Why SwimRVA?


Lessons, Fitness, CPR, 

Pool Schedules

Availability & Events


Located in Chesterfield County, SwimRVA serves the Greater Richmond area as a catalyst for regional aquatics and community-wide focus on water safety, health & fitness, sports tourism and competitive swimming.  We offer swimming lessons, water aerobics, aqua running, water polo, CPR & lifeguard certification courses, masters swimming, warm water therapy pool, land fitness classes, and youth triathlon training.

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SwimRVA is proud to be a Make-A-Splash partner.  The USA Swimming Foundation partners with Learn-To-Swim providers nationwide to offset the cost of swimming lessons and educate the community about the importance of learning to swim.  For more information please check out the website: www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash


SwimRVA would like to say thank you to our following sponsors:


About SwimRVA and CSAC

The non-profit, SwimRVA, owns and operates the Collegiate School Aquatics Center which is a state-of-the-art indoor aquatics center in Chesterfield County, Virginia whose mission is to provide quality aquatic programs at affordable prices for children and families in the Richmond area. Check out some of our amenities:



Competition Pool

  • A 50-meter, 8-lane competition pool with movable bulkheads.  This pool was used in the 2008 Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska.  Twenty-one American records and nine World records were set in our pool!  At 7'7" deep and 79 degrees, this spectacular competition pool is the only 50-meter pool in Central Virginia and one of the finest along the East Coast!
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Instructional/Group Exercise Pool

  • A 25-yard, 6-lane multi-purpose pool.  This instructional pool stays at a comfortable 84 degrees and is home to swim lessons, our Learn-to-Swim program, Aquacise, Aqua Zumba, Special Olympics practices, and Discover Scuba courses.
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Therapy Pool

  • The beautiful Hydroworx pool which provides warm water therapy stays at a relaxing 91 degrees. It is fully equipped with a handicap accessible lift, stabilizing sideboards, and two underwater treadmills with a fully incorporated video system for development purposes. This pool is great for rehabilitation, arthritic joints, aching bones and more.  
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Mezzanine-Spectator Seating/Relax Station

  • There is seating in the competition pool area for 700 spectators.  These bleachers were designed so everyone has a great view.  Not interested in what's going on in the pool?...Watch your favorite channel on one of our five 36" high definition TV's. 
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Community Room

  • A huge multi-purpose community room is used primarily for land fitness and active older adult classes including Zumba, line dancing, core training, yoga, Cardio Burn, and Zumba Lite.  It can also be transformed into the perfect room for meetings or birthday parties or used during swim meets as a common room, vendor area, or cafeteria.  
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Workout Room

  • The fitness and exercise room located adjacent to the competition pool is the perfect place to stretch before your swim or get a good workout if you don't have the time for the gym.  It is fully equipped with free weights, dumbbells, medicine balls, exercise balls, suspension training straps, and several upper body machines. 
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Locker Rooms

  • Our locker rooms come with the full package.  We offer lockers, showers, bathing suit dryers, bathrooms, sinks, and mirrors.
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    Main Lobby

    • Come check us out!  Call for more info: 804-271-8271