Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

UF RecSports offers a variety of swim lesson options for individuals of all ages to learn to swim. Youth lessons are offered seasonally, from March – October. Adult lessons are offered year round. All swim lessons are taught by our certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors.


Spring 2019 Session A registration opens on Monday, December 10, 2018. Registration closes on the day of the first class meeting at 12 pm.

Register online via RSConnect, in person at Southwest Rec Center, or by calling (352) 273-2436.

Location & Parking:

       All youth group lessons take place at Florida Pool, located by Student Recreation and Fitness Center. The closest parking is available in Murphree area or by Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Murphree area parking requires a UF parking decal 24/7. Parking by Stephen C. O’Connell center decal restrictions are lifted in the evenings. Parking restrictions and availability are subject to change. Please refer to Transportation And Parking Services for all up to date parking information.

​     Adult group lessons take place at Florida Pool or the O'Connell Center pool. Location varies depending on the season. Pay attention to location when registering for a session.

Session Information:

  • Session A*: January 8 - January 31, 2019 [Adult lessons only]
  • Session B*: February 5 - February 28, 2019 [Adult lessons only]
    • *lessons take place at the O'Connell Center Pool

All youth sessions include 8; 30 minute long classes. Youth weekday classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks on Tuesday & Thursday.

All adult sessions include 4; 30 minute long classes. Adult classes meet once a week for 4 weeks on Tuesday, Wednesday, OR Thursday.

January & February 2019 

Adult Tuesday Class Schedule:

TimeClasses Offered
7:10 – 7:40 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate
7:50 – 8:20 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Advanced

Adult Thursday Class Schedule:

TimeClasses Offered
7:10 - 7:40 pmAdult Beginner
7:50 - 8:20 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate

Adult Swim Lessons | Youth Swim Lessons | Private & Semi-Private Lessons