The South Dakota State University Wellness Center offers swim lessons for individuals of all ages and swimming abilities. The Miller Wellness Center offers swim lessons for individuals of all ages and swimming abilities. Private swim lessons are designed specifically for the participant to achieve their swimming goals. Whether just getting familiar with the water or looking to improve on existing skills, our instructors will create a fun and comfortable environment. All swimming lessons are 30-minute sessions with an experienced swim instructor either working in an individual or group setting.
Private lessons are 1-on-1 swim instruction with developed plans to meet the participant's swim goals. Participants will gain confidence in the water, while improving on skills, and enhancing techniques. Our instructors are experienced in working with individuals of all ages and a variety of experience levels. Lessons are open to students, members and non-members.
Request private lessons:
*Private swimming lesson requests are currently closed for the remainder of the Fall Semester. We will be taking requests for the Spring Semester lessons during the first three weeks of December
Requests for each academic term (Fall, Spring, and Summer) will be during the following each year:
- Fall Term: First 3 weeks of August
- Spring Term: First 3 weeks in December
- Summer Term: First 3 weeks in April
When willing out the request form, please complete each question to the best of your ability.
Once the form is completed. you will be placed on a waitlist to be matched with an instructor.
Questions? Email the Group Fitness and Aquatics Graduate Assistant: Morgyn Felty
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Group swimming lessons are split up by in-water skills to ensure all participants feel comfortable in the level in which they are placed. Age requirements must be met for each level, with the earliest being only six months old. Working with groups of all ages and experience levels, our instructors will ensure each participant learns and develops strokes and skills. Session dates and times can be viewed online.
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Fall 2021 Group Lessons
Registration opens on August 9th and closes 1 week before the start of each session. To register call 605-688-5521 or visit the Member Portal.
|Session 1||Session 2||Session 3|
|Mon & Wed Nights||Monday Nights||Wednesday Nights|
|Sep. 13 - Oct. 6||Oct 11. - Nov. 29||Oct. 13 - Dec. 1|
|5:15 - Parent/Child||5:15 - Level 1||5:15 - Preschool|
|5:30 - Preschool||5:30 - Level 2||5:30 - Parent/Child|
|5:45 - Level 1||5:45 - Parent/Child||5:45 - Level 1|
|6:00 Level 2||6:00 - Preschool||6:00 Level 2|
|6:15 - Level 3|
|6:30 - Level 4/5|
|7:00 - Adult Beginner|
If your child is a member, you can register online, in-person or call 605-688-5521.
- If your child is not a member, you can register in-person or call 605-688-5521.
- If you are a member, a child under the age of 5 can be added to your membership for free. The child must be living in the same household. Call 605-688-5521 to set up a free Toddler Membership.