Aquatics

Our Learn-to-Swim program is unlike anything offered by other learn to swim programs! We offer lessons for children beginning at six months old all the way up to adults. Participants progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in one level before advancing to the next.  Each level of our Learn-to-Swim program includes training in basic water safety and helping others in an emergency, in addition to stroke development.

Adult Group Swim Lessons

These 45 minute group lessons are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year and summer months.  We offer beginning and intermediate group swim lessons.  Beginning group lessons are focused on learning the basic skills to achieve a minimum level of water competency.  Intermediate group lessons are designed for teens and adults who want to improve their skills and strokes.  

Women's Only Swim Lessons 

These 45 minute group lessons are offered to women on Monday and Wednesdays throughout the school year. We offer beginning and intermediate group swim lessons.  Beginning group lessons are focused on learning the basic skills to achieve a minimum level of water competency.  Intermediate group lessons are designed for teens or adults who want to improve their skills and strokes.  

Youth Group Swim Lessons 

Youth swim lessons are available for SRC Members and their dependents. This program is designed to teach participants how to swim and how to be safe in and around the water.  Class sizes are set to meet the Red Cross standard of six participants to one instructor. Class levels are designed to group participants with similar abilities and skills in order to best learn the required skills.  Classes included in this program are: Parent and Child Aquatics (ages: six months to three years old), Preschool Aquatics (ages: four and five) and Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-6 (ages: six and up).  All group swim lessons are 30 minutes long, with the exception of Level 5/6, which are 45 minutes long.

  • Parent and Child
  • Preschool
  • Level 1 & 2: Introduction to Water Skills & Fundamental Aquatic Skills
  • Level 3 & 4: Stroke Development & Stroke Improvement
  • Level 5/6: Stroke Refinement & Swimming and Skill Proficiency

You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. 

Cougar Kids Camp-After Camp Group Swim Lessons

Optional After Camp Swim Lessons are available from 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday for $15 when you register for Cougar Kids Camp. These swim lesson sessions are a week long. Please visit urec.wsu.edu/cougarkids for more information about Cougar Kids Camp. 

Private Swim Lessons

Private and semi-private buddy lessons are available upon request for anyone over the age of 3 (three).  These lessons can be set up around your schedule, and are customized to fit your goals and needs.  Private and semi-private buddy lessons are available for youth and adults. Private lessons are 30 minutes in length. 

Single Participant Lesson Buddy Lesson
$19 for One Lesson $25 for One Lesson
$100 for Six Lessons $125 for Six Lessons

Registration for Private Swim Lessons can be done in the main office of the WSU Student Recreation Center between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Non-members can purchase private swim lessons but must purchase a Day Pass or 10-Punch Day to access the facility for each private lesson.

** Please note that no swim lessons take place on September 5 (Labor Day) or November 11 (Veterans Day) 

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 2

SRC
6/26/17 - Jul 7
[M TW Thrs F] 5:45 a.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 7 in SRC
 
Parent & Child Swim Lessons. DATES Week 1: M-Th (June 26,27,28,29) Week 2: M, W, Th, F (July 3,5,6,7) The American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics program builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents/guardians and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. Once children can perform basic skills without parental assistance, they may begin independent Preschool courses (ages 4 and 5).All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 2

SRC
6/26/17 - Jul 7
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 a.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 7 in SRC
 
DATES Week 1: M-Th (June 26,27,28,29) Week 2: M, W, Th, F (July 3,5,6,7)Preschool Swim Lessons. Familiarizes children ages 4 and 5 with the aquatic environment while helping to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around the water. Children will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, treading and an introduction to swimming on the front. Prerequisites: Child must be at least 4 years old. There are no prerequisites for this level. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 2

SRC
6/26/17 - Jul 7
[M TW Thrs F] 5:15 p.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 7 in SRC
 
