Campus Recreation

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Swim Lessons

Group Swim Lessons

AgeClass TitleTime
6 months - 2 yearsBaby Fish5:15-5:45 p.m.
3-5 yearsWhite Fish5:15-6:00 p.m.
Red Fish5:15-6:00 p.m.
White Fish6:15-7:00 p.m.
6-8 yearsRed Fish5:15-6:00 p.m.
White Fish6:15-7:00 p.m.
Red Fish6:15-7:00 p.m.
9-12 years Red Fish 6:15-7:00 p.m.
White Fish 6:15-7:00 p.m.
Red Fish 7:15-8:00 p.m.
Adult Beginner 7:15-8:00 p.m.
Group lessons meet on Sundays, Mondays/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

Below are the descriptions of each of the different swim levels:

Adult Beginner

This class is programmed to assist students in gaining confidence in the water, learning water safety skills, and developing proper swimming techniques. The class meets for 45 minutes.

Red Fish

In this level, students begin learning strokes, breathing techniques, swimming comfortably on their back, and performing skills independently. They will work with instructors to perfect strokes and breathing. The students will progress to deep water and begin to perform streamline swimming. The class meets for 45 minutes.

White Fish

This level is designed for children who are new to swimming or would like to gain more confidence in the water. This class will help children become comfortable putting their faces in the water, floating, and blowing bubbles. Children will learn basic water safety skills with the support of the instructor and advance to swimming short distances. Students enrolled must be at least three years old. The class meets for 45 minutes.

Baby Fish

Baby Fish is the first level of swim lessons; guardians are required to be in the water with their children at all times. The purpose of this level is to introduce and promote the child’s comfort to the water. It is important for guardians to learn the skills necessary to help their child with basic water skills. Students enrolled must be at least six months old. The class meets for 30 minutes.


Click here to register for group swim lessons.


Individual Swim Lessons

Individual lessons are 30-minute-long sessions with a trained Ole Miss Campus Recreation swim instructor. Our instructors work to individualize each lesson to the participants’ needs, goals, and capabilities. We offer individual lessons in packages of 3 or 6 lessons. The cost is $50.00 for 3 lessons and $90.00 for 6 lessons.  

We are not accepting individual swim lessons registrations at this time. 


Refund Policy

Full refunds will only be granted up to 72 hours before the first class. After the first class meeting, any refund will be reviewed by the Coordinator of Aquatics. Email to request a refund.