Elevate your swim experience.

Swim, lounge, get certified, or take a class in the Olympic-size lap pool or leisure pool at the Cal Poly Recreation Center.

Aquatics Classes

Intermediate & Masters Swim

Looking to gain new skills, develop your stroke, or improve your technique? All skill levels and interests are welcome to take a dip! Choose between Intermediate and Masters swim classes based on your prior swim experience.

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Youth Swim Lessons

Learning to swim starts with ASI Aquatics’ Youth Swim Lessons! ASI Recreational Sports will now be offering small, tailored group Youth Swim Lessons to the children of Cal Poly Recreation Center members.

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Trainings & Certifications

SCUBA Certification

Have you ever wanted to learn from dive professionals in the open ocean or earn your PADI Open Water Certification? Now is your chance! Register for the Open Water SCUBA Class from ASI Aquatics and get coached by SLO Ocean Currents instructors in the basic problem-solving and dive systems that will empower you to have safe and enjoyable dives.

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Aquatics Facilities & Amenities

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Lap Pool

Dive into your aqua-fitness experience in our Olympic-size lap pool.

  • 20 lane Olympic-size pool (50 meters)
  • Depth ranges from 4’ to 7’ 6”
  • Temperature ranges from 79 to 81 degrees
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Leisure Pool

Float your worries away or play all day in the rejuvenating leisure pool.

  • 3,500 square foot wading area
  • Three lanes with depth ranging from 3′ 6″ to 4′ 6″
  • Temperature ranges from 80 to 83 degrees
  • Vortex resistance pool
  • Water basketball & water volleyball
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More Offerings

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Aquatic Gear

Kickboards, pull buoys, water jogging belts, aqua basketballs, and more are available on the pool deck. Additional gear can also be checked out or purchased at The Pro Shop.

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Aqua Fit

Splash up your routine! Aqua Fit is a great way to work out while minimizing joint stress. This class involves cardiovascular conditioning combined with strength and abdominal work.

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Become a Lifeguard

We’re always seeking enthusiastic, dedicated students to join the lifeguarding team!

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Spring Quarter | Week 10

June 5 - 11

(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)

Recreation Center Lap Pool Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 6am - 9pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8am - 7pm

Contact Information

General Contact


Larry Zubrin

Coordinator — Aquatics and Safety