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.


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

Spring Session Information:

  • Adult Intersession: March 12 - March 21, 2019
    • Classes meet twice per week on Tuesday & Thursday.
    • Registration opens: February 25th
  • Session C: March 26 - April 18, 2019
    • Registration opens: February 25th

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 OR Thursday.

Adult Intersession:

TimeClasses Offered
6:10 - 6:40 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate
6:50 - 7:20 pmAdult Beginner

Session C:

TimeClasses Offered
5:30 - 6:00 pmPreschool 1 & 2Youth 1Youth 3
6:10 - 6:40 pmPreschool 2 & 3Youth 2Youth 4 & 5
6:50 - 7:20 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate (Tuesdays only)Adult Advanced (Thursdays only)

Summer Session Information:

  • Summer A: May 20 - June 13, 2019
    • Registration opens: April 22nd
  • Summer B: July 8 - August 1, 2019
    • Registration opens: June 17th

Summer class schedules will be published in March 2019.

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.

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