Learn to Swim Program


Due to COVID-19, the LU Pool is closed and all Aquatics programs, including Learn to Swim, are cancelled until further notice.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

LU Learn to Swim Program

For decades, Lamar University has provided professional, low-cost swimming lessons to the Southeast Texas community. Our staff offers both one-on-one lessons and group lessons.

Why LU Learn to Swim?

  • Our lessons are open to the community - you don't have to be an LU/LIT student or staff member to participate.
  • Classes are taught by Red Cross certified instructors.
  • We follow a structured program to ensure an easy transition between each level:
    • Parent-and-Child 1 & 2
    • Pre-School Aquatics 1, 2, & 3
    • Learn-to-Swim 1-6
  • We also offer Adult lessons.