• Private and Semi-Private Swim lessons are offered for the individual who needs a more flexible and individualized program. Instructors will follow the UAB Swim School curriculum and tailor lessons to the goals of the individual. These 30 minute lessons are great for adults, children, and special needs individuals. Packages of 3, 5, or 10 lessons are available.

    Interested in Private Swim Lessons?

    • Complete an online private swim lesson request form
    • Once an online request is received, you will be contacted by an Aquatics professional staff member to match you with a swim instructor.
    • Once matched, you will be contacted by your swim instructor to confirm your first lesson date and time. Then, you may pay for a lesson package.

    Submit Private Swim Lesson Request

    Available Lesson Times

    Times available for private lessons vary based on pool availability and instructor schedules. Private lessons are not conducted during times scheduled for group lessons or rentals.

    • Monday - Tuesday: 8:00am - 3:30pm and 7:30pm
    • Wednesday: 11:00am - 3:30pm and 7:30pm
    • Thursday - Friday: 8:00am - 3:30pm and 7:30pm
    • Saturday 8:00am and 12:00pm - 7:30pm
    • Sunday 9:00am - 7:30pm

      Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
    Lesson Requests Open September 30 January 20 TBD
    Lesson Requests Close November 1 March 16 TBD

    *Lesson requests will not be accepted when requests are closed. Dates are subject to change

  • Private Swim Lessons
    Affiliation 3 Lessons 5 Lessons 10 Lessons
    Members $63 $100 $180
    Non-Members $75 $115 $200

    Semi Private Swim Lessons
    Affiliation 3 Lessons 5 Lessons 10 Lessons
    Members $48/ea. $80/ea. $150/ea.
    Non-Members $54/ea. $85/ea. $160/ea.
    • Private swim lessons are 30 minutes long
    • Private lessons are not taught during any scheduled group swim lessons.
    • Lessons must be paid for 48 hours prior to the scheduled lesson or the lesson time will be cancelled.
    • Lessons can be paid for in person at the Recreation Center.
    • Lesson fees are non-refundable and non-transferable from member to member.
    • All lessons must be used and redeemed within 6 months of purchase.
    • Any lessons that were not used during the 6 month period will be rendered and the student must purchase a new training package if they wish to continue training.
    • There are no refunds for those students who become injured, ill, or unable to use the remainder of their purchased lessons.
    • Cancellation of a lesson must be done 12 hours in advance of the scheduled appointment to be eligible for a rescheduled appointment. Otherwise, the lesson will be considered rendered.
    • If a student cancels 3 times in a row, the lesson time may be given to another student.
    • Semi-private lessons are for 2 persons of equal abilities as determined by the instructor.
    • If one student does not show for a scheduled semi-private lesson the lesson is still considered rendered for that individual.
    • If a student arrives late for an appointment, the service will not be rescheduled or extended.
    • If CRCT cancels or interrupts an appointment, the patron may reschedule for another time within the 6 month period of purchase