The Aquatics Department offers numerous classes each year for adults and children to learn to swim. Certified American Red Cross instructors teach all swimming classes. Enrollment for classes is limited in order to maintain quality instruction and an optimal teaching environment. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
We understand your fear and apprehension around water is very real. Our beginner lessons can help students and adults overcome their fear of the water and to learn the basic skills to achieve a minimum level of water competency and comfort.
This course helps participants gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes. This courses teaches skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water and to help yourself or others in an aquatic emergency.
This course is perfect for developing/refining your swimming strokes as well as preparing for fitness swimming and/or triathlon training.
The purpose of the course is to help improve participants’ proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes, teach skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water, to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency.
Prerequisites include participants must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put their face in the water, and able to perform strokes that can be recognized as front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, each for 15 yards.
Never miss a Monday workout with our Swimming for fitness course.This course is designed for individuals wanting change up their workout routine and participate in a swim team based workout.
The purpose of the course is to help refine participants’ front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke strokes and turns and build endurance. Additionally, we teach skills and concepts needed to stay safe in and around water.
Prerequisites include participants must be able to swim the following strokes with appropriate breathing pattern:Front crawl, 25 yards, Breaststroke, 15 yards, Back crawl, 25 yards.
Watch for our complete line-up of swimming lessons for kids later this fall. Courses resume on Saturdays in the spring semester.