South Plains College Natatorium now open for fall 2019 swimming, classes


LEVELLAND – The Natatorium at South Plains College Natatorium is open for the fall 2019 semester. SPC offers a variety of swimming classes for people of all levels and ages. The pool closes Dec. 12. 

The Natatorium membership prices are designed for the whole family. For full time SPC faculty, staff and students and Hockley County seniors over the age of 65, there is no admission charge. Fitness Center Members can present their ID for free admission. The cost for full time SPC Staff Family is $75 yearly. The community family rate (2 adults/2 children) is $150 semester or $300 annually. For couples, the cost is $100 per semester or $200 annually. The cost for singles is $75 per semester or $150 annually; and the guest rate (must accompany a member) is $5 per person. 

Lap Swim Only is available from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Recreational and Lap Swimming is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, recreational and lap swim is offered from 4 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. 

The Community Classes cost $70, and classes will begin on Sept. 3 through Dec. 6.  


  • The Early Bird Swim (lap swimming only) is offered from 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • The Shallow and Deep Water Aerobics (non-instructional) is offered from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • The Arthritis Swim (instructional) featuring exercises that helps the joints and muscles is offered from 8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 

The following class is offered only on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


  • Water Aerobics (instructional) is a cardiovascular program that helps improve strength and flexibility. The class will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. or 6 to 7 p.m. Depending on enrollment, the class could be offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 


Private parties also can be arranged. The SPC Natatorium rents for $150. This includes lifeguards for a two-hour party for up to 50 people. The balcony or outdoor patio may be used for refreshments. The person scheduling the party is responsible for clean-up. Make your reservations during the above open swim times by leaving a $50 deposit, at least one week prior to reservation.


The Natatorium will be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day, Oct. 11 for Fall Break; and Nov. 27-29 for Thanksgiving.


For more information, contact Natatorium Director Mike Harrison at (806) 716-2228.