Join the FindYourFit Wellness Challenge
November 17 - December 19 The #FindYourFit Wellness Challenge is a fun and motivating journey to promote an active and healthy University of Minnesota campus. This challenge encourages you to take part in getting active, accessing the on-campus health and wellness resources, as well as allowing you to learn more about yourself in the process. This is an individual challenge, although we encourage you to participate with friends! Have fun with it! READ MORE AND GET STARTED TODAY!
Thanksgiving Reduced Facility Hours and Closures
All Recreation and Wellness facilities will be closed on November 27-28 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. See more information below for specific hours during the week of November 24: Thanksgiving Week Hours Monday, November 24: Regular Fall Hours Tuesday, November 25: Regular Fall Hours Wednesday, November 26: Facilities open 5:45am-9:00pm* Thursday, November 27: All RecWell Facilities Closed Friday, November 28: All Recell Facilities Closed Saturday, November 29: Facilities open 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday, November 30: Regular Fall Hours *Note: The Recreational Sports Dome will operate on its own hours during the break. View the Rec Sports Dome page for up-to-date hours. Have a great Thanksgiving Holiday!
The University Aquatic Center features a 50-meter competition pool and adjacent diving well, both of which are accessed by athletes and recreational swimmers alike. Other aquatic facilities managed by Rec Sports are the St. Paul Gymnasium Pool and the Cooke Hall Pools. These four aquatic facilities serve the entire University of Minnesota community through their high quality events, programming, and open recreational opportunities.
Open Recreation Lap Swim
Open recreation lap swimming is offered daily on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.
Learn to Swim
The Learn to Swim program focuses on water safety and fun for all ages. Participants learn a solid foundation of swimming skills and build upon them throughout the program.
Water aerobics offers the essentials of cardiovascular exercise, resistance training, and flexibility in a warm water environment. Instructors utilize an assortment of equipment and techniques to accommodate all ability levels. No swimming experience is needed.
Twin Cities Swim Team (TWIN)
TWIN provides a comprehensive competitive swim program from the developmental through Masters swimming levels. TWIN uses the sport of swimming to teach the importance of hard work, dedication, team building, and individual improvement to maximize the potential of each member.