Aquatics at USC Upstate


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.

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.

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.

Group Fitness

Visit Group Fitness for the latest Spartan-X schedule.

Pool Hours

Fall 2023 (August 21-December 15). 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. (2 lap lanes open for Lap Swim only after 4:00 p.m.)

Oakbrook Prep Swim Team

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Boiling Springs High School Swim Team

6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 






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