Loyola Swimming Pool


The Swimming Pool is located on the 5th floor of the University Sports Complex. The lap area is 25 yards and has 6 lanes. On the other side of the bulkhead you can find a recreational swimming area. Equipment available at the pool includes kickboards, pull buoys, fins, and more.

Come in for a swimming workout, a water basketball game, or a recreational swim.

 American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

This all-inclusive course teaches candidates the skills and knowledge needed by professional lifeguards to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies at swimming pool facilities. All required CPR and first aid skills are included in this course. Lifeguarding is a great opportunity to make a difference and earn money at a job you love!

*Must attend all sessions.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age of 15 by the last date of the course
  • 300 yard continuous swim
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive 7 - 10 feet, retrieve a 10lb object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object, and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds.  

Lifeguard Classes (must have a minimum of 3 people registed or class will be cancelled)

Loyola student/staff - $250
Non-Loyola - $300

Private and Semi-Private Swimming Lessons


     Private Lessons - $40/hour


For information on aquatics programs call (504)864-7375 .


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