Train with an aquatics professional!

The Campus Recreation Aquatics staff is ready, willing, and able to provide high-level instruction and training to you today! Our team of certified instructors offers a variety of lessons and certification courses to help meet your swimming goals. Read more about our programming below.

Meet the Instructors    Pool Rules and Policies

Private & Partner Swim Lessons
Group Swim Lessons for Minors
Lifeguard Certification Courses

Private & Partner Swim Lessons

Private & Partner Swim Lessons are designed to provide swim training opportunities for adults to grow in their swimming technique, strength, and endurance. These lessons also offer swim lessons to children of students, faculty, and staff. Each Swim Instructor is a certified Water Safety Instructor and tailors your swim program to fit your needs! We provide a variety of packages to ensure your goals are met!


Registration for Fall 2023 swim lessons is full. Stay tuned for Spring 2024 availability!

Private Swim Lessons


Partner Swim Lessons

Cost (Per Person)

Four 30-Minute Sessions $55 Four 30-Minute Sessions $45
Eight 30-Minute Sessions $95 Eight 30-Minute Sessions $85
Four 60-Minute Sessions $115 Four 60-Minute Sessions $75
Eight 60-Minute Sessions $200 Eight 60-Minute Sessions $160


Ongoing Promotion

If you sign up for a swim lesson package and wish to re-sign, you will receive 10% off your next package!



Lifeguard Certification Courses

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Class is open to the Liberty University and local Lynchburg communities. LaHaye Rec & Fit offers multiple Lifeguard Certification Courses per semester and Lifeguard Re-Certification Courses upon request.

Dates: February 24-26, March 24-26, April 14-16
Times: Fri, 5–10 p.m. | Sat, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. | Sun, Noon–7 p.m.
Location: LaHaye Aquatic Center & Conference Room
Price: Students/Faculty/Staff $175, Community $195
Registration Deadlines: February 16, March 16, April 6

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Summer Swim Lessons

Over the summer, Campus Recreation is offering three 2 week sessions of summer swim lessons (Monday through Thursday for two consecutive weeks) Each week offers 4 different session options depending on the age and ability level of your child.
All lessons will take place at the David’s Place Pool with Parent & Child / Pre-k lessons being held from 8:00 – 8:45 am and beginner/intermediate lessons being held from 9:00-9:45 am

Members | $100 Per Package
Non-Members | $135 Per Package


Session 1: May 22-26, May 29 – June 1
Session 2: June 19-22, June 26-29
Session 3: July 10-13, July 17-20

Parent & Child (Infant)

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Pre-K (Ages 3–5)

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Beginner (Ages 6+)

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Intermediate (Ages 10+)

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Semester Group Swim Lessons

Campus Recreation offers a limited amount of swim lessons to the Liberty and Lynchburg communities each semester. This program includes 8 days of 45-minute lessons. Our group of certified swim instructors teaches lessons for a wide range of skill levels and ages, so there is a session for you!

Dates: February 13-23
Times: 4:30–5:15 p.m. OR 5:30–6:15 p.m.
Location: LaHaye Aquatic Center
Ages: Parent & Child (Infancy+), Preschool (3+), Beginner, and Intermediate
Price: Members | $90
Non-Members | $130
Registration Deadline: February 3

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