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Recreation Classes

Our diverse range of Recreational Classes taught by experienced, certified instructors provides the opportunity to learn a new activity, no matter your skill level. 
Spring Quarter Dates: Monday, April 10 - Sunday, June 11

Registration Tutorial

If you visit the registration portal via any button on this page, start the tutorial on step 6 and remember to login with your SUID in the upper right corner.


For benefits-eligible Stanford University employees, this offering is eligible for points toward your BeWell incentive. Learn more about the program and sign in to your account to get started.

Aquatics Classes

Winter Quarter Dates: Monday, January 9 - Thursday, January 26

Due to the potential weather-related delays with the Avery Recreation Pool project, Aquatics will not be offering any classes at the start of Spring Quarter. We hope to start offering classes midway through the quarter.

Winter 2023 Aquatics Classes Schedule



Stanford Students, Faculty/Staff, Fellow/Visitng Scholar/Post Doc

Private Swimming Lessons

If you prefer one-on-one attention or would like an individualized program

We are not offering private lessons at this time.

Learn to swim for the first time or refine your technique with private swim lessons at Stanford. We offer private lessons to a wide range ages and ability levels under experienced swim instructors and certified lifeguards. Private swim lessons are for Stanford Affiliates that are 4 years and up. Due to popularity, there is currently a waitlist for lessons. To add yourself to this waitlist, please fill out the form below.

Add Yourself to the Waitlist for Private Swim Lessons


Private Swim Lesson Pricing Information

1 Private Lesson $35 $35 $40 $40
3 Private Lessons $100 $100 $115 $115
5 Private Lessons $150 $150 $175 $175

Private Swim Lesson Policies

  • Youth private swim lessons must be completed during Family Swim Hours only.
  • Private swim lessons are only offered at the Avery Rec Pool.