Aquatics

Swim Lessons Program

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 Group Lessons will not be taught during Fall 2018 or Spring 2019

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

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. 

If you are interested in private swim lessons please contact Jared Lindorfer Coordinator, Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu and he will help walk you through the process and payment.

Single Participant Lesson

Buddy Lesson

$19 for One Lesson $25 for One Lesson
$100 for Six Lessons $125 for Six Lessons

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.

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Nov 30 - Dec 2 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[F] 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$200 - $225
 
 
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 and Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 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

Nov 30 - Dec 2 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[F] 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$200 - $225
 
 
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 of age). 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 and Safety Education Coordinator, Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509-335-5407 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.