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Aquatics at the Wellness Center

The Wellness Center at the University of South Carolina Upstate offers an eight-lane, 25-yard recreational swimming pool for lap swimming, fitness classes, swim lessons and other aquatic activities. The pool can also be used for innertube water polo or basketball, dive-in movies and water aerobics.

Pool hours

Monday - Thursdays
Closed Tuesday and Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. -  2:30 p.m. EDPH 180 Swimming
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Fitness Class: Hydro Power

You will be both in the shallow and deep water; flotation belts will be provided. Learn to use the water to its maximum potential for a great work-out; your cardio-respiratory endurance is increased and joints are moved through their full range of motion. (For all levels)

Tuesdays5:30 - 6:20 p.m.
Thursdays5:30 - 6:20 p.m.

Private Swim Lessons 

Individuals of all ages and swimming levels will receive personalized instruction from Certified Red Cross instructors.

Private$15 per half hour$18 per half hour
Semi-Private (2 participants)$8 per half hour$10 per half hour
Group (3-4 participants)$3.50 per half hour$4.50 per half hour

Swimming-Ball* Members: Students, faculty and staff of the USC Upstate Wellness Center
** Non-members: Students, faculty and staff who are not members of the USC Upstate Wellness Center.

To register for Swim Lessons, contact Maya Carter, Aquatics Director, at 864-503-5079.

Pool Registration Form

Download the Wellness Center pool registration form here.

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Mark Ritter
Director, Campus Recreation
Phone: (864) 503-5939

Maya Carter
Assistant Director, Aquatics
Phone: (864) 503-5079

Cameron Edwards
Assistant Director, Intramural Sports & Summer Camps
Phone: (864) 503-5174

Assistant Director, Fitness
Phone: (864) 503-5069

Joyce Long
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (864) 503-5012 

Front Desk
Phone: (864) 503-5080

800 University Way  
HEC - Wellness Center
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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