NSU lists summer aquatics

NATCHITOCHES –  The Northwestern State University pool at the Recreation Complex is now open and several aquatics activities are available for the public.

Regular hours of operation are 1-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday with extended hours to 7 p.m. in late May and early June.  Memberships for the public are available by calling Director of Aquatics Cindy Davis at (318) 357-6301 or e-mailing cindyd@nsula.edu.  

A two-weekend lifeguard course will be offered the weekends of May 15 and May 22.  The class is $250 and open to the community for new certification and renewals.  Applications are available by contacting Davis.  

A junior lifeguard course will be offered from 10 a.m.-noon the weeks of June 16 and June 23.  The classes will be Tuesday-Friday.  The cost is $100.

Learn To Swim classes will be held Tuesday-Friday the weeks of June 2, June 9, June 16 and June 24. Fifty-minute classes start at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at a cost of $50 per week.  Private lessons will be available during the month of July for $75 per week and can be scheduled through Davis or a class instructor. 

Water exercise or fitness swim is available for $50 per month beginning June 2.  Water exercise classes will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with an instructor.  Fitness swim will be from 7-9 a.m. Tuesday-Friday with a lifeguard on duty, but no instructor. Anyone who needs assistance with a workout can contact Davis and set up an appointment. 

For more information on NSU’s Rec Complex pool, visit reccomplex.nsula.edu/pool.