Home School Program

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Any child who attends grade school at home is eligible to participate, and the program is open to both UAB affiliated and non-UAB affiliated persons. The Home School Sport and Swim seeks to build skills in physical education and team sports. 
A certified swim instructor will be present to conduct organized lessons during the swimming portion and youth program staff will be conducting the physical activity portion for each session.


Available Sessions FALL 2015

• Session 1: August 12
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Soccer

• Session 2: September 9
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Kickball

• Session 3: October 14
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Volleyball 

• Session 4: November 18
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Basketball

•Session 5: December 9
1-2:30 pm: Swimming
2:45-4:00 pm: Wiffleball

Available Sessions SPRING 2016

• Session 1: January 13
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Ultimate Frisbee

• Session 2: February 10
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Fitness

• Session 3: March 9
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Badminton

• Session 4: April 13
1-2:30 pm: Swimming 
2:45-4:00 pm: Soccer

Home School FAQ’s

1) Will there be trained lifeguards around for the swimming portion of the program? 
Yes. The UAB Campus Recreation Center always has at least two lifeguards monitoring the pool areas at all times. Plus there will be a certified swim instructor available for lessons.

2) Where is the UAB Campus Recreation Center? 
The UAB Campus Recreation Center is located at 1501 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35294. 

3) Can I stay with my student during the program? 
Yes. While parents/guardians are not required to stay, they are more than welcome to. Parents can enjoy our lounge areas which overlook the pool or parents can enjoy our outside patio. 

4) Where do I park? 
Public parking can be found in the 16th St. parking deck directly across the street from the UAB Campus Recreation Center. 

5) What is the cost?
It is $15 for the first child in each immediate family and $10 for each succeeding child. These prices are per session. An immediate family with two children attending would pay $25 per session.

6) Where do I register?
You can register over the phone at 205-996-5038 or email recmembership@uab.edu. You can also stop by the UAB Campus Recreation Center during normal operating hours to sign up with Membership Services. *Those registering over the phone will need to come in for payment and to sign the appropriate documents before the session begins.