Aquatics classes focus on comfort and safety in the water. All levels focus on technique with four
competitive strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly. Classes develop a training and workout
methodology based on individual needs.
|*No Class Jan 20 (MLK)
Members: $80 per session/participant
Non-members: $95 per session/participant
Download the information packet and cancellation
policy for guidelines and a waiver to sign before the first class. For questions, please read the swimming
Adult Class | all levels
All levels focus on technique with four competitive strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and
butterfly. Class include drills and developing a training/workout structure based on individual needs.
All adult classes are 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Children's Class | 4-12 years
This class focuses on being comfortable and safe both in and around the water. Participants learn to
coordinate the front stroke, back stroke and floating. Pool safety is stressed as well as having fun.
All child classes are 5:30-6:30 p.m.
- Building comfort with the water
- Introduction to the motor skills required for front crawl, back crawl, elementary back stroke and
breaststroke with assistance from an instructor
- Fundamental aquatic skills for swimming without assistance
- Advanced understanding of locomotion skills for primary strokes without assistance
- Thorough understanding of skills required for swimming without supervision and introduction to survival
- Introduction to scissor and dolphin kick
- Introduction to headfirst entry safely into the water
- Building confidence in the strokes through stroke technique refinement
- Building basic endurance skills in all strokes
- Learning sidestroke, butterfly and surface dives
- Polishing of stroke techniques and introduction to lap swimming (50+ yards)
- Introduction to flip turns
- Perfection of stroke technique with special emphasis on endurance training (100+ yards)
- Focus on the swimmers goals to allow improvement beyond classes we offer
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the dress code for the pool?
Proper swim attire is required in the pool. T-shirts and athletic shorts are not allowed. Please see an instructor or lifeguard if you are unsure if what you have is appropriate.
Where can I change clothes for class?
The locker rooms are immediately next to the pool deck, with space to change and shower. No children of the
opposite sex over the age of 4 are allowed in the locker rooms. Please see the Control Desk to utilize the
single stall restrooms.
How many people are in each class?
Maximum enrollment is 10 students per session, but it could be fewer depending on how many students
register. We do our best to provide each student with a sufficient amount of attention. Ratio is about five
students to one instructor.
What is the age limit for group lessons?
We allow swimmers ages 4-12 to participate in our child group classes. Swimmers ages 13 years and older can
participate in the adult group classes.
Classes have already started. May I/my child still register?
No. Registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Friday before the first day of class. We do not allow late
registration for group lessons.
I/my child can't make a class. May I reschedule?
No. Group classes are not rescheduled for individuals who have conflicts with class time. If a student is
late, classes will not go over to accommodate for the student's full hour. Only if the university is closed
unexpectedly will arrangements be made for another class.
What is the refund policy for group lessons?
We only provide refunds for medical emergencies. This policy is strictly enforced. Please refer to our cancellation policy for more information.
Why is my child being taught for 45 minutes and not a full hour?
After 45 minutes, we will take the children out to allow time for the instructors to talk with each parent
about their child's progress.
Do I/my child need to wear a swim cap and goggles?
Swim caps are not required, but we recommend people with long hair pull it out of their face. Goggles are