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The Recreation and Wellness Center offers a state of the art aquatics facility to meet both your fitness and leisure needs. This facility includes: 

  • Lap lanes for exercise and lessons
  • Zip line
  • Vortex for aquatics classes and aqua therapy
  • Leisure space for lounging, aquatics sports, hot tub, and more

Natatorium Hours - The aquatics facility has a wide span of hours designated to lap swim and open recreation. Please check the schedule to find a time that best fits your needs. 

Swim Lessons - Since 1914, the American Red Cross has helped millions of people learn to swim through the nation’s first water safety program, and it’s still the gold standard more than 100 years later!

Certifications - Being prepared for different types of emergencies is an invaluable skill.  Knowing how to bandage a wound, care for a sudden illness, when to call 911 or how to rescue a drowning victim can make a difference.  Join us in these hands on classes and learn how to save a life.

  • Pool lane reservations are available for RWC Members only.
  • Each lane reservation is for 1 person or one adult and one small child.
  • Each lane is available for 45-minute reservations at the top of every hour during RWC operating hours.
    • If you arrive late for your reservation, you will only be allowed in the lane for the time remaining in your reserved spot.
  • Activities allowed in the lanes include:
    • Swimming
    • Aquatic walking
  • Members are required to bring their own equipment including, towels, goggles, and workout equipment.
  • Members will be required to make reservations in advance online – through the RWC app or the Member Online Portal.
    • Reservations are available 7 days in advance
    • Reservations must be made online at least an hour in advance
    • If available, in-person reservations can be made at the Welcome Desk or in the Triton Trading Post. However, online reservations are highly encouraged to ensure availability.
  • Members are required to check-in for their reservation on the pool deck 15 minutes prior to the start of their reservation time.
  • Members are required to cancel their reservations online at least one hour prior to the start time to avoid future reservation restrictions.
  • If a member hasn’t shown up 15 minutes after reservation time begins, the lane may be given away to another member.
  • The locker room will be open for use and showers will be available. The saunas are open at limited capacity.
  • Towel service is available.

Log-in to your Online Member Portal – email campusrecreation@umsl.edu if you have issues

Select "Reserve a Lane"

  • When selected, this tab allows you to create new lane reservations as well as edit/cancel existing reservations.
  • Existing reservations will be listed under Your Reservations on the Home Screen and new reservations can be made under Make a New Reservation.

Make a Reservation:

  1. What Service? Swimming is the only service currently available for booking a lane.
  2. Where? If you have a favorite lane, you can indicate here which lane you would like to view. If you do not have a preference, leave the selection as “Any Lanes”
  3. Who will host? If you are the primary account holder, you can book a lane reservation for anyone on your account. Indicate here who the reservation is being booked for.
  4. When? Select the date that you would like to make your reservation.
    1. Note: Reservations can only be booked 7 days in advance
  5. Click Search
  6. Available times for your indicated time frame will show. Select the time frame you would like to book.
  7. In the Confirm Reservation pop-up, confirm the date, time, location and person that is booking the reservation. Click Confirm once approved.
  8. After confirming, you will see your new reservation at the top of the screen under “Your Reservations”.

Editing/Cancel Existing Reservation:

If you need to edit or cancel an existing reservation, under the Reserve a Lane section, you will see any existing reservations at the top of the screen. Click Edit/Cancel next to the reservation you wish to edit or cancel.