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The Rec Complex Pool opens today.
Summer swim classes start in June
Learn to Swim, junior lifeguarding, exercise classes and more available
Leah Jackson

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host several summer aquatics classes at the NSU Recreation Complex. The pool will open May 16. Hours of operation are 3-6 p.m. Tuesday through the end of May. Hours for June and July are 2-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Membership information is available by emailing Cindy Davis, director of aquatics, at or by calling (318) 357-6301.

 A junior lifeguard course will be held the weeks of June 13 and Jun 20. Classes will be from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Friday for the two-week course. The cost is $100. 

Learn To Swim classes are $50 per week for children age three and older and are held at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday-Friday the weeks of June 6, June 13, June 20 and June 27. During the month of July, private lessons are available with an instructor for $75 per week.

Water exercise/fitness swim classes will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday beginning June 6. The cost is $50 per month.

Fitness swim will also be available from 7-9 a.m. Tuesday-Friday during the month of June. There is no instructor at this time but a lifeguard will be on duty. The cost is $50 for the month or is free to members and students.