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Facility Hours

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

Swim Lessons

VCU Rec Sports offers swim lessons for adults and children, including group lessons and private/semi-private swim lessons.


Certifications help individuals work their way towards becoming lifeguards, lifeguard instructors, and water safety instructors.


VCU Recreational Sports Aquatics Program provides students and members the opportunity to develop a wide range of water-based skills, while having fun.

U.S. Master's Swimming

The U.S. Master's Swimming workouts are designed for all types of swimmers - competitors, tri-athletes and fitness swimmers.

Water Exercise

A variety of water exercise classes are available at Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center and MCV Campus Aquatic Center.

Special Swim Times

Rec Sports offers Female Only and Male Only swim time, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on alternating Friday nights at MCV Campus Aquatic Center. Monday-Friday nights we offer family swim time at Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center Leisure Pool, 5:00 - 7:30pm.


A list of frequently asked questions regarding swim lessons, attire, and others.

Aquatic Center Rules

The following rules are for all facilities that Recreational Sports operates and manages. This includes Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center and MCV Campus Aquatic Center.

Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center

Located inside the gym, this pool offers an array of features including a circle swimming lanes pool, drop slide, water basketball and more.

MCV Campus Aquatic Center

The aquatic center includes a 25-meter pool, spa, and water basketball area and is located within Larrick Student Center on the MCV Campus.