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

Swim Lessons
Lifeguard Certification Courses

Swim Fit

Swim Fit is designed to provide swim training opportunities for students to grow in their swimming technique, strength, and endurance through private or partner swim sessions. Swim Fit also offers 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!

Both Private & Partner Swim Sessions can be registered for at the front desk of LaHaye Rec & Fit. Email for more information or questions.

Private Swim Lessons


Partner Swim Lessons

Cost (Per Person)

Four 30 Minute Sessions $42.50 Four 30 Minute Sessions $32.60
Four 60 Minute Sessions $82.50 Four 60 Minute Sessions $62.50
Eight 30 Minute Sessions $85 Eight 30 Minute Sessions $65
Eight 60 Minute Sessions $165 Eight 60 Minute Sessions $125

Lifeguard Certification Courses

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: TBD
Times: Fri, 6–9 p.m. | Sat, 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. | Sun, Noon–7 p.m.
Location: LaHaye Aquatic Center & Conference Room
Price: Students/Faculty/Staff $175, Community $195

Check Back for Fall 2022 Registration

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Summer Swim Lessons

Over the summer, Campus Recreation is offering 5 weeks of summer swim lessons! Each week offers 5 different session options depending on the age and ability level of your child. Lessons are $65/week for non-members of LaHaye Rec & Fit and $45/week for members.

  • Week 1 | May 30–June 2 | Reg. Deadline May 25
  • Week 2 | June 13-16 | Reg. Deadline June 8
  • Week 3 | June 27-30 | Reg. Deadline June 22
  • Week 4 | July 11-14 | Reg. Deadline July 6
  • Week 5 | July 25-28 | Reg. Deadline July 20

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Semester Swim Lessons

Campus Recreation offers a limited amount of swim lessons to the Liberty and Lynchburg communities each semester. This program includes 8 days of 45-minute lessons. Our group of certified swim instructors teaches lessons for a wide range of skill levels and ages, so there is a session for you!

Check Back for Fall 2022 Registration

Email for more information.