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The Busbey Natatorium is currently closed.

We are so excited to have construction currently taking place at the Cleveland State University Busbey Natatorium! In order to serve our Swimming & Diving team, as well as our recreational swimmers, better the Natatorium will be undergoing improvements to the diving platforms, structural improvements, and a fresh coat of paint! Due to this project the competition pool and the instructional pool will remain closed at this time. Please check back for details and we hope to see everyone back in the pool soon! 

Our Rec Swim Team is perfecCSU Rec Swim Team logo​​​​​​​t for the up-and-coming young athlete interested in competitive swimming. Geared towards proficient young swimmers, the CSU Rec Swim Team works to enhance technique, develop speed and endurance, and build confidence in a fun, competitive atmosphere. Progressive and structured practices will introduce and teach the basics of competitive swimming and prepare team members to swim in local meets and leagues. Dive in and join the team today!

General Info

The CSU Rec Swim team is geared towards young swimmers between the ages of 7-12 who already have a proficiency for swimming. Swim Team practices take place weekly, Monday - Thursday from 4:15 - 5:15PM. 

In addition to practices our coaches will host time trials every 2 weeks. This will operate like mini-meets, with each childs times posted to our wall of achievement. These races are a perfect way to introduce swimmers to competitive swimming. Each new member to our program will also receive a free custom rec swim team cap, that they can use at practice. We also provide kick boards, pull bouy's and fins for use during practice, at no extra cost to participants.

Swimmers can signup at anytime during a session! The price will be prorated based on the number of sessions left in the session and for a price estimate please contact


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Session Dates

Due to University and Recreation Center COVID-19 operating guidelines, along with the Busbey Natatorium improvement project, current rec swim team sessions are not being offered.

Please check back soon!



For general inquires, questions or more information, contact