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.

Fall Session Information:
  • Session A: August 26th – September 19th, 2019
    • Registration opens: August 5th
  • Session B: September 30th -October 24th, 2019
    • Registration opens: September 23rd
  • Session C: November 5th – December 3rd
    • Registration Opens: October 28th 
    • All lessons will be held at the O’Connell Center Pool!

​Monday/Wednesday Class Schedule

5:30 – 6:00 pmPreschool 1 & 2Parent & ChildYouth 3
6:10 – 6:40 pmPreschool 2 & 3Youth 1Youth 2
6:50 – 7:20 pmAdult Beginner (Wednesday only)Adult Intermediate (Wednesday only)

Tuesday/Thursday Class Schedule

5:30 – 6:00 pmYouth 4 & 5Preschool 2 & 3Youth 1
6:10 – 6:40 pmPreschool 1 & 2Youth 2Youth 3
6:50 – 7:20 pmAdult BeginnerAdult Intermediate (Tuesday only)Adult Advanced (Thursday only)

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.


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