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Pool Reservations

Areas are available during facility operating hours, but not during scheduled UREC Programs. Use of any UREC facility is subject to a rental fee. Eligibility of use is based on categories as set by UREC Administration.

Groups require a reservation prior to entering the Sanderson Center.

Facilities Overview Reservation Fees

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Swim Lessons

Bulldog Swim School offers multiple levels of group swim lessons for children starting at 6 months-18 years of age. All courses are taught by certified Swim America Coaches.

The Swim America Program was designed by swim coaches to follow a progression from the first steps of water acclimation to swim stroke competency. 

**Please note: Swim lesson purchases are NON-REFUNDABLE

Swim Lesson Rates 

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Red Cross Certifications

We offer a wide range of American Red Cross Classes. Request a course by emailing Brooke Keen at

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Pool Parties

The swimming pool at the Sanderson Center is available for parties, competitions, and other activities. Special camps and groups should make a request for a party at least 1 week in advance by calling 662-325-5521. Pool parties may follow the link below to schedule and event. Scheduling an event does not grant exclusive use of the pool. Sections of the pool will remain available to our members.

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The Department of University Recreation provides a wide variety of Programs & Activities. Whether you are into playing against your classmates, competing against other universities, or challenging yourself, we’ve got something for you. Our services will help keep you active, stress free, excited and motivated throughout the year.

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