Learn to Swim Program

For decades, Lamar University has provided professional, low-cost swimming lessons to the Southeast Texas community. Our staff offers both one-on-one lessons and group lessons.

Group Lessons

  • Open to ages 1 year to adult
  • Eight 30 to 45-minute lessons over eight days
  • Cost: $65 for eight 30 to 45-minute lessons

One-on-One Lessons

  • Open to ages 5 years to adult
  • Four 30-minute lessons over four days
  • Cost: $65 for four 30-minute lessons

Why LU Learn to Swim?

  • Our lessons are open to the community - you don't have to be an LU/LIT student or staff member to participate.
  • Classes are taught by Red Cross-certified instructors.
  • We follow a structured program to ensure easy transition between each level:
    • Parent-and-Child 1 & 2
    • Pre-School Aquatics 1, 2, & 3
    • Learn-to-Swim 1-6
  • We also offer Adult lessons.