Learn to Swim Program

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.

Spring 1-on-1 Swim Lessons

Registration begins January 27, 2020. Classes are held Monday through Saturday, February 3 - May 1.

Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $18 per 30-minute session for up to 14 sessions
Location: LU Indoor Pool in the Health & Human Performance Building

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Things to Know:

  • You can register for one lesson per day
  • You can register for up to 14 sessions
  • If you are more than 5 minutes late, your class will be canceled with no refund or transfer for funds
  • Lessons must be paid in full within 3 days of registration or the class will be dropped

Summer Group Swim Lessons

  • Registration begins in May 2020
  • Open to ages 1 year to adult
  • Eight 30 to 45-minute lessons over eight days
  • Cost: $70 for eight 30 to 45-minute lessons

Summer 1-on-1 Swim Lessons

  • Registration begins in May 2020
  • Open to ages 5 years to adult
  • Four 30-minute lessons over four days
  • Cost: $70 for four 30-minute lessons