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.

Group Lessons

  • Open to ages 1 year to adult
  • Eight 30 to 45-minute lessons over eight days
  • Cost: $65 for eight 30 to 45-minute lessons

One-on-One Lessons

  • Open to ages 5 years to adult
  • Four 30-minute lessons over four days
  • Cost: $65 for four 30-minute 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 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.

Summer 2018 Information

In person registration:
  • May 22 & 23
  • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Located at McDonald Gym entrance of Recreational Sports building. 
  • Registration continues throughout the summer as long as openings are available.

 Registration Form           Minor Waiver           Adult Waiver

One-on-One: June 4-7, 2018

4:00pm 6:15pm
4:45pm 7:00pm
5:30pm 7:45pm

 

Group Lessons: June 11-21, 2018

Parent & Child Aquatics (P/C) 10:00am 5:30pm
Preschool Aquatics (PS) 10:00am 12:00pm 2:00pm 3:00pm 5:30pm
Level 1 9:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:30pm
Level 2 9:00am 2:00pm 4:00pm 5:30pm
Level 3 1:00pm 6:30pm
Level 4 6:30pm
Level 5 7:30pm
Level 6 7:30pm
Beginner Teen (BT) 4:00pm 7:30pm
Adult 12:00pm 7:30pm

 

One-on-One: June 25-28, 2018

9:15am 1:00pm 4:45pm
10:00am 1:45pm 5:30pm
10:45am 2:30pm 6:15pm
11:30am 3:15pm 7:00pm
12:15am 4:00pm 7:45pm

 

Group: July 9-19, 2018

Parent & Child Aquatics (P/C) 5:30pm
Preschool Aquatics (PS) 12:00pm 2:00pm 4:00pm 5:30pm
Level 1 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:30pm
Level 2 2:00pm 4:00pm 5:30pm
Level 3 3:00pm 6:30pm
Level 4 6:30pm
Level 5 7:30pm
Level 6 7:30pm
Beginner Teen (BT) 12:00pm 7:30pm
Adult (A) 1:00pm 7:30pm
Junior Lifeguard Course 9:00am-11:30am

 

Group: July 23-August 2, 2018

Parent & Child Aquatics (P/C) 10:00am 5:30pm
Preschool Aquatics (PS) 9:00am 11:00am 12:00pm 2:00pm 4:00pm 5:30pm
Level 1 10:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm 6:30pm
Level 2 9:00am 2:00pm 4:00pm 5:30pm
Level 3 11:00am 1:00pm 6:30pm
Level 4 3:00pm 6:30pm
Level 5 7:30pm
Level 6 7:30pm
Beginner Teen (BT) 12:00pm 7:30pm
Adult (A) 7:30pm
Junior Lifeguard Course 9:00am-11:30am