Aquatics

Students playing a game in the Cary Street Gym pool
AN instructor guiding a swim lesson participant in the pool
Adult Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons are designed to help adults who want to learn an array of swimming techniques.

A swimmer doing laps at the MCV Campus Aquatic Center
Facility Hours

View facility hours for both the Cary Street Gym and MCV Campus Aquatic Center.

Children and parents at a Children's Swim Lessons class
Children's Swim Lessons

We offer 10 levels of swim lesson classes for children of Recreational Sports members as well as non-members.

A swim instructor demonstrates a swim stroke to a student
Private and Semi-private Swim Lessons

Lessons designed to meet the individual swimming needs of beginner to advanced swimmers.

Four children play water basketball at Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center
Special Swim Times

Special swim times to serve the needs of the VCU community.

Lifeguard safety course instructor going over directions
Aquatic Certifications

Rec Sports offers a variety of American Red Cross Aquatic Certifications.

A VCU student balances himself on a key log roll at the Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center
Log Rolling and Slacklining Clinics

Join OAP and Aquatics to learn how to log roll and slackline.