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. 

Fall 2021 Update

Lap swim times for the UNH community and external guests is now available. 

Open lap swim times

Swasey Indoor Pool Membership Information

Swasey Indoor Pool Rentals


Learn to Swim

Campus Recreation plans to resume Private and Semi-Private swim lessons at the Swasey Indoor pool this Fall semester. Group Swim Lessons will tentatively resume in February 2022. 

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

Canceled until further notice.

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

Women-Only Swim

Canceled until further notice.

During this open swim time for individuals who identify as women, the pool is overseen by female Campus Recreation staff. No registration necessary. Non-members are welcome to participate by paying the daily fee in cash.

women swimming in the swasey indoor pool