DATES Week 1: M-Th (June 26,27,28,29) Week 2: M, W, Th, F (July 3 Level 3 - Stroke Development. Builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency. Participants will be introduced to the front crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick, breaststroke kick, and treading in deep water. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 2 exit skills assessment. Level 4 - Stroke Improvement. These lessons will improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes (front crawl and elementary backstroke) that were introduced in Level 3. Participants will also learn breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, back crawl, and open turns. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 3 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 2

SRC
6/26/17 - Jul 7
[M TW Thrs F] 5:15 p.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 7 in SRC
 
DATES Week 1: M-Th (June 26,27,28,29) Week 2: M, W, Th, F (July 3,5,6,7) Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills. Orients participants to the aquatic environment and helps them to gain basic aquatic skills. Participants will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, hand movements for treading in chest-deep water and an introduction to swimming on the front. Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Builds on basic aquatic skills and water safety concepts learned in Level 1. Participants will learn how to fully submerge, open their eyes and retrieve submerged objects in chest-deep water. In addition, participants will learn how to float in a face-down position and improve distance of front and back glides. At this level, participants will begin to develop combined arm and leg actions on the front and back. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 1 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 2

SRC
6/26/17 - Jul 7
[M TW Thrs F] 6:15 p.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 7 in SRC
 
Level 5/6 - Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency. DATES Week 1: M-Th (June 26,27,28,29) Week 2: M, W, Th, F (July 3,5,6,7) Helps to refine performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) so participants can swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances. Participants will also refine open-turns and learn how to do flip-turns while swimming. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 4 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 3

SRC
7/10/17 - Jul 20
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m.
Jul 10 - Jul 20 in SRC
 
Parent & Child Swim Lessons. The American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics program builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents/guardians and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. Once children can perform basic skills without parental assistance, they may begin independent Preschool courses (ages 4 and 5).All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 3

SRC
7/10/17 - Jul 20
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m.
Jul 10 - Jul 20 in SRC
 
Preschool Swim Lessons. Familiarizes children ages 4 and 5 with the aquatic environment while helping to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around the water. Children will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, treading and an introduction to swimming on the front. Prerequisites: Child must be at least 4 years old. There are no prerequisites for this level. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 3

SRC
7/10/17 - Jul 20
[M TW Thrs] 5:15 p.m.
Jul 10 - Jul 20 in SRC
 
Level 3 - Stroke Development. Builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency. Participants will be introduced to the front crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick, breaststroke kick, and treading in deep water. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 2 exit skills assessment. Level 4 - Stroke Improvement. These lessons will improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes (front crawl and elementary backstroke) that were introduced in Level 3. Participants will also learn breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, back crawl, and open turns. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 3 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 3

SRC
7/10/17 - Jul 20
[M TW Thrs] 6:15 a.m.
Jul 10 - Jul 20 in SRC
 
Level 5/6 - Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency. Helps to refine performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) so participants can swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances. Participants will also refine open-turns and learn how to do flip-turns while swimming. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 4 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Women's Only Beginner Swim Lessons (Monday)

Smith Gym
8/21/17 - Dec 12
[M] 5:30 p.m.
Aug 21 - Dec 12 in Smith Gym
 
Learning the Basics These lessons will help you learn how to be comfortable and active in the water. You will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel yourself through the water on the front and back, and begin to learn the basics of the front and back crawl strokes. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. There are no prerequisites for this class. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Women's Only Intermediate Swim Lessons (Monday)

Smith Gym
8/21/17 - Dec 11
[M] 6:15 p.m.
Aug 21 - Dec 11 in Smith Gym
 
Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes You will learn and improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. These lessons will teach you how to become a more efficient and effective swimmer. You will also learn how to be safe in and around the water. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Prerequisite: You must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put your face in the water, and able to perform 15 yards of the front crawl, breast stroke and back crawl. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Tuesday)

Smith Gym
8/22/17 - Dec 12
[T] 5:30 p.m.
Aug 22 - Dec 12 in Smith Gym
 
Learning the Basics. These lessons will help you learn how to be comfortable and active in the water. You will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel yourself through the water on the front and back, and begin to learn the basics of the front and back crawl strokes. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Tuesday)

