Group Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons at UMass Lowell

Campus Recreation offers an eight-week fall and an eight-week winter/spring group swim lesson program for adults and children alike. The adult lessons are geared for beginners, while the children's lessons are offered at a number of different ability levels based on American Red Cross standards.

Lessons are held on Saturday mornings at Costello Pool (275 Riverside Street, Lowell, MA 01854). Registration fees are currently $120 per participant. Please look at the information below for upcoming swim session dates, times, and registration details. 

Note: When registering online, if you do not see the level you are looking for on the drop down menu, this means that there are no spots open. General registration for the winter/spring session is TBD. To be placed on the waiting list for a particular level, please email

Session Dates Register Online
Fall 2014 Saturdays, 9/6 - 10/25 Registration Closed
Winter/Spring 2015


Registration TBD


                         Swim Levels Available For Each Session

7:40 a.m.                                            Adult Swim
8:30 a.m.                        Parent/Child (6-18 months old)
9 a.m. Parent/Child (18 months - 3 years)

9:30 a.m. Level 1A Parent/Child 1B 2 3
10:15 a.m. Level 1A Parent/Child 1B 2 4
11 a.m. Level 1A Parent/Child 1B 2 3
11:45 a.m. 1A 1B 2 4
12:30 p.m. 5 6 - -

Registration Information & Class Descriptions

SwimLessonsPlease be sure to read through the Class Descriptions (pdf) carefully to choose the appropriate swim level before registering.

Registration Fee: $120/person for each 8-week session. Note: No refunds will be given once the session starts!

Registration Options: Registration is on a first-come, first serve basis. You can register online or in person at the Campus Recreation Center Welcome Desk, 100 Pawtucket Street, Lowell MA, 01854. 

Register Online (opens August 4.)

If you have any other questions regarding our  group swim lesson program, please contact or 978-934-2332.