Aquatic Programs

Sunrise Swim: Enjoy your morning workout in aquatics without all the bright lights. The overhead lighting will be reduced and the underwater lighting will be turned on. Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:00 a.m - during the academic year

Night Swim: Relax at the end of the day in aquatics. The overhead lighting will be turned down and the underwater lighting and fire pit will be turned on. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Nights: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. - during the academic year

Grab your friends and a towel and get ready to try out all things Aquatics at our Pool Party! We will have log rolling, floaties, and fun!

Sunday, August 27

Free for all students and members

Friday, October 20 

Come enjoy a relaxing night in aquatics with giant floaties, unicorns, rubber ducks and more! This FREE event is only held once this semester!

Key Log Rolling

Try out our latest program in Aquatics, Key Log Rolling! The goal is simple: Stay on the log longer than the other person. 

Thursday Evenings during the academic year
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Location: Leisure pool vortex circle

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.

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

This beginner adult group swim class is for the novice swimmer who wants to learn the basics of swimming and water survival while gaining comfort in the water. Must have goggles and proper swimwear to participate.

Session 1: Sep. 19 - Oct. 5 - 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Session 2: Oct. 10 - Oct. 26 - 6:20-7:05 p.m.

Cost: Student $45.00, Non-Student (must be a member) $60.00
Limited to the first 5 participants per class - must register for a spot. Registration closes 1 week prior to the start date. Click here to register

The NDSU Wellness Center has partnered with Mick's Scuba to bring you a scuba course in aquatics! The class will be offered for $320.

The scuba course will meet for 6 weeks from 6-10 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning September 26.

Click here to register

Staff tested, student approved! The Wellness Center will offer a one-day tournament for canoe battleship using our own canoes. Put together your team and prepare to sink all the opposing canoes in this team oriented, fast-paced, exciting offering that we are happy to have in aquatics! Click here to check out our intramural page to register and for more information. 

Date: Oct. 1

Registration Deadline: Sep. 27


Bring the kids for a fun afternoon at the pool!

Dates: Sep. 24, Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Dec. 3
12-3 p.m. 

Members: Up to two children free, $6 for any additional children and non-member adults 

Non-members: One parent/guardian free, all children and additional adults $6

Run, walk, bike, swim or row your way to a healthier you in 2023! Write your name on the Challenge Leaderboard on first floor fitness and start recording your minutes of cardio in 15-minute increments. The goal each month is to reach 150 minutes of cardio per week. Reach the goal for the month and be entered to win a variety of prizes! Any cardio activity will count towards this challenge. Keep yourself accountable and enjoy friendly competition! 

Cost: Free

Dates: Aug. 18-31, Sep. 1-30, Oct. 1-31, Nov. 1-30





Ryan MacMaster
Associate Director of Operations, Aquatics & Fitness 

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