Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012

The Wellness and Recreation Center pools consist of an eight lane 25-yard lap pool, leisure pool and spa. Wellness and Recreation Services offers a variety of programming.

Aquatics programs range from Paddling Panthers swimming lessons, Panther Masters Swim Team, American Red Cross Lifeguarding & Water Safety courses, adult swim lessons, water aerobics and lap & recreation swimming.

Programs are offered throughout the semester.

American Red Cross Certifications

The Wellness and Recreation Services offers American Red Cross Certification Classes to students, faculty, staff and community members. The purpose of these courses is to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to an emergency situation.

Certification classes include but are not limited to:

Course are taught in the Wellness and Recreation Center throughout the semester.

Please see our Lightning Policy for instructions on what to do in case of a lightning storm.

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If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a WRS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


Human Dignity

We believe that all people, regardless of their differences, should treat each other with mutual respect and dignity. Diversity and individual rights will be honored and respected.