Aquatics | Recreational Services
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Recreational Services offers a variety of aquatics programs at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and the Field House.  Programs include Swim Lessons, Open Swim, Lap Swim, Masters Swim, an age group competitive swim club (the Iowa Flyers), and Red Cross Certification Courses.  We also host a number of special events including all Iowa Hawkeye Swimming and Diving competitions (including the 2019 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships), age-group and club swimming meets, diving competitions, water polo, Division of Student Life activities, and private party events.

Swim Lessons

It’s never too early (or late) to learn how to swim! We offer youth and adult swim lessons for all levels. We also offer private lessons.

Iowa Flyers Swim Club

IFLY is a competitive age-group swim club open to University of Iowa members and the general public which offers participation levels from developmental through Masters swimming.

Masters Swimming

Our Masters Swimming program is for anyone 18 years or older who wants to improve their swimming skills and use swimming as an aerobic fitness activity. 

Certification Courses

Throughout the year, we offer Red Cross certification courses including Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, and Lifeguarding Instructor courses. 

Contact Us

Emily Downes
Associate Director, Aquatics
Nick Remmes
Assistant Director, Aquatics
Nathan Mundt
Assistant Director, Aquatics & Head Coach, IFLY Swim Club
Tanja Avant
Assistant Coach, IFLY Swim Club
Chris Freeman
Assistant Coach, IFLY Swim Club