The University of Alabama has four swimming pools located on campus to serve the students, faculty, and staff of the University as well as the surrounding community. The Aquatic Center, home to The University of Alabama Swimming and Diving team, is complete with a 50-meter Olympic pool with diving platforms and an outdoor 25yd by 25m pool equipped with heating and cooling systems for year-round pool temperature comfort.  These facilities allow University Recreation to offer a variety of aquatic programming including swim lessons for all ages and abilities, lifeguard training, CPR/AED training, First Aid training, lifeguard instructor training, and Water Safety Instructor training.

Educational Opportunities

University Recreation Aquatics offers a wide selection of American Red Cross Health and Safety Training Courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general community.