Aquatics at the Spartan Rec Center

The Spartan Rec 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, basketball and water aerobics.

Pool Rules and Regulations (PDF)

Swim Lessons

Individuals of all swimming levels are able to receive instruction from a certified Red Cross instructor when available. Contact Maya Carter or 864-503-5079 for more information.

Spartan Rec (UP) Master’s Swimming

Masters Swimming is an adult aquatic fitness organization for anyone age 18 or older who wants to enjoy the benefits of swimming. Whether you’re a fitness, recreation, open water, competitive, or triathlon swimmer; and regardless of your ability or speed, your local Masters Swimming program can offer encouragement, camaraderie, and support.

Click the link below to get started.

For more information contact Maya Carter, Aquatics Director at 864-503-5079 (office),

Group Fitness

Visit Group Fitness for the latest Spartan-X schedule.

Pool Hours

Spring 2024 Please check the building for Holiday or Break Hours.


Open/Lap Swim

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.





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