busy the pool is at that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions about lap swim, please ask a lifeguard or contact the Aquatics and Safety Coordinator.
There are times when lap swim coincides with another program and that program takes priority. A priority lane is available during scheduled lap swim times for persons needing accommodations. Please let the lifeguard on duty know if you are going to utilize the priority lane to ensure it is clear.
Kayak Pool Sessions
Open kayak pool sessions are a chance for kayakers of all experience levels to work on skills in the safety of the pool. If you're a beginner, this is a great way to get comfortable in a boat, work on basic strokes, and start working towards more advanced skills.
For intermediate or advanced paddlers the pool is a great place to master your roll (including your off-side roll, hand roll, etc.), play with different types of boats, and strengthen core muscles for the paddling season ahead.
**Not offered for Winter 2017**
Swim clinics include up to five participants who all want to work on a specific aspect of swimming. Participants receive specialized instruction on swim strokes in a small group setting for an incredibly subsidized rate. Visit our swim clinics page for descriptions and dates.
Youth Swim Lessons
Youth swim lessons are offered fall, winter, and spring terms. Register at Member Services no later than the day before the class starts. Visit our youth swim lessons page for information and schedule.
For accommodations please contact Jen Armbruster at 503-725-2927 or firstname.lastname@example.org.