Aquatics

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 & Advanced 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 Advanced 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 offers small, tailored group lessons to the children of Cal Poly Recreation Center members, ages 4 to 16.

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Trainings & Certifications

SCUBA COURSES

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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American Red Cross Certifications

Dive into safety with and earn an American Red Cross certification through ASI Aquatics! Gain the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies through our lifeguarding and CPR/First-Aid/AED courses. All-inclusive pricing covers instruction, testing, and certification costs.

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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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Hours

Spring Quarter | Week 9

May 27 - June 2

(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)

Recreation Center Lap Pool Hours

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

Hours

Spring Quarter | Week 9

May 27 - June 2

(Applicable modified hours shown in red.)

Recreation Center Leisure Pool Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 11am - 7pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Contact Information

General Contact

Aquatics

Larry Zubrin

Coordinator — Aquatics and Safety