Smith Gym
8/22/17 - Dec 12
[T] 6:15 p.m.
Aug 22 - Dec 12 in Smith Gym
 
Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes You will learn and improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. These lessons will teach you how to become a more efficient and effective swimmer. You will also learn how to be safe in and around the water. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Prerequisites: You must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put your face in the water, and able to perform 15 yards of the front crawl, breast stroke and back crawl. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Flip-Turn Swim Clinic

SRC
8/24/17
[Thrs] 6:30 p.m.
Aug 24 in SRC
 
These clinics are designed to help you improve your strokes. Work with one of our UREC Swim Instructors to learn ways to make your swimming more efficient or to learn a new drill to add to your workouts. There are no prerequisites for this course. This clinic is for SRC Members only. Please pre-register for this course. All persons must wear appropriate swim wear. Inappropriate swim wear includes but is not limited to: cut off jean shorts, worn or see through swim wear, thongs, underwear, athletic shorts, gym workout attire, and t-shirts. More information about our pool/spa policies can be found at on the UREC website: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/policies/#PoolPolicies . **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Swim Clinics, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Women's Only Beginner Swim Lessons (Wednesday)

Smith Gym
8/23/17 - Dec 13
[W] 5:30 p.m.
Aug 23 - Dec 13 in Smith Gym
 
Learning the Basics These lessons will help you learn how to be comfortable and active in the water. You will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel yourself through the water on the front and back, and begin to learn the basics of the front and back crawl strokes. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. There are no prerequisites for this class. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Women's Only Intermediate Swim Lessons (Wednesday)

Smith Gym
8/23/17 - Dec 13
[W] 6:15 p.m.
Aug 23 - Dec 13 in Smith Gym
 
Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes You will learn and improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. These lessons will teach you how to become a more efficient and effective swimmer. You will also learn how to be safe in and around the water. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Prerequisite: You must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put your face in the water, and able to perform 15 yards of the front crawl, breast stroke and back crawl. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Thursday)

Smith Gym
8/24/17 - Dec 14
[Thrs] 5:30 p.m.
Aug 24 - Dec 14 in Smith Gym
 
Learning the Basics. These lessons will help you learn how to be comfortable and active in the water. You will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel yourself through the water on the front and back, and begin to learn the basics of the front and back crawl strokes. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Thursday)

