RecSports offers a wide variety of aquatic activities at both the Rolfs Aquatic Center and Rockne pool year-round. Our patrons can choose from recreational swimming, swim lessons, masters swimming, club sport water polo and Aquacise, as well as classes for a variety of certifications including American Red Cross, lifeguard, water safety instructor and S.C.U.B.A.
RecSports provides swim lessons for a spectrum of abiilty levels. For more information, please refer to our Learn-To-Swim program.
RecSports has two multi-use aquatic facilities to support the recreation, varsity athletics, club sports, continuing education and private user group needs of the University:
- Rolfs Aquatics Center (RAC) houses a fifty-meter lap pool which has three 1-Meter diving boards and two 3-meter diving boards. Several programs and events are held at the RAC throughout the year including large swim meets, competitive swimming, recreational swimming, adult swim lessons, water polo tournaments and group training.
- Rockne Memorial has a 25 yard lap pool and a 15 yard shallow water exercise and therapy pool.
- St. Joe Beach is a warm-weather aquatic opportunity on campus, located on Notre Dame’s own St. Joseph Lake. this beach is sure to provide plenty of summer time fun for students, faculty, staff, and their families.
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Both aquatic facilities are available for private group rentals and special events. Please contact Aquatics Coordinator Sarah Ryckman email@example.com.