Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Educational Opportunities offered by University Recreation Aquatics. We provide interactive learning opportunities throughout the year as listed below. To register in person, print and fill out the Registration Form and bring both documents by the Membership Office at the Student Recreation Center during our business hours. To register online, please visit the UREC Shop

For additional questions or information, email urecswim@ua.edu.

Lifeguarding Course

The purpose of the ARC Blended Learning Lifeguard course is to provide entry-level lifeguard candidates with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide a professional level of care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.