Aquatics

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Aquatic Program Registration

Fall 2019 dates are now available!

Fargo, N.D. - Red Cross Learn-to-Swim courses offered through the NDSU Swim Academy are designed to provide children and young teens with a positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experience. Each class is filled with fun, engaging and challenging activities that motivate participants to want to perform and learn how to swim.

All sessions run for six weeks on Saturday mornings. All instructors are WSI certified and each class has a student to teacher ratio of 6:1. (parent/child, preschool and levels 1 and 2 have a ratio of 4:1) 

Session 1: September 7th - October 12th

Session 2: October 19th - November 23rd

To register, please click here.

For detailed descriptions of each level and all available session times, refer to the Swim Academy Page.

Aquatic Facility

Aquatics at the NDSU Wellness Center opened in the fall of 2016. Students voted for the project in 2013, adding $29.16/semester to the wellness fee for construction. An additional $27.12 was added to the wellness fee in 2016 to support the operations of the facility. Aquatics has a wide variety of aquatic, fitness and intramural programming - check it out at wellnessportal.ndsu.edu. Amenities of the facility include:

  • Six lane, 25-yard lap pool
  • Leisure pool including:
    • Spa/hot tub
    • Vortex circle
    • Zero-degree entry and lounge space 
    • Basketball and volleyball nets
    • Fire pit
    • Wet classroom
  • Sauna
  • GroupFIT classes
  • Aquatic and intramural programming
  • Men's and women's locker rooms
  • Gender-neutral locker room

 

Aquatics Hours

Saturday, August 24th - Thursday, December 19th 2019
Leisure Pool & Hot TubLap Pool
Monday, Wednesday, Friday6:00 - 8:00 a.m.
4:00 - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 - 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
4:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday6:00 - 8:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
4:00 - 10:30 p.m.
6:00 - 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
4:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday12:00 - 8:00 p.m.9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday12:00 - 10:30 p.m.12:00 - 10:30 p.m.

 

Holiday hours and specialty closures can be viewed here: 
https://www.ndsu.edu/wellness/about_us/hours_of_operation/

*Sauna is open when leisure or lap pool is open.

*Hot tub is open only when leisure pool is open.

*Hours are subject to change.

Policies

  Policy  Dress Code  Hours of Operation  

Contact


Ryan MacMaster
Assistant Director of Operations and Aquatics
Ryan.MacMaster@ndsu.edu 
701.231.5216

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