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Learn To Swim and lifeguarding certification classes are scheduled.
Summer 2019 Swim classes set
Memberships available to the public
Leah Jackson

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Aquatics has set a schedule of swim classes as well as regular swim hours beginning in May.

 The pool at the NSU Rec Complex will open May 14 and will be open from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Effective June 4, the pool will be open from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday the months of June and July. Hours Aug. 1-17 will be 3-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Memberships for pool use are available to the public by calling Aquatics Director Cindy Davis at (318) 357-6301 or emailing 

A lifeguard course will be held May 10-12. The course is $250 and participants must pass prerequisites by May 3. A junior lifeguard course will take place over two weeks Tuesday through Friday June 11-21 from 10 a.m.-noon. The cost is $100. Both classes will be taught by Katie Yandell (

Learn To Swim group lessons will be Tuesday-Friday the weeks of June 4, June 11, June 18 and June 25. Fifty-minute classes will begin at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. each day. The cost is $50 per week.

Learn To Swim private lessons will be Tuesday-Friday the weeks of July 9, July 16 and July 23. Fifty-minute classes will start at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. For different dates and times, contact Aquatics Director Cindy Davis at

Water aerobics classes will be available through NSU Electronic and Continuing Education. Contact Melanie Bedgood at (318) 357-6533 or email