Cleveland State University
Aquatics Safety

The Cleveland State University Recreation Center staff offers its members a variety of exciting aquatic programs and use of the Busbey Natatorium, which holds a 50 meter Olympic sized pool and also a 25 yard pool for instructional use. The Natatorium offers dedicated lanes for recreational swimming. The Rec Center provides many different programs for its patrons including one-on-one coaching, CPR/AED for Adult, Child, and infant, and Lifeguard certifications.

Swim School Private Swim Private Coaching

About Rec Center Aquatics

We don't just teach you how to swim - we teach you how to swim properly! The CSU Swim School provides swimming instruction in a groaup environment with a low student-to-instructor ratio. Our goal is to promote water safety while teaching proper stroke technique for all ages. Our experienced swim instructors follow specific lesson plans designed to focus on the fundamentals. They they break down complicated skills into simple movements. Class levels are based on age and ability. Class description and detailed schedules for upcoming sessions are available at the Customer Service desk.

In addition to our swim school courses, the Rec Center also offers 30-minute private swim lessons and 60-minute private swim coaching to those individuals who are looking for more focused instruction.


2420 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 | 216.802.3200 | |