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Registration Ends June 24

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons

Jun 26 - Jul 29 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$35 - $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

Jun 26 - Jul 29 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[TThrs] 7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$35 - $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, 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. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Fitness Swimming

Jun 27 - Jul 29 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M W] 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$35 - $55
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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.
 
 

Fitness Swimming

Jun 27 - Jul 29 in SRC Pool
[M W] 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
$35
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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.
 
 

North Cascades Kayak Tour

Jul 4 - Jul 8 in ORC Lobby
[W] 9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
[Su Thrs F Sa] 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
$175 - $275
 
 
Join the ORC for an expedition style kayak tour across breathtaking Ross and Diablo Lakes. You will advance your kayak skills and take in one of the most majestic and remote locations in the North Cascades. The Ross Lake ecosystem is populated by some of the rarest and most beautiful creatures in the Lower 48. You may also have the opportunity to explore the area by foot on a day hike giving to the opportunity to explore on land as well. Bring your friends and camera to capture a trip of a lifetime with the ORC in one of Washington’s wildest and most wonderful getaways. Sign up early and receive $25 off your registration. Participants who register by May 1st will pay a discounted price of $150 for members and $250 for non-members. On May 1st, registration will return to its original cost of $175 for members and $275 for non- members. Trip rating is level 3: • We will be paddling on a big, cold lake with conditions that could change quickly. As such, some kayaking experience is required. If you haven’t been paddling in a while (or ever), please try to get some paddling in prior to the trip. Getting out on a sunset paddle or renting a kayak might be good options. • This trip requires that participants are in good physical condition and be able to paddle on average 10-12 miles/day for 3-4 consecutive days. If you have any questions, please consult your physician. • Participants must be able to demonstrate proficiency (after instruction and practice) in wet exits and T-rescues at mandatory pool session/pre-trip meeting. Trip cost includes: kayaking gear, camping equipment, transportation, permits, portage fees, and adventure facilitators (food NOT included). The Pre-Trip Meeting and Pool Session will begin promptly at 5pm on June 26th, at the Outdoor Recreation Center and may go until about 10pm. Please bring a swimsuit and towel. We will travel as a group to the pool. Cancellation Policy: In order to minimize our environmental impact, maintain facilitator-to-participant ratios, meet permit criteria, and transportation logistics, ORC trips are often programmed for small groups (typically up to 6 participants with 2 facilitators). Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs. • Cancellations made up until 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund. • Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the registration deadline receive 50% refund. • Sorry, no refunds are given past the registration deadline. Participants may not be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs during an ORC activity. Drugs and alcohol are not permitted in WSU vehicles/vessels or at campsites (or other accommodations) at any time. Depending on the severity of infraction of rules and policies, a range of disciplinary actions may take place from a verbal warning to removal from activity, contacting local authorities, and the office of student conduct.
 
 

Registration Ends July 1

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 3

Jul 2 - Jul 12 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 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. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6. 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 3

Jul 2 - Jul 12 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 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. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 1 & 2 Session 3

Jul 2 - Jul 12 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 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. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 3 & 4 Session 3

Jul 2 - Jul 12 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 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. 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. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6.
 
 

Youth Swim Lessons: Level 5 & 6 Session 3

Jul 2 - Jul 12 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 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. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6.
 
 

Registration Ends July 12

Parent & Child Swim Lessons Session 4

Jul 16 - Jul 26 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 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 4

Jul 16 - Jul 26 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 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 4

Jul 16 - Jul 26 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 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 4

Jul 16 - Jul 26 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 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. 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 4

Jul 16 - Jul 26 in SRC Pool
[M TW Thrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 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. 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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics at jared.lindorfer or 509.335.5407. NOTE: Class will not meet on July 4 and date will be made up on Friday, July 6.
 
 

Registration Ends July 30

Chinook Annual Full-Time Student Spouse/Partner Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$209
 
 
A Chinook Annual Full-Time Student Spouse/Partner Membership is designated for a Spouse/Partner of a current Chinook Member and is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook has complimentary towel service and day lockers. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Chinook Front Desk for more information. Members will have access to the SRC on weekends the Chinook is closed.
 
