FSU Aquatics offers Campus Recreation patrons a variety of water-based programs and classes. In addition to providing a 16-lane indoor lap pool for recreational swimming along with spa, sauna, and steam rooms, FSU Aquatics also teaches American Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED, Lifeguard, and Water Safety Instructor. Our certified instructors teach beginner and intermediate swim classes for adults and youth.

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Upcoming Aquatics Events

Aquatics has much more than just a place to swim. Join our special events to test your skills in fun pool games and activities. Reserve your spot in advance in the FSU REC app or simply drop-in and join a game on the day of the event.

Log Rolling

Strengthen your core, test your balance, and enjoy the pool with log rolling.  Try it out in the Leach Pool.  Our staff will be there to help you get rolling! Reserve your spot in advance in the FSU Rec app or simply drop by and give it a try....

Rez Days

Join Campus Rec and Fraternity & Sorority Life for an afternoon at the Rez. Free food, games, and entertainment for FSU students, $10 for others. Ride the SAFE Bus from campus or drive out yourself to the Rez.

View More Drop-In Events   Download the FSU Rec App

Swim Lessons

Want to learn to swim or improve your skills?  Aquatics has swim lessons for kids and adults.  View our upcoming sessions below.

Adult Swim Lessons $30

Register for our Learn to Swim or Improving Skills & Strokes adult swim lessons, 6 sessions over 3 weeks. Weekly sessions begin on date shown. Registration opens January 8th.

View More Upcoming Sessions  Swim Lesson Information

Certification Courses

Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, First Aid, and AED use.  Or, become a certified lifeguard.  View our upcoming American Red Cross courses, offered at the Leach Center for FSU students and non-students.

Lifeguard $150

This 4-day course participants the skills, knowledge, and certifications needed to work as a professional lifeguard. This session meets 4 consecutive days in a single weekend. Registration begins January 8th.

Aquatics Staff $195

The purpose of the Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the ARC Learn-to-Swim Program. This course is offered on Thursday and Friday evenings over 2 weeks. Registration begins January 8th.

CPR Training $60

The American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers course trains professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Registration begins January 8th.

View More Upcoming Courses  Health & Safety Course Information


Have questions about how to get registered in an Aquatics program?  Or, just want more information about the Leach Center pool and spa areas?  Call the Aquatics Office at 850.644.0556 during Leach Center operating hours or 850.644.4531, Mondays through Fridays, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.  You can also send us an email or visit our staff on the pool deck at the Leach Center.