The FitRec facility features two swimming pools to accommodate all types of swimmers. The Aquatics Center offers classes, including scuba, aqua aerobics, diving, and all levels of swimming for adults and children, as well as a comprehensive program of American Red Cross certification courses in Lifeguard Training and Water Safety. Both pools are available for open swim during specified times each day for members of FitRec and students at BU.
Featured Class: Fitness Swimming
For intermediate and advanced swimmers who want to improve their fitness and technique through workouts and drills. This class will focus on applying the basics of fitness swimming, including technique drills, flip turns, reading a pace clock and interval training that includes endurance, speed and strength sets. Coached workouts are provided for each class. Prerequisites: ability to swim 200 yards continuously and have competence in front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke. Students should be able to swim 500 yards in less than 15 minutes.Learn More