student jumping into pool

Campus Recreation offers a full array of aquatics programs ranging from learn-to-swim lessons to lifeguard training. Indoor and outdoor pools will keep swimmers in the water no matter the season. 

Learn to Swim

Fall Group and Child Swim Lessons are open for registration.

Swim lessons are available for adults and children ages 3 and up. Private swim lessons are available for adults or children who need individual attention, have special needs, learn better in a one-on-one environment, or have special scheduling needs. Semi-private lessons (with two participants) also are available. 
Lessons & Registration

The Aquatics department is also rebuilding the Swim instructor staff and is currently hiring, onboarding, and training swim instructors. Interested in applying? Please submit an application via the CREC Employment Page.

child in pool with instructor for swim lesson

Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguard Certification

In this lifeguard certification course, participants will learn to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries.

Lifeguard Recertification
Review and demonstrate the skills needed in order to obtain American Red Cross lifeguard recertification.

lifeguard at the UNH outdoor pool

Masters Swim

United States Masters Swimming is a national organization that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. Programs are open to all adult swimmers (fitness, triathlete, competitive, non-competitive) who are dedicated to improving their fitness through swimming.

Masters swim drop-in passes are only good for scheduled masters swim times.

student swimming