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Campus Recreation offers Neptune, which is a learn-to-swim program that offers adult and youth group swim lessons. Lessons are hands-on instruction with an emphasis on gaining comfort in the water and learning recreational and competitive strokes as well as lifeguard preparation skills.

Neptune Sessions Schedule

Fall: Begins the day after Labor Day and ends the week before Thanksgiving

Spring: Begins the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ends the second week of April

Summer I: Begins the third week of May and ends before July 4

Summer II: begins after July 4 and ends the first week of August

Youth Classes

For children ages 5-14 years old (5-year-olds must be in kindergarten). Classes are kept to a maximum of four students per instructor. All levels are available during each session throughout the year. Classes are 40 minutes.

Days/Times: 

  • Fall and Spring:  
    Monday-Thursday, 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    Friday, 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
    Saturday, 10:30 a.m and 11:15 a.m. 
  • Summer I: 
    Monday-Thursday, 5:15 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    Friday, 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
  • Summer II: 
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
    Friday, 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m

Pre-school Classes

For children ages 3 and 4 years old. Classes are kept to a maximum of three students per instructor. Classes are 25 minutes.

Days/Times: 

  • Fall and Spring:
    Friday, 4 p.m.
  • Summer I:
    Friday, 4 p.m.
  • Summer II: 
    Friday, 10 a.m.

Adult Classes

For ages 15 and up and/or current NEIU students. Classes are kept to a maximum of five students per instructor. Classes are 40 minutes.

Days/Times: 

  • Fall and Spring: 
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7:15 p.m. 
  • Summer I: 
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6 p.m.  
  • Summer II: 
    Wednesday 11:30 a.m. and Friday, 10 a.m.               

Private Lessons

For ages 5 and up. This is a one-on-one 40-minute private lesson with a certified instructor.

Days/Times:  

  • Fall and Spring:  
    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, noon
  • Summer I:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 5:15 p.m.
  • Summer II: 
    Friday, 10 a.m.

Rates

Neptune Rates:

​$75-100 for 5-6 weeks (summer only)
$165-190 for 11-12 weeks (fall and spring)
$20 per group lessons
$35 per one-on-one private lesson

Discounts

Students, faculty/staff, alumni, and Campus Recreation members must register in person to receive discounts. 

To register in-person, please contact Gail Ito at g-ito@neiu.edu or (773) 442-4246 for an appointment.

Register 

People needing special assistance or accommodations should contact Student Disability Services at (773) 442-4595, by email at sds@neiu.edu, or visit the SDS office:

Student Disability Services D 104
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Ill. 60625
Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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