Learn to Swim Mini Camps
Camp Dates Session 1: August 11-14 Session 2: August 18-21 About Mini Camps Mini camps are designed to continue the learning process and to minimize the time spent out of the water between Summer 3 and Fall 1 Sessions. Mini Camps are open to children ages 4 and older, and they will give young swimmers the opportunity to learn how a swim camp functions. For more information and to register, visit the Mini Camps page.
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.