Intersession Reduced Facility Hours and Closures
The Minneapolis Recreation & Wellness Center and St. Paul Gymnasium will be operating under reduced hours from Saturday, May 16 through Sunday, June 14. All RecWell facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. Hours are as follows: Monday - Friday: 5:45am-8:00pm Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday: Noon-5:00pm Upcoming Summer HoursEffective June 15 - September 4 The Minneapolis Recreation & Wellness Center and St. Paul Gymnasium will be operating on summer hours from Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 28. All RecWell facilities will be closed July 3-4 for university holidays. Hours will be as follows: Monday - Friday: 5:45am-9:00pm* Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday: Noon-5:00pm*8:00pm in St. Paul
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.