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Whether you are a beginner or a competitive swimmer, diver, or athlete, we have a program for you to join.

Open swim, dive, and kayak

It is free for Northern Arizona University students to use our facilities during these times. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date!

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Academic Open/lap swim schedule:
Monday-Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:30* p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30* p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30* p.m.

*The front desk will close 15 minutes prior to the end of open swim.

Summer Open/lap swim schedule (starts 1 Jun 2015):
Monday-Friday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Open dive/kayak
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Group Swimming Lessons

We offer American Red Cross lessons throughout the year to children and adults. No swimming skills are required, as each 30 minute class is tailored to the needs of the participants.  American Red Cross-certified water safety instructors teach all swim lessons.  Register for a session by clicking on the Courses link on the left navigation bar.


Session 1: Sep 21 - Oct 14, 2015
Session 2: Oct 26 - Nov 18, 2015

Session 1: Sep 22 - Oct 15, 2015
Session 2: Oct 27 - Nov 19, 2015

Session 1: Sep 26 - Oct 17, 2015
Session 2: Oct 31 - Nov 21, 2015

Registration fees:
$30 NAU students
$35 NAU Faculty/Staff/Alumni
$40 Community

*half off (4 sessions total)

Swim lesson schedule for Fall 2015Swim lesson schedule for Summer 2015

Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Private and semi-private swim lessons are available for all ages and skill levels-whether you are just learning to swim or want help refining your stroke. Please fill out and return your completed registration form to 

Private Swim Lesson Packages*

Package A:        4 lessons       $80
Package B:        8 lessons     $140
Package C:      12 lessons     $180

Semi-Private Swim Lesson Packages*

                                              2 students       3 students      
Package A:        4 lessons         $100              $120
Package B:        8 lessons         $160              $180
Package C:       12 lessons        $200              $225

*Payment is not due until the date of the first lesson

Private and Semi-Private Registration Forms

American Red Cross classes

Take a training course to learn life-saving skills from our American Red Cross certified instructors.  Courses such as CPR/AED Pro-Rescue, CPR and First Aid Instructor, First Aid, Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Certifications are offered year round. Click here to see this semester's class schedule.

Aqua Group Fitness Classes

Say 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.  For class days and times check the semester schedule online.

Beginning/Intermediate Lap Swim

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!  throughout the workout learn about the competitive strokes, drills, and how to properly use the various equipment.  Four week classes are held every Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 p.m.- 7:20 p.m. during the academic year. Register today by clicking on the Courses link in the left navigation bar!

Fall 2015

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Session 1:  8 Sep - 1 Oct 2015
Session 2: 6 - 29 Oct 2015
Session 3: 3 Nov - 1 Dec 2015 (no class on 26 Nov 2015)


For the swimmer looking for additional help with technique, Swiminars provide additional time with an instructor to refine strokes, starts, and turns.  Beginning 19 Sep 2015, drop in sessions are held every Saturday from 3-4pm.  This can also be used as a make-up for PES classes with a PES make-up form.  FREE for students and members, $5.00 for all other patrons.

Northern Arizona Diving (NAD) club

Northern Arizona Diving (NAD) is a registered USA Diving and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) diving club. It is open to divers of all ages.  

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Academic Year Hours
Monday-Friday: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Friday 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
For additional information contact Nikki Kelsey at 928-523-8010.

Lumberjack Aquatics (LJAX)

LJAX is a highly competitive swimming team that is registered with USA Swimming. It is open to swimmers of various ages—both students and members of the community.  For additional information contact Laura Thomas at or 770-596-2719 or visit the LJAX website.

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Academic Year Hours
Tuesday/Thursday:  6:00 a.m. -7:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday:  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday:  6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Summer Hours:
Tuesday/Thursday:  6:00 a.m. -7:30 a.m.
Monday-Friday:  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday:  6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Northern Arizona Masters (NAM)

NAM is a competitive swimming program for adults of varying skill levels.  

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Masters Swimming practice times are the following:

Fall and spring semesters:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Friday: TBD 
Saturday*: 6:30 am - 8:00 am

*Saturdays may be cancelled due to programming.

School breaks and holidays*:

Monday and Wednesday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00 am - 7:30 am
*All practices are cancelled through the winter holiday.

Summer semester:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 6:00 am-7:30 am
Saturday: 6:30 am - 8:00 am