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Masters, Swiminars, and Clinics

  • Masters Swim Program

    The focus of this group will be fitness, endurance, and training, with some technique feedback provided. This is not a learn-to-swim program.

    Fall 2018 Masters Swim Program registrations are good through December 31, 2018. New registration for the Spring 2019 semester will be required starting January 2, 2019. Starting January 7, 2019, practices are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday lunch swims from 12pm-1pm and Tuesday and Thursday morning swims from 6:15am-7:15am. Prices for the semester of swims will be $50 for non-members, $40 for members, and $25 for currently enrolled Boise State students. Please email aquatics@boisestate.edu with any questions!

    Pre-requisite: Ability to swim 100 yards continuously using front crawl (freestyle) and 100 yards continuously using back crawl (backstroke). Ability to swim 50 yards continuously using breaststroke and 50 yards continuously using butterfly.

    For off-campus attendees, you can request a workshop permit at the Parking Office. Just mention is is for the Masters Swimming Program at the Rec Center. It is $42.00 for the semester for East Reserve and Lincoln Garage (pay attention to signage for special events). If you do not want to go this route, you can pay hourly ($2.50/hour) or by 30 minute increments ($1.25/half hour) in the Lincoln Garage.

    DECEMBER 2018: Masters will have regularly scheduled practices on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through December 21. The Rec Center will be closed December 24-28. There will be practice on Monday, December 31, from 12pm-1pm.

    JANUARY 2019: There will be practice on Wednesday, January 2, and Friday, January 4, from 12pm-1pm. Beginning the week of January 7, we will offer Tuesday and Thursday morning practices from 6:15am-7:15am in addition to our Monday, Wednesday, Friday practices from 12pm-1pm. Registration for the Spring 2019 Masters Swim Program will be required to attend.

    Fall 2018 PracticesPrice
    Monday 12pm-1pm
    Wednesday 12pm-1pm
    Friday 12pm-1pm
    Students: $15
    Members: $25
    Non-Members: $30

    Spring 2019 PracticesPrice
    Monday 12pm-1pm
    Tuesday 6:15am-7:15am
    Wednesday 12pm-1pm
    Thursday 6:15am-7:15am
    Friday 12pm-1pm
    Students: $25
    Members: $40
    Non-Members: $50

    Fall schedule ends Monday, December 31, 2018. Spring schedule starts Wednesday, January 2, 2019 (no practice Thursday, January 3).

    Refund Policy

    Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled by Campus Recreation.

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.

  • Swiminars

    Swiminars, or swimming seminars, are for the swimmer looking for a bit of advice on technique. Improve your competitive strokes, dives, or turns with this hour long swiminar with one of our qualified instructors. Drop in day-of or register ahead of time by emailing aquatics@boisestate.edu.  Instructors will have a lesson plan for the day, but are open to working on the specific needs of the swimmers. Free for members, $5.00 drop in for all other participants. Open to all ages. Must have a basic understanding of all four competitive strokes and be able to swim 25 yards without stopping. Instructors will wait for 20 minutes for participants to arrive.

    Due to transition to Fusion, a new registration system, only January classes are available for registration until mid-January. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    DateTimeRegisterDrop-in byPrice
    January 19No swiminar: Martin Luther King DayNo swiminar: Martin Luther King DayNo swiminar: Martin Luther King DayFree member
    $5 non-member
    January 2611:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    February 211:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    February 911:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    February 16No swiminar: Presidents DayNo swiminar: Presidents DayNo swiminar: Presidents DayFree member
    $5 non-member
    February 2311:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    March 211:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    March 911:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    March 16No swiminar: Spring BreakNo swiminar: Spring BreakNo swiminar: Spring BreakFree member
    $5 non-member
    March 23No swiminar: Spring BreakNo swiminar: Spring BreakNo swiminar: Spring BreakFree member
    $5 non-member
    March 3011:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    April 611:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    April 1311:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    April 2011:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    April 2711:00am-12:00pmaquatics@boisestate.edu11:20am day-ofFree member
    $5 non-member
    May 4No swiminar: Happy Dead WeekNo swiminar: Happy Dead WeekNo swiminar: Happy Dead WeekFree member
    $5 non-member
    May 11No swiminar: CommencementNo swiminar: CommencementNo swiminar: CommencementFree member
    $5 non-member

    Refund Policy: Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled by Campus Recreation.

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.

  • Water Polo Clinic

    Do you like to swim and play in the pool, but swimming laps is not your thing? Come learn how to play water polo! Covering everything from basic egg beater kick, passing, and shooting, to more advanced techniques such as driving, plays, and 6-on-5 situations. Open to all ages. Must be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle without stopping and tread for 2 minutes. A minimum of 6 participants is needed for the clinic to run. For questions or interest, please email aquatics@boisestate.edu

    No clinics are scheduled at this time.

    Refund Policy: Full refunds will only be issued if a class is cancelled by Campus Recreation.

    Contact

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding the pool classes and programs please contact aquatics@boisestate.edu.

  • Open kayak days will be every Saturday from 2:00pm-3:00pm!

    Kayak Pool Sessions are open to Boise State University and the general public, $6 general entree fee required for non-members. The purpose of these sessions is to provide the chance to practice kayaking skills in a controlled pool environment and get connected with the local kayaking community. Pool sessions are from 2:00-3:00pm every Saturday afternoon. General Guidelines: No pre-registration is required. Formal instruction is not provided during this program. The Outdoor Program provides a student instructor in the pool to provide some advice and help to promote connections between participants. The Outdoor Program can provide kayak, helmet, PFD, paddle, and skirt. Safety Policies: All participants must wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) and Helmet all the time. All participants must be able to demonstrate how to perform a correct wet exit to Outdoor Program staff. Hose off personal boats before getting in the pool. Playboats are only allowed in the deep end of the pool. Minimum age to participate is 14 years old. Any participant under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone that remains on site.