Aquatics & Wellness

Aquatics Center

The Rose State College Aquatic Center is an outstanding facility that features a 25-meter, six-lane, indoor heated swimming pool, plus a whirlpool, sauna, four locker rooms and two family-unit dressing rooms. The depth of the pool ranges from four feet at the shallow end to 13 feet, and it has a ramp for handicap access. An extensive selection of courses are available for adults for both college credit and non-credit.

Additional features include a 1,715-gallon whirlpool that seats up to 8 people with a water temperature maintained at 100 degrees. The sauna is solid redwood with seating for up to 6-8 people. Temperature is maintained at 180 degrees. The facility also has 2 student locker rooms, 2 faculty/staff locker rooms, 2 private locker rooms, and 2 family changing rooms. The student and faculty locker room each have daily use lockers, lockers for rent, showers, restrooms and weight scales.

Services For You 

  • Open Lap Swims
  • Open Recreational Swims
  • Locker rooms for Students and Faculty/Staff
  • Towel Service
  • Family Unit Dressing Rooms for individuals dependent on another family member
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Special Events/Workshops
  • Classes for college credit — Beginning Swim, Intermediate Swim, Lifeguarding, W.S.I., Aquatic Fitness, Lifeguard Instructor, H2O Strength Training
  • Non-Credit — Water Aerobics, Low Intensity Water Aerobics, Aqua Dance, H2O Strength Training, Learn to Swim
  • Youth Swim Classes — Raiders Swim Team, Learn to Swim classes including: Parent Tot, Pre-School, Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Junior Guard, Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor
  • Pool Party Rentals
  • Lane Rentals

The Aquatic Center is available to currently enrolled college students, faculty and staff of Rose State College at no extra charge. A college ID card is required for all open swims and towels. The Aquatic Center is located on the main campus at 6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City. Come by for a visit or call (405) 733-7396 for information on courses currently being offered and for lap and open recreational swim times.

Aquatic Rentals

Pool Party Rentals $200/2 hours (50 people max) & Lane Rentals available as well.
For questions and to schedule, contact Kim Queri at kqueri@rose.edu or 733-7396.

Fall Open Swim Times 

DAY  TIME

Mon – Thurs

6:30 am – 7:30 am, 12-1p, 4:30-5:30p

Friday

6:30-7:30a, 9a-11p, 4:30-5:30p

Saturday

7a-9a, 11a-1p.

 Times are subject to change due to pool rentals, if this occurs, signs will be posted.

Credit Class & Non-Credit Class 

This course will certify participants to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons and the Community Water Safety course. Prerequisite: must be 17 years old and able to swim at Level 4 skills. The class is $160. #3598* April 21 – April 30 Staff Fri 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sat/Sun 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mission Statement

To provide the faculty, staff and students of Rose State College with the safest facility possible, while offering educational, recreational, rehabilitation and fitness programs. 

Priorities:
  1. Comprehensive aquatic instructional program of physical education credit.
  2. Recreational swim programs for currently enrolled students, faculty and staff.
  3. Community service instructional and rehabilitation programs for non-credit.
  4. Special events program that offer training in water safety, fitness, competition and/or instructor training.

Contacts

Blake Shawn
Blake Shawn
Pool Operator/Lifeguard Athletics
(405) 736-0235
Kim Queri
Kim Queri
Professor Social Sciences Division
(405) 733-7398

Aquatics Center Front Desk: (405) 733-7396