Aquatics & Safety
Rec Sports Facilities COVID-19 Information
Spring/Summer 2023 Aquatic Center Updates:
The Department of Rec Sports - Student Aquatic Center Lap Pool will open February 27th, 2023
The Department of Rec Sports - Student Aquatic Center Leisure Pool and Spa will open April 24th, 2023
Family Hours will begin on Saturday, May 13th. Family Hours will be held on Saturday and Sunday each weekend throughout the summer from 10:00am - 2:00pm.
Eligible participants for Family Hours will be immediate family members only (please be prepapred to present I.D's to front desk) and grandchildren.
For more information regarding our Facilities, Programs, Hours of Operation, and Swim Lessons – please email our Aquatics Coordinator at Tyler.Fortenberry@louisiana.edu
Hours and Season Dates:
Check out the hours and season open/close dates on the Hours/Schedule page.
Student Aquatics Center
The Student Aquatic Center has everything you need to get a great swim workout, plenty of space to relax in our leisure pool on the pool deck, and a sand volleyball court for a littel competition with friends!
Our 8-lane heated lap pool is 25 yards (70 laps is a mile). We have kick boards, fins, and other swim equipment for a comprehensive workout.
The leisure pool is a resort-style pool that has a beach entry that you can easily walk into. The depth goes from 0 feet to 4 feet and there is a volleyball net read for your use! Also included are 2 water features and a current cannel you can relax and float around.
Pool Deck Area
The pool deck has plenty of lounge chairs ready for you and multiple picnic tables, including a table with accessible seating. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcomed on the deck but are not allowed in the pool. No glass is allowed anywhere at the Student Aquatics Center.
Sand Volleyball Court
The court has a a net and out-of-bounds markers. Grab a volleyball, a few friends, and you're ready to go!
The lockers rooms offer access to and from the Bourgeois Hall main building. There are restrooms, showers, and lockers. More information on lockers can be found on the Front Desk Services page.
Check out our SAC FAQ's to learn more!
Rec Sports holds American Red Cross courses taught by certified instructors. To see the current class, requirements for registering, and more, see the American Red Cross Courses page.
For information regarding our summer Swim Lessons program, please email our Aquatics Coordinator Tyler Fortenberry