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Student Recreation Aquatic Center - Columbus State University

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Campus Recreation

Student Recreation Aquatic Center

Hours of Operation (Spring 2023)

Note: Closed weekdays between 9-11 a.m.

Day Hours
Monday 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tueday 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Aquatic Facilities

  • 5 25-yard lap lanes
  • One-meter spring diving board
  • Water volleyball court
  • Leisure pool including a Lazy River
  • 40-person therapy pool
  • Dry Sauna

Programs and Events

Swim Lesson Program

Aquatics Adult Packages – Five Lessons

  • Groups 2–4 people = $50.00
  • Private Individual = $75.00
  • Please sign up at the SRC Front Desk or online at RecExpress


Lifeguard Training Courses

Interested in becoming a lifeguard?

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  • Courses are $200 per person
  • Each class is 25-28 hours
  • Course are taught at the CSU Pool and Wet Classroom

Participants must first complete the course pre-requisites in order to be entered in a class. The pre-requisites consist of:

  • 300 yard swim
  • 7-foot brick dive
  • 2 minute tread

If you have any questions, please contact Quenton Brantley at or 706-507-8658.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The student recreation center does offer swimming lessons. Any member of the SRC can purchase lessons for themselves or a family but the participant must be 16 years of age when registering for lessons. For more information, please see front desk staff.

Individual private lessons cost $65.00 per participant. This cost will cover 5 1-hour blocks of instruction.

Group lessons can be purchased for $50.00 per participant. This cost will cover 5 1 hour blocks of instruction. Groups are no larger than 3 participants.

Yes, you can obtain your lifeguard certification at the student recreation center. For more information, contact Quenton Brantley at

The Aquatic Center is available to rent. Please contact University Support Services for more information.

For more information about the Aquatics Center, please contact the Student Recreation Front Desk at 706-507-8658

Yes. Please give us a call for more information.

For questions or additional information please contact the Student Recreation Center at 706-507-8658.

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