Whether you are an accomplished swimmer, someone who enjoys water activities, or are just beginning to learn to swim, we have an aquatic program for you!


Aquatics Program Offerings


Lifeguard Certification & Recertification Courses

Earn an American Red Cross lifeguard certification or recertification! This course is designed to ensure that you are properly trained and prepared in the event of a water emergency.

Course Dates & Registration

Swim to Live

Free 18+ swim lesson program designed to teach the basics of swimming and water safety to current Ole Miss students, faculty, and staff. The program meets on select nights in the shallow end of the Turner Center Natatorium.

Register on the OleMiss CR App

Water Workouts

Get your fitness on in the water by joining our water workout classes offered weekly. These group workouts are 30 minutes and offer a variety of movements to get your heart rate up, increase mobility, and provide a joint-friendly way to strengthen your muscles.

Register on the OleMiss CR App

Pool Accessibility

The pool has entry and exit points at various locations. There is an ADA Step System available for patron use in the shallow end of the facility. To enter and exit other areas of the pool, we have a portable chair lift that can be used. The aquatics staff will help anyone requesting assistance.

Group Reservations

Interested in reserving the Turner Center Natatorium for your group? 

Whether you’re with the university or you’re part of the Oxford community, you can submit a reservation for your group! Base reservation flat fees range from $10 to $25, additional staffing, usage, service, and equipment fees may also apply.

Facility Rental Information

Meet the Aquatics Staff

Please don't hesitate to reach out to the Aquatics staff if you have any questions or require assistance!
Nick Longhorn

Nick Longhorn

  • Assistant Director Campus Recreation - Aquatics