Aquatics

Aquatics

 

PEIF Pool

Built in 1974, this 8 lane 25 yard lap pool and diving well is home to the NMU Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving team, and currently met the needs of NMU recreational participants and the Marquette Killer Whales youth swim team. 

The 25 yard lap pool is 4 feet deep on both ends and 6 feet deep in the middle. There are basketball hoops available for use along with kick boards and pull buoys. 

The diving well is 9 feet on one end and 15 feet deep on the diving board end, with the 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards available for use during open swim after 1 p.m.


Programs

Open Swim
 

Open swim is available for members and day pass users to utilize the pool for lap swimming purposes.  Lanes 1-6 are available for lap swimming or circle swimming while lanes 7/8 are available for leisure swimming.  The diving well is also open for lap swimming on Tuesday/Thursday from Noon-1 p.m. and Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Open Swim hours vary by semester.  Please click here for the current hours.
 

Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Certifications

The American Red Cross Lifeguard course for 2013-2014 is designed so that the participants will become certified lifeguards and be proficient in life-guarding, first aid and CPR skills. Class members must be 15 years of age or older by the first session of the course and who is able to complete the swimming pre-test. Please follow the link for more information.

Swimming Lessons

The NMU Rec Sports Department is proud to offer the 2013-2014 American Red Cross version of Learn to Swim - swimming lessons. Our certified instructors will guide the swimmer through appropriate swimming levels so that greater safety and swim skills are achieved. Please follow the link for more information.

Aqua Aerobics

These courses are offered as part of the NMU Rec Sports group fitness programming. Water aerobics is offered weekly. Please follow the link for more information.


For a list of pool area rules, click here.