Campus Recreation

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    Water covers more than three-fourths of the earth’s surface. It is the essence of all life on earth and has the power to move even mountains. In the Turner Center, we have harnessed more than 700,000 gallons for your use. Whether you are an accomplished swimmer, someone who enjoys water activities or are just beginning to learn a new aquatic activity, Campus Recreation has an aquatic program for you. So get your swimsuit on and jump in!


    Meet the Aquatics Staff

    MarkMark Garneau

    Assistant Director – Aquatics
    Phone: 662-915-7946
    Email: mgarneau@olemiss.edu

     


    Claire Harris (c)Claire Harris

    Graduate Assistant: Aquatics
    hcharri2@go.olemiss.edu
    662-915-7946

     

     

    Course Schedule

    Not only is swimming a great way to workout and have fun, it is also a lifesaving skill! We have revamped our swim lesson program to provide you with a better swimming experience! We have made the classes longer, as well as added age groups! Registrations can only be done in the Aquatics office, so head to the pool to reserve your spot! Registration for summer swim lessons begins April 13th!

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    Lifeguarding Class Schedule

    Are you interested in becoming lifeguard certified? The Department of Campus Recreation will be offering several lifeguarding classes this semester! Stop by the aquatics office today to register for a class!

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    Junior Lifeguarding

    Jr Lifeguard Course Spring 2015

     

     

    2 Day Course

    April 18th 9:30am – Noon

    April 19th 6-8pm

    Prerequisites  — Minimum age requirement 11 years old.

    Cost: $100 (includes pocket mask)

     

     

    ADA Offerings

    The pool has entry and exit points at various locations. In addition to the steps, we have two other options to assist those who have difficulty entering or exiting.

    A Portable Aquatic Lift is available as an Easy Ladder. The ladder is located on the wall near the lifeguard stand on the north side of the pool.

    The aquatics staff will also help anyone requesting assistance.

     

     

    Swim Around Oxford

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    This is a new way of getting you to incorporate swimming back into your workout routine. Each time you swim, sign in and record the number of yards you swam. We will keep track of your yardage by plotting your mileage around Oxford. Once you make the 20-mile swim around Oxford, you will receive a Swim Around Oxford T-shirt. Come check out the Swim Around Oxford board on the pool deck.

    If interested, stop by the Aquatics Office or email SWIM@olemiss.edu for further information.