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.

Registration: You may register & pay online or in person at Southwest Recreation Center.

Class Cancellations:

       In the event of inclement weather, classes may be cancelled. Make-up days in the event of weather cancellations will be scheduled the week following the end of a session. All classes that meet twice per week will have a maximum of 2 make-up days scheduled. All classes that meet once per week will have a maximum of 1 make-up day scheduled. Make-up class date & time will be communicated via email.

Location & Parking:

       All 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.

Session Information:

Fall 2018 Sessions:

  • Session A: September 4th - September 27th
    • Weather related make-ups scheduled October 2nd - 4th
  • ​Session B: October 9th - November 1st
    • Weather related make-ups scheduled November 6th - 8th

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.

Fall 2018 

Youth Session A Class Schedule:

TimeClasses Offered
5:30 – 6:00 pmPreschool 1 & 2Youth Level 1Youth Level 3
6:10 – 6:40 pmPreschool 2 & 3Youth Level 2Youth Levels 4 & 5

Adult Session A Tuesday/Thursday Schedule:

TimeClasses Offered
6:45 - 7:15 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate (Tuesdays Only)​Adult Advanced (Thursdays Only)

Adult Session A Wednesday Class Schedule:

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

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