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Private Lessons

Novel Coronavirus - Programming and Facility Impacts

Campus Recreation has suspended all student focused activities for the foreseeable future. This includes, intramural sports, group exercise, personal training, club sports, and swim lessons. 

*The Student Recreation Center will remain closed until further notice.

Rec Guide  Facility Impacts Facility Hours

private swim instruction 

Private lessons at the WVU Student Rec Center are a good alternative for those who need more personalized interaction with a swim instructor. In a private lesson, a client’s individual needs can be identified and a strategic plan can be made to help that student find success and confidence in the water. Each 30-minute lesson will be held in the Student Recreation Center Leisure pool. Lesson times are flexible as we strive to work closely with your schedule. Private swim lessons are designed for participants at least 3 years old up to adulthood. 

Individuals interested in enrolling should register at the SRC welcome desk. After registering, our student program manager will contact you by email and have you complete a short questionnaire about your current swimming skill and your schedule. Once we receive your questionnaire, we will match you with one of our swim teachers and they will contact you to set up specific lesson times. We will contact you no later than one week after registration.

Ages: 3 years and older*

*Child must be 3 years of age at time of registration.

Class size: One-on-one

Pricing is available for 3 or 5 lessons:
  • WVU Student: $55 / $95
  • Member: $70 / $120
  • Public: $90 / $150


  • Registration for Spring 2020 will be open from January 21st until  April 9th.
  • If you cancel a scheduled lesson without 24 hours’ notice or do not show up for your scheduled lesson, the lesson is considered complete and will not be made up.You will need to call or text your assigned swim instructor if canceling a scheduled lesson. Do not call the Student Recreation Center.

  • All private lessons expire two months after being matched with an instructor and are non-transferable.

  • Parents and/or guardian must remain in the Student Rec Center during the lesson.

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