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 courses. Our certified instructors teach beginner and intermediate swim classes for adults and youth.

During our initial reopening phase, the Leach Pool is limited to 12 swimmers.  The pool is open access and available for walk-in participants up to facility capacity.  The spa areas remain closed.
Leach Pool & Spa

Aquatics Events

Aquatics is 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.

View More 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 information and upcoming sessions below!

Youth Swim Lessons   Adult Swim Lessons   Private Swim Lessons

Specialty Fitness Classes

Looking for new ways to exercise? Join us at the Leach Pool and check out our new Aquatic Fitness classes!

Leach Pool ADA Lift

This workout takes place in the Leach Center Pool. Our stand up paddleboards are held in place while you practice your on-the-water moves. Get ready to SUP Fit with these high-intensity workouts that will strengthen and lengthen muscles. A towel can be checked out at the front desk of...

Swim-To-Fit   S.U.P Fit   Hydro Fit   

Certification Courses

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

A girl giving CPR $60

The American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Blended Learning course provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to assess, recognize and care for patients who are experiencing respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, airway obstruction or opioid overdose. The course emphasizes providing high-quality care and integrating psychomotor skills...


The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel...

A guy giving CPR $85

The purpose of a review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal course setting. The review course format optimizes a participant’s ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations. The responsibility for preparing for the final written exam is shared...

  Health & Safety Course Information  Lifeguard Certification 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.