Smith Gym
8/24/17 - Dec 14
[Thrs] 6:30 p.m.
Aug 24 - Dec 14 in Smith Gym
 
Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes You will learn and improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. These lessons will teach you how to become a more efficient and effective swimmer. You will also learn how to be safe in and around the water. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Prerequisites: You must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put your face in the water, and able to perform 15 yards of the front crawl, breast stroke and back crawl. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Parent & Child Swim Lessons (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 10:45 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Parent & Child Swim Lessons. The American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics program builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents/guardians and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. Once children can perform basic skills without parental assistance, they may begin independent Preschool courses (ages 4 and 5).All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Parent & Child Swim Lessons (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 1:00 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Parent & Child Swim Lessons. The American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics program builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents/guardians and children participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. Once children can perform basic skills without parental assistance, they may begin independent Preschool courses (ages 4 and 5).All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Preschool Swim Lessons (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 10:45 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Preschool Swim Lessons. Familiarizes children ages 4 and 5 with the aquatic environment while helping to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around the water. Children will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, treading and an introduction to swimming on the front. Prerequisites: Child must be at least 4 years old. There are no prerequisites for this level. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Preschool Swim Lessons (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 1:00 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Preschool Swim Lessons. Familiarizes children ages 4 and 5 with the aquatic environment while helping to develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around the water. Children will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, treading and an introduction to swimming on the front. Prerequisites: Child must be at least 4 years old. There are no prerequisites for this level. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1(Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 11:20 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills. Orients participants to the aquatic environment and helps them to gain basic aquatic skills. Participants will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, hand movements for treading in chest-deep water and an introduction to swimming on the front. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1(Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 1:35 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills. Orients participants to the aquatic environment and helps them to gain basic aquatic skills. Participants will learn how to enter and exit the water, in addition to learning breath control, retrieval of submerged objects, floating on the front and back, hand movements for treading in chest-deep water and an introduction to swimming on the front. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 2 (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 11:20 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Builds on basic aquatic skills and water safety concepts learned in Level 1. Participants will learn how to fully submerge, open their eyes and retrieve submerged objects in chest-deep water. In addition, participants will learn how to float in a face-down position and improve distance of front and back glides. At this level, participants will begin to develop combined arm and leg actions on the front and back. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 1 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 2 (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 1:35 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills. Builds on basic aquatic skills and water safety concepts learned in Level 1. Participants will learn how to fully submerge, open their eyes and retrieve submerged objects in chest-deep water. In addition, participants will learn how to float in a face-down position and improve distance of front and back glides. At this level, participants will begin to develop combined arm and leg actions on the front and back. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 1 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 11:55 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Level 3 - Stroke Development. Builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency. Participants will be introduced to the front crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick, breaststroke kick, and treading in deep water. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 2 exit skills assessment. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 2:10 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Level 3 - Stroke Development. Builds on the skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency. Participants will be introduced to the front crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor kick, breaststroke kick, and treading in deep water. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 2 exit skills assessment. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey, at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 4 (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 11:55 a.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Level 4 - Stroke Improvement. These lessons will improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes (front crawl and elementary backstroke) that were introduced in Level 3. Participants will also learn breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, back crawl, and open turns. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 3 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 4 (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 2:10 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Level 4 - Stroke Improvement. These lessons will improve participants’ proficiency in performing the swimming strokes (front crawl and elementary backstroke) that were introduced in Level 3. Participants will also learn breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, back crawl, and open turns. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 3 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 30 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 (Saturday)

SRC
8/26/17 - Oct 14
[Sa] 12:30 p.m.
Aug 26 - Oct 14 in SRC
 
Level 5/6 - Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency. Helps to refine performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) so participants can swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances. Participants will also refine open-turns and learn how to do flip-turns while swimming. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 4 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 (Sunday)

SRC
8/27/17 - Oct 15
[Su] 2:45 p.m.
Aug 27 - Oct 15 in SRC
 
Level 5/6 - Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency. Helps to refine performance of all six swimming strokes (front crawl, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) so participants can swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances. Participants will also refine open-turns and learn how to do flip-turns while swimming. Prerequisites: Participant should be 6 years or older. Successful demonstration of the Level 4 exit skills assessment. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. You must be a SRC Member to register for Youth Group Swim Lessons. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Youth must be supervised directly on the pool deck by their parent/legal guardian during the entire lesson. All youth must have a youth waiver signed by their parent/legal guardian to enter the facility. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Youth Learn-to-Swim program, instructors or private swim lessons please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons Session 2

Gibb Pool
6/27/17 - Aug 4
[TThrs] 7:15 p.m.
Jun 27 - Aug 4 in Gibb Pool
 
Learning the Basics. These lessons will help you learn how to be comfortable and active in the water. You will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel yourself through the water on the front and back, and begin to learn the basics of the front and back crawl strokes. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons Session 2

Gibb Pool
6/27/17 - Aug 4
[TThrs] 7:15 p.m.
Jun 27 - Aug 4 in Gibb Pool
 
Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes You will learn and improve proficiency in basic aquatic skills and the six basic swimming strokes. These lessons will teach you how to become a more efficient and effective swimmer. You will also learn how to be safe in and around the water. All of our instructors are certified as Water Safety Instructors and teach 45 minute lessons based off the curriculum of the American Red Cross. Prerequisites: You must be comfortable in chest-deep water, able to put your face in the water, and able to perform 15 yards of the front crawl, breast stroke and back crawl. Refund Policy: With receipt or proof of purchase, full refunds are given until the registration deadline. 50% refunds are given until and including the first day of class. No refunds after the first day of class. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Learn to Swim Clinic

