Adult Swim Program

Campus Recreation offers Adult Swim Lessons for anyone 17 years of age and older. Individual Lessons are great for working one-on-one with an instructor and Group Lessons (Learn to Swim and Swim Skills & Techniques) allow you learn basic skills or develop existing skills in small class sizes up to 6 participants. All abilities welcome in all lessons. 

Looking for Youth Swim Lessons? Learn more through GVSU Swimming & Diving programs!

Registration for Winter 2020 Group Lessons is now open!! Please see below for start dates and times.


Individual Swim Lessons

Individual lessons are open to participants 17 years old and older.Meet with a qualified student instructor 1 on 1 to work toward your personal swimming goals. Lessons are available during pool open hours. 

  • 1 Lesson: $25
  • 4 Lessons: $80

For more information, please contact rec@gvsu.edu


Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim is available to any 17 years of age and older. Lessons occur once a semester and run for 6 weeks. Previous participants are welcome to register for lessons following semesters. All abilities are welcome. 

This class will develop fundamental skills, including: floating, water safety, breath control, beginner freestyle/beginner backstroke, and treading water. 

 

Great for individuals who:

  • Are new to swimming or have a fear of the water
  • Want to become confident in the water  
  • Want to learn fundamental swimming skills and beginning strokes
  • Want to be have the skill set to recreationally swim

Swim Lesson

Fall 2019

Fall Group Swim Lesson Registration is now closed. 

Mondays

September 30 - November 11

Learn to Swim - Mon. 8:00p*

No lessons 10/21

Tuesdays

October 1 - November 12

Learn to Swim - Tues. 5:15p*Learn to Swim - Tues. 6:15p*

No lessons 10/22

Winter 2020

Winter Group Swim Lesson registration open now!

Register through Jan. 26th

Mondays

January 20th - February 24th 

Learn to Swim

Learn to Swim - Mon. 8:00p*

Tuesdays

January 21st - February 25th 

Learn to Swim 

Learn to Swim - Tues. 5:15p*

Learn to Swim - Tues. 6:15p*

*All lessons are 45 minutes long.


Swim Skills & Techniques

Swim Skills & Techniques is available to any 17 years of age and older. Lessons occur once a semester and run for 6 weeks. Previous participants are welcome to register for lessons following semesters. All abilities are welcome. 

This class will develop swim skills beyond the basics, including: learning new strokes, improving stroke technique and breathing, building endurance and efficiency, and intro to lap swim.

 

Great for individuals who:

  • Feel very comfortable in the water
  • Can swim across a 25 foot pool (with any type of stroke or kick)
  • Want to improve breathing skills, stroke efficiency, and breathing  
  • Want to be able to swim for fitness or swim for longer distances

Swim Lessons

Fall 2019

Fall Group Swim Lesson Registration is now closed. 

Mondays

September 30 - November 11

Skills & Techniques - Mon. 8p*

No lessons 10/21

Tuesdays

October 1 - November 12

Skills & Techniques - Tues. 5:15p*Skills & Techniques - Tues. 6:15p*

No lessons 10/22

Winter 2020

Winter Group Swim Lesson registration open now!

Register through Jan. 26th

Mondays

January 20th - February 24th 

Swim Skills & Techniques

Skills & Techniques - Mon. 8:00p*

 

Tuesdays

January 21st - February 25th 

Swim Skills & Techniques

Swim Skills & Techniques - Tues. 5:15p*

Swim Skills & Techniques - Tues. 6:15p*

*All lessons are 45 minutes long.