 

Chinook Annual Part-Time Student Spouse/Partner Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$254
 
 
A Chinook Annual Part-Time Student Spouse/Partner Membership is designated for a Spouse/Partner of a current Chinook Member and is valid from 365 days of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook has complimentary towel service and day lockers. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Chinook Building Managers for more information. Members will have access to the SRC on weekends the Chinook is closed.
 
 

Registration Ends July 31

Chinook Annual Alumni Association Primary Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$375
 
 
A Chinook Annual Alumni Association Membership is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook offers complimentary towel service and day lockers. Locker Room Facilities are available. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Membership Desk for more information. Chinook members have access to the SRC on weekends over the Summer when the Chinook Student Center is closed.
 
 

Chinook Annual Alumni Association Spouse/Partner Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$345 - $375
 
 
A Chinook Annual Alumni Association Additional Membership is designated for a Spouse/Partner/Dependent of a current Chinook Member and is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook offers complimentary towel service and day lockers. Locker Room Facilities are available. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Chinook Membership Desk for more information. Chinook members have access to the SRC on weekends over the Summer when the Chinook Student Center is closed.
 
 

Chinook Annual Faculty/Staff Primary Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$288
 
 
A Chinook Annual Faculty/Staff Primary Membership is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook offers complimentary towel service and day lockers. Locker Room Facilities are available. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Membership Desk for more information. Chinook members have access to the SRC on weekends over the Summer when the Chinook Student Center is closed.
 
 

Chinook Annual Faculty/Staff Spouse/Partner Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$258 - $288
 
 
A Chinook Annual Faculty/Staff Additional Membership is designated for a Spouse/Partner/Dependent of a current Chinook Member and is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook offers complimentary towel service and day lockers. Locker Room Facilities are available. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Chinook Membership Desk for more information. Chinook members have access to the SRC on weekends over the Summer when the Chinook Student Center is closed.
 
 

Chinook Annual Visiting Scholar Spouse/Partner Membership

May 1 - Aug 15
 
$248 - $278
 
 
A Chinook Annual Visiting Scholar Additional Membership is valid from the date of purchase until the end of the current semester. Membership will grant access to the Chinook Student Center. For complete hours, please go to: http://urec.wsu.edu/facilities/facility-hours/. UREC Members will receive discounts on Fitness Classes, ORC Trips and Rentals, Personal Training, Swim Lessons and more. Also, the Chinook offers complimentary towel service and day lockers. Locker Room Facilities are available. Individuals may purchase a personal locker at an additional fee in the Chinook Locker Rooms. Please see the Membership Desk for more information. Chinook members have access to the SRC on weekends over the Summer when the Chinook Student Center is closed.
 
 

Registration Ends August 19

Learn to Swim Clinic

Aug 20 in SRC Pool
[M] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$0
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends August 20

Breaststroke Swim Clinic

Aug 21 in SRC Pool
[T] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$0
 
 
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. **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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends August 21

Freestyle Swim Clinic

Aug 22 in SRC Pool
[W] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$0
 
 
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. **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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends August 22

Learn to Swim Clinic

Aug 23 in SRC Pool
[Thrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$0
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends August 23

Flip-Turn Swim Clinic

Aug 24 in SRC Pool
[F] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
$0
 
 
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 Jared Lindorfer, Coordinator of Aquatics & Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends August 24

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Thursday)

Aug 30 - Oct 11 in SRC Pool
[Thrs] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 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 and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Tuesday)

Aug 28 - Oct 9 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[T] 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 and Safety Education at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Thursday)

Aug 30 - Oct 11 in SRC Pool
[Thrs] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 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, 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. 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)

Aug 28 - Oct 9 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[T] 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, 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. 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 Edcuation at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Women's Only Beginner Swim Lessons (Monday)

Aug 27 - Oct 8 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M] 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. 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. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 
 

Women's Only Beginner Swim Lessons (Wednesday)

Aug 29 - Oct 10 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[W] 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 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. 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. If you have any questions about our Adult Learn to Swim program, coaches or individual instruction please do not hesitate to contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.8208.
 
