just for fun, or with competition in mind, our swim instructors will help you reach your goals. age and ability make no difference; it is never too late to learn how to swim or to refine one’s skills!
the following types of lessons are available for the noted age groups:
- group lessons: age 6 months - 14 years
- private lessons: all ages
more information on the different formats can be found below.
lesson availability is on a first come, first served basis. registration forms (via fax, mail, email or in-person drop off) will not be accepted prior to the following registration openings:
- fall lessons: second monday of july
- spring lessons: second monday of november
more information on the registration process and links to forms can be found on the swim lesson registration page.
group swim lessons
group swim lessons allow for participants to learn and grow in a small, supportive group environment. each lesson accommodates 2 to 5 participants at the same level, with dates and times on a structured schedule to assist with progress of skills. students learn collaboratively with each other and practice individually with the instructor to master the necessary skills outlined to complete each level.
see the group swim lesson registration forms on the swim lesson registration page for pricing.
private swim lessons
private lessons are an opportunity to have one-on-one instruction that guides the participant to their goals. each lesson is developed around the strengths and needs of the participant to meet them at their level. lessons can follow udcr's swim lesson level objectives or assist in reaching the specific goals of the participant.
each lesson is 50 minutes in length, scheduled on an individual basis with the instructor, and takes place during aquatic center hours of operation. all skill levels are welcome!
- udcr member: $65
- non-member: $85
- udcr member: $85
- non-member: $105
summer swim lessons
during the summer months, campus recreation offers private and semi-private lessons to all ages and ability levels.
- summer lessons registration opens: second monday of may
please note: summer lessons are dependent on student instructor availability and may not be able to run each year. look for updates at the beginning of may.
summer private lessons
private lessons are an opportunity to have one-on-one instruction to meet the goals of the participant. lessons are individualized around the strengths and needs of the swimmer to meet them at their level. participants can follow the objectives of udcr's lesson levels, or work with the instructor to establish a plan to meet their specific goal. each lesson is 50 minutes in length, scheduled on an individual basis with the instructor, and takes place during aquatic center hours of operation.
summer semi-private lessons
each lesson is 50 minutes in length and scheduled based on the availability of the instructor and the 2-5 participants in the group. groups must be arranged prior to scheduling lessons, and participants within a group must be of similar ability level. lessons take place during aquatic center hours of operation.