FAQs for Aquatics
Q. How do I rent a locker?
For your convenience, the Fitness Center provides lockers in the pool area. You may choose either free daily usage or rent a locker by the semester for students or 5-or 12- months for members. A lock should be placed on your locker to insure the security of your possessions.
If you choose daily usage, bring your workout gear and store in a locker for the duration of that day's workout. Bring your own lock or check one out from the Equipment Room, located in the main lobby. Long term rental is initiated in the Fitness Center's main office, Room 118. See the below table for pricing. A lock is provided with this option.
Q. Do you supply towels to swimmers?
Towels are only available through towel cards and can be purchased in the main office, Room 118. A towel card gives unlimited towels for the specified time.
Long Term Towel / Full Size Locker Cost
|5 Months||12 Months|
Q. Do you have any fitness classes in the pool?
Water fitness classes are offered for current students, members, eligible non-members, as well as spouses, dependents, and guests of non-members. Evening classes as well as a senior citizen morning class are available. To attend either one of these, simply pay at the front desk and bring your receipt to the pool for the fitness instuctor.
Q. Can I leave my child in the pool while I workout in another area of the building?
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while swimming.
Q. Does the Fitness Center offer swim lessons?
TTU's Campus Recreation offers a variety of year-round swim lessons that are taught by qualified TTU students.
Group swim lessons for people ages 3 and up are scheduled each semester. Group lessons consist of eight 45-minute sessions. These lessons are for current TTU students, members, non-members, as well as spouses, dependents, and guests. Class size is limited to give the swim student ample practice time and individual attention.
Private swim lessons are also available for people ages 3 and up and for current TTU students, members, non-members, as well as spouses and dependents. Private swim lessons consist of six 30-minute lessons.
Q. Is the pool inspected by the State Health Department?
The State Health Department randomly inspects the pool. You may view the current score sheet in the main office of the center, Room 118.
Q. How do I find out the temperature of the pool?
The pool staff strives to keep the temperature at 86 degrees. Over the years, we have found that this is the best compromise for all populations and for the diverse activities that take place in the pool. For the current temperature, please call the Main Office at 372-6212.
Q. Can I rent the pool?
The Fitness Center's pool is available to students with 6 or more hours and members for parties. Rental includes designated lanes, use of the patio for food and drinks, and a lifeguard. The pool is available on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Party size is limited to 25.
To schedule a pool party, come to the Fitness Center's main office, Room 118, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., fill out the registration form, and pay the appropriate non- returnable fee. Students with 6 or more hours and members pay $50 and eligible non-members pay $65. Scheduling should be completed at least one week in advance. For more information, call 372-6212.