 

Women's Only Intermediate Swim Lessons (Monday)

Aug 27 - Oct 8 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[M] 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. 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 Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Women's Only Intermediate Swim Lessons (Wednesday)

Aug 29 - Oct 10 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[W] 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 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. 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 Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends September 9

Kayak Skills & Rescue Clinic

Sep 11 in ORC Lobby
[T] 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
$8 - $12
 
 
Come learn how to exit a kayak in the comfort of a pool. We will teach you the basic skills of kayak rescue so you can feel more comfortable and confident on the water. For more advanced paddlers, we’ll also be offering practice time for those developing more advanced skills such as rolling. The clinic will be instructional and have open pool time for students to practice skills they have been taught and skills they already know. We will provide all necessary gear; just bring a swimsuit and a positive attitude. This trip is rated a Level 1. No experience necessary! Clinic cost includes: Kayak, PFD, paddles, and facilitators. Cancellation Policy: In order to minimize our environmental impact, maintain facilitator-to-participant ratios, meet permit criteria, and transportation logistics, ORC programs are designed for small groups (typically up to 6 participants with 2 facilitators). Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs. • Cancellations made up until 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund. • Cancellations made within 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline receive 50% refund. • Sorry, no refunds are given past the registration deadline.
 
 

Registration Ends September 16

Fitness Swimming Tues/Thurs

Aug 28 - Oct 11 in SRC Pool
[TThrs] 6:10 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
$35
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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.
 
 

Fitness Swimming Tues/Thurs - Youth Registration

Aug 27 - Oct 14 in SRC Pool
[TThrs] 6:10 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
$35
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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 October 7

Kayak Skills & Rescue Clinic

Oct 9 in ORC Lobby
[T] 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
$8 - $12
 
 
Come learn how to exit a kayak in the comfort of a pool. We will teach you the basic skills of kayak rescue so you can feel more comfortable and confident on the water. For more advanced paddlers, we’ll also be offering practice time for those developing more advanced skills such as rolling. The clinic will be instructional and have open pool time for students to practice skills they have been taught and skills they already know. We will provide all necessary gear; just bring a swimsuit and a positive attitude. This trip is rated a Level 1. No experience necessary! Clinic cost includes: Kayak, PFD, paddles, and facilitators. Cancellation Policy: In order to minimize our environmental impact, maintain facilitator-to-participant ratios, meet permit criteria, and transportation logistics, ORC programs are designed for small groups (typically up to 6 participants with 2 facilitators). Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs. • Cancellations made up until 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund. • Cancellations made within 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline receive 50% refund. • Sorry, no refunds are given past the registration deadline.
 
 

Registration Ends October 18

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course

Oct 21 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[Su] 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$100 - $125
 
 
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 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. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please email jared.lindorfer@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 Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review Certification Course - Youth Registration

Oct 21 in Smith Gym Room 77 (Pool)
[Su] 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$100 - $125
 
 
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 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. ***If you are registering a youth for this course, please use the Youth Registration link instead of this one. If you have any questions about the course please contact Jared Lindorfer at jared.lindorfer@wsu.edu or 509.335.5407.
 
 

Registration Ends October 25

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

Oct 26 - Oct 28 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

Oct 26 - Oct 28 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. 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.
 
 

Registration Ends October 31

Fitness Swimming Tues/Thurs

Oct 14 - Dec 9 in SRC Pool
[TThrs] 6:10 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
$35
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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.
 
 

Fitness Swimming Tues/Thurs - Youth Registration

Oct 14 - Dec 9 in SRC Pool
[TThrs] 6:10 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
$35
 
 
Fitness Swimming is a structured aquatic program, which is designed to challenge all participants no matter their swimming abilities. Fitness Swimming offers on-deck coaching, with workouts tailored to the group of swimmers participating. Each workout plan will be adapted to each individual swimmer, to help push, challenge and improve each participant’s personal goals. This program is perfect for those wanting to cross train, improve swimming techniques, master skills, training for triathlons and more! Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, however, all Fitness Swimming participant’s should be able to swim a length of 25 yards using freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke and be able to tread in deep water for at least 1 minute. Refund Policy: A full refund will be given within six days after the start of the class. A 50% refund will be given within seven to thirteen days after the start of the class. No refunds will be given after thirteen days after the start of the 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 Fitness Swimming course, 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 November 29

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.