Adaptive Aquatics | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa


Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are available for youth and adult participants, and are offered to participants of all demographics.  Many of the participants are international participants and include University students, faculty, staff, and members of the community or their children.  We also offer lessons in both group and private settings.

More information regarding swim lessons can be found here


Adaptive Red Cross Curriculum 

Red Cross Courses for both certifications and swimming lessons follow American Red Cross curriculum that includes and teaches adaptive methods for instructing skills to those with disabilities.  The individuals who receive certifications to instruct swimming or lifeguarding classes in our facilities are taught methods to adapt their lesson plans to include people who have disabilities.  Interested in obtaining the certification?  Visit our website to learn more.