* Pool users must exit the locker rooms by the closing time. Classes are 50 minutes in duration. Classes and instructors are subject to change.
The pool at the UT Health Olympic Center Lake Palestine is a 40 foot, multi-use pool for members and patients. Since a variety of activities are conducted in the pool please be respectful of the schedule, other users, and staff instruction to allow for efficient use. The lap pool temperature will range between 82°-88°F.
During open swim, both lap swimming and individual exercise are allowed. Please be respectful of other users to allow for efficient use of the pool.
During classes the pool is prioritized for group instruction under the guidance of an instructor. Individual exercise may be limited during these times based on the number of participants in the class. Members should follow the direction of the instructor.
During therapy time the pool is open for general pool usage, excluding lap swimming. Therapy sessions may be conducted at 11:00am and 2:00pm. If you engage in individual exercise when therapy is being conducted please do not interfere with therapy sessions.
Private instruction such as individual swim lessons or aquatic training offered by an instructor may occur at any time.
Ripples is a fun, full body workout performed at a slower pace – perfect for the beginner to intermediate level participant who does not know how to swim. The class uses “noodles” and other types of resistance equipment to improve strength and endurance.
Water Works is a complete non-impact workout that combines a variety of exercise techniques to improve muscular strength and cardiovascular conditioning. This class is designed for the intermediate to advanced level participant. Different levels of resistive equipment and exercises are implemented in this class.
NOTE: Please see an aquatics staff member for an exhaustive list of pool rules and regulations.