SRC
9/19/17
[T] 6:30 p.m.
Sep 19 in SRC
 
This clinic is designed to help you learn how to be safe in and around the water along with assisting you in determining which programs UREC offers that can help you reach your goals. Let the aquatics staff help you take the first steps towards reaching your water fitness goals. There are no prerequisites for this course. This clinic is for SRC Members only. Please pre-register for this course. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Swim Clinics, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
10/13/17 - Oct 15
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Oct 13 - Oct 15 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
10/13/17 - Oct 15
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Oct 13 - Oct 15 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

Learn to Swim Clinic

SRC
10/17/17
[T] 6:30 p.m.
Oct 17 in SRC
 
This clinic is designed to help you learn how to be safe in and around the water along with assisting you in determining which programs UREC offers that can help you reach your goals. Let the aquatics staff help you take the first steps towards reaching your water fitness goals. There are no prerequisites for this course. This clinic is for SRC Members only. Please pre-register for this course. **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. Registration for this class will close one day prior to the course start date or until filled. If you have any questions about our Swim Clinics, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

Flip-Turn Swim Clinic

SRC
10/19/17
[Thrs] 6:30 p.m.
Oct 19 in SRC
 
These clinics are designed to help you improve your strokes. Work with one of our UREC Swim Instructors to learn ways to make your swimming more efficient or to learn a new drill to add to your workouts. There are no prerequisites for this course. This clinic is for SRC Members only. Please pre-register for this course. All persons must wear appropriate swim wear. Inappropriate swim wear includes but is not limited to: cut off jean shorts, worn or see through swim wear, thongs, underwear, athletic shorts, gym workout attire, and t-shirts. More information about our pool/spa policies can be found at on the UREC website: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/policies/#PoolPolicies . **Accessibility: Reasonable accommodations are available with adequate prior notification. Contact Joanne Greene or Jeff Elbracht at 335-9669 for more information. If you have any questions about our Swim Clinics, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Shannon Posey, Coordinator of Aquatics at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course

Smith Gym
10/28/17
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Oct 28 in Smith Gym
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email sposey@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
10/28/17
[Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Oct 28 in Smith Gym
 
This update course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity to update skills to the newest American Red Cross Lifeguarding course content and renew certification. Successful participants will be re-certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid for 2 years. ***You will need to bring a copy of your current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification along with a valid government issued form of identification. These items will be verified by the instructor prior to the course starting. We can not submit a course record for your renewed certification without verifying your current certification. Please use the Youth Registration to enroll participants who are under the age of 18. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email sposey@wsu.edu so you can fill out the youth risk and release waiver form prior to the course. If you have any questions about the course please contact Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Smith Gym
12/1/17 - Dec 3
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Dec 1 - Dec 3 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Youth participants, under the age of 18, must complete the youth registration for this course. This registration is for adults who are 18 years or older. Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course (Youth Registration)

Smith Gym
12/1/17 - Dec 3
[F] 5:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m.
Dec 1 - Dec 3 in Smith Gym
 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take this American Red Cross certification course now! This course teaches the duties, responsibilities and skills necessary to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. This registration is for Youth (under 18 years). Prerequisite: *Minimum age of 15 before the last day of the scheduled class. *Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Participants may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. *Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. *Tread water with hands under armpits for 2 minutes. Certification Requirements: Attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent.The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, Shannon Posey at sposey@wsu.edu or 509-335-8208 prior to the course. Refund policy: Full refunds will ONLY be given if a participant does not pass the prerequisites for the course or submits a refund request prior to the first day of the course. No refund will be given once the course begins. If the participant does not pass the class, no refund will be given. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross universal certificate, which is valid for 2 years and will be titled Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.