Train with an aquatics professional!

The Campus Recreation Aquatics staff is ready, willing, and able to provide high-level instruction and training to you today! Our team of certified instructors offers a variety of lessons and certification courses to help meet your swimming goals. Read more about our programming below.

Meet the Instructors    Pool Rules and Policies

Private & Partner Swim Lessons
Group Swim Lessons for Minors
Lifeguard Certification Courses

Private & Partner Swim Lessons

Private & Partner Swim Lessons are designed to provide swim training opportunities for adults to grow in their swimming technique, strength, and endurance. These lessons also offer swim lessons to children of students, faculty, and staff. Each Swim Instructor is a certified Water Safety Instructor and tailors your swim program to fit your needs! We provide a variety of packages to ensure your goals are met!


Stay tuned for Fall 2024 availability!

Private Swim Lessons


Partner Swim Lessons

Cost (Per Person)

Four 30-Minute Sessions $55 Four 30-Minute Sessions $45
Eight 30-Minute Sessions $95 Eight 30-Minute Sessions $85
Four 60-Minute Sessions $115 Four 60-Minute Sessions $75
Eight 60-Minute Sessions $200 Eight 60-Minute Sessions $160


Ongoing Promotion

If you sign up for a swim lesson package and wish to re-sign, you will receive 10% off your next package!



Lifeguard Certification Courses

Spring 2024 Lifeguard Certification classes are full! Stay tuned for upcoming dates.

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Class is open to the Liberty University and local Lynchburg communities. LaHaye Rec & Fit offers multiple Lifeguard Certification Courses per semester and Lifeguard Re-Certification Courses upon request.

Dates: Session 1: March 22-24, Session 2: April 12-14
Friday: 5-10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-7 p.m.
Location: LaHaye Aquatic Center
Price: Members: $175, Non-members: $195
Registration Deadlines: Session 1: March 15, Session 2: April 5

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Summer Swim Lessons

More info coming soon!

Over the summer, Campus Recreation is offering three 2 week sessions of summer swim lessons (Monday through Thursday for two consecutive weeks). Each week offers 4 different session options depending on the age and ability level of your child.

Session 1 – May 20-30 (Monday-Thursday)
Session 2 – June 17-27 (Monday-Thursday)
Session 1 – July 15-27 (Monday-Thursday)

Parent & Child / Pre-K – 8-8:45 a.m.
Beginner / Intermediate – 9-9:45 a.m.

Parent & Child (Infant)

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Pre-K (Ages 3–5)

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Beginner (Ages 6+)

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Intermediate (Ages 10+)

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