Lessons and classes

Male aiding female in lesson

We offer swimming lessons, CPR training, lifeguarding classes, aqua fitness classes, and more. Whether you are a student, faculty, staff, or community member, we have something for you.

Swimming lessons

Learn more about our swim classes, offered by the American Red Cross to university students, faculty, staff, and community members, by clicking on the Courses link on the left navigation bar.

Fall Session 1: September 8 - October 2, 2014
Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday

Fall Session 2: October 6 - 30, 2014
Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday

Click here for more information on our fall weekday and Saturday classes.

Safety classes and schedules

Find out information, dates, and times for safety classes offered at the Wall Aquatic Center by clicking on the Courses link on the left navigation bar.

Aqua Fitness Classes

Stay fit and have fun when you attend our fitness classes. Work out using the water’s natural resistance for muscle toning, balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning.

Beginning/Intermediate Lap Swim

Beginning and Intermediate Adult Learn to Swim classes

Interested in staying fit with swimming, but not quite ready for a full masters workout? The beginning/intermediate lap swim class is just for you! Learn about the competitive strokes, drills, and how to properly use the various equipment and participate in a workout. The class runs monthly every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m. First session runs September 9th - October 2nd, 2014. Second session is October 7th - 30th, 2014. Register today by clicking on the Courses link in the left navigation bar!


Students  $30 
Faculty/Staff/Alumni  $35 
Community  $40




For the swimmer looking for additional help with technique, Swiminars provide additional time with an instructor to refine strokes, starts, and turns. Beginning September 13th, 2014 sessions are held every Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Can be used as a make up for PES classes with the PES make up form. Free for students and members, $5.00 for all other patrons. Drop in on Saturday!

Aqua Group Exercise Classes

Aqua Group Exercise Classes

These classes are free for Northern Arizona University students and Wall Aquatic Center pass-holders. All others must purchase a day pass. Look at the Group Exercise Schedule for more information. Dress accordingly: bathing suit and towels are not provided.


ClassDay & TimeDescription
Aqua BootcampMondays 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.Experience power, strength, and agility movements in and out of the water. This class will push your limits while you fight through the resistance of the water and move through plyometric exercises on land.
Aqua FitTuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.A high intensity, high energy class, this class will incorporate interval training in a suspended environment providing you with an incredible cardiovascular and resistance training workout. You will sculpt and tone your muscles incorporating leg strengthening exercises, sculling and through the use of resistive aqua equipment.
Aqua TRXWednesdays 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.Aqua TRX consists of stations, circuits and intervals that utilize both the water and the TRX® (on land). This workout will make you feel the small muscles you never thought you had! You will feel the burn in and out of the water.


Reasonable accommodation

Patrons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Make requests as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Please contact Disability Resources at 928-523-8773 to assist with your needs.


Effective January 1st, 2013

Refunds that occur on the same day and within the same cashier shift as the original transaction may be refunded immediately in the same form as they were accepted. 

All other refund requests must be submitted to Campus Recreation Services in writing via email to reccenter@nau.edu.  Approved refunds will be submitted to the EMSA Business Office for processing.

Approved cash and check refunds will incur a 20% processing fee and a check will be issued within 30-60 business days.  Approved credit card refunds will incur a 20% processing fee and will be refunded via credit card.

Campus Recreation Services credit is available, in lieu of a refund, and will not incur a processing fee.

Refunds for purchases under $25.00 will be issued in the form of Campus Recreation Services credit.  Credits can only be applied to other Campus Recreation Services programs and purchases and must be used by the end of the fiscal year.

For any program canceled by the department, participants will receive a full refund of all registration fees paid thus far.