Adult Swim Lessons
The aquatics programs offers private, semi-private, and group lessons instructed by certified water safety instructors. Private/semi-private run 60 minutes and the lesson dates/times are based on participant and instructor's schedules. Group lessons are scheduled in advance based on the swim series.
American University does not offer any youth lessons at this time. Please visit the Nation's Capital Swim Club website for information about our third party vendor whom rents the Aquatics Center.
Visit the Jacobs Fitness Center front desk to purchase any of the swim lesson packages.
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One-on-one private 60-minute lessons.
1 Lesson: $48.00
3 Lessons: $133.00
5 Lessons: $203.00
10 Lessons: $371.00
15 Lessons: $504.00
60-minute lessons for a pair of swimmers.
3 Lessons: $159.00 (per person: $79.50)
5 Lessons: $238.00 (per person: $119.00)
10 Lessons: $423.00 (per person: $211.50)
15 Lessons: $556.00 (per person: $278.00)
Intro to Recreational Swim
February 4, February 11, February 18 @ 2pm
Do you want to feel more comfortable and stronger in the water but don't know where to start? If this is you, then our swimming lessons are a perfect fit! For just $25.00 you will be enrolled in a series of three group lessons at the Reeves Aquatic Center! Sign up at the Jacobs Fitness Center front desk today!
February 18, February 25, March 4 @ 2pm
Do you already have some swimming skills but want to add swimming to your fitness and improve your stroke? For just $25 you will be enrolled in a series of three group lessons at the Reeves Aquatic Center! Sign up at the Jacobs Fitness Center front desk today!
Lifeguard Certification Class:
April 7, 14, 21 @ 1pm
This class will be provide entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses. Must be able to pass the prerequisites before taking class.
Swim laps and earn prizes. See lifeguards to receive more information and your card.