Swim Lessons

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 

During some Summer months, multiple sessions of Youth Group Swim Lessons are offered.  These courses include; Parent and Child lessons, Preschool lessons, Levels 1 & 2, Levels 3 & 4, and Levels 5 & 6.  All swim lessons follow the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim curriculum.  Parent & Child, Preschool, and Levels 1-4 are all 30-minute lessons, while levels 5 & 6 are 45-minute lessons.

 

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.

 

Registration Ends June 9

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Monday/Wednesday)

Jun 3 - Jun 26 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M W] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Tuesday/Thursday)

Jun 4 - Jun 27 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Monday/Wednesday)

Jun 3 - Jun 26 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M W] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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, breaststroke 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. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Tuesday/Thursday)

Jun 4 - Jun 27 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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, breaststroke and back crawl. Towel Policy: UREC does not provide towels in the Shared Facilities (Bohler, Smith, and PEB) as we do at the Student Recreation Center. Please come prepared for lessons with your own towel to use. 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 Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends June 13

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:40 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends July 4

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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 skill 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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:40 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Ends June 9

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Monday/Wednesday)

Jun 3 - Jun 26 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M W] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Tuesday/Thursday)

Jun 4 - Jun 27 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Monday/Wednesday)

Jun 3 - Jun 26 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M W] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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, breaststroke 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. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Tuesday/Thursday)

Jun 4 - Jun 27 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$45 - $55
 
 
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, breaststroke and back crawl. Towel Policy: UREC does not provide towels in the Shared Facilities (Bohler, Smith, and PEB) as we do at the Student Recreation Center. Please come prepared for lessons with your own towel to use. 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 Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends June 13

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 1

Jun 17 - Jun 27 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:40 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends July 4

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Preschool Swim Lessons Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:05 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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 skill 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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 2

Jul 8 - Jul 18 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:40 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
$35 - $75
 
 
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. SRC Members will use their Cougar Card for facility access and the youth will be checked in on a roster for each lesson. Everyone regardless of member status will check in their child at the Student Recreation Membership Desk. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407.