swimming pool

Don't wait for your ship to come in... swim out to it! Our Aquatics program offers something for everyone. Come dive in!

Pool Hours

Monday 5AM - 8PM
Tuesday 5AM - 8PM
Wednesday 5AM - 8PM
Thursday 5AM - 8PM
Friday 5AM - 7PM
Saturday 8AM - 7PM
Sunday 1PM - 5PM

Swim Lessons - American Red Cross Certified!

The University Fitness Center offers swim lessons throughout the year starting at just $50. All of our instructors are professionally trained with years of experience in teaching and encouraging success at all skill levels.

2022 Swim Lesson Registration

Summer Swim Lesson Registration for sessions 2 and 3 will take place May 23rd - May 27th from 11am-1pm. A swim test will be required for registration. Registration must be made in person. For additional information, view the 2022 swim lessons brochure or contact swimlessons@uah.edu.

Lifeguard Courses

  • Dive into a great job and become a lifeguard! UAH Aquatics hosts opportunities throughout the year for UAH students to become American Red Cross certified lifeguards.

Aquatics Classes

Aquatics classes such as AQUA Fit and AQUA Zumba are held regularly in the UFC pool. You'll find the monthly schedule and descriptions of each aquatics class listed on the Group Exercise page.

Facility & Pool Policy

Lap Lane Etiquette

  • Please acknowledge the swimmer already in the lane before beginning your workout.
  • Please limit your workout to 30 minutes when others are waiting.
  • Please don’t swim through the water fitness classes.
  • When passing a fellow swimmer, please be careful.
  • When sharing the space, please swim on the right of the lane in both directions.
  • Lanes are only for lap swimming unless reserved for other programs.
  • UFC strives to maintain 2-4 lanes for lap swimming during all hours of pool operation. Lanes will be restricted to only three when group fitness classes are occurring or more than 15 open swim participants. Only ONE will be available on Saturday mornings from 9:00am-11:30am and Sundays from 1:00pm-4:30pm. Please refer to the monthly Aquatic Exercise Schedule and Facility Schedule which directly influence the number of lanes available at specific times. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to a lifeguard.

Contact the Aquatic Department

To inquire about anything aquatics, including classes and swimming lessons, contact our aquatics staff.

Email
256-824-5528