Swim Programs


Youth Swim

 

Spring 2017 Swim Refresher

March 13-15 & 20-22, 2017

Monday-Wednesday / Time: 6:25pm to 7:15pm / Reid Pool / $59.00

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Instructor Michael Creason is a retired assistant professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at WCU. He has been certified by the American Red Cross to teach infants and children and has been a swimming instructor for more than 40 years.

Please note that all participants in WCU swim programs must carefully read and agree to the terms of the WCU Campus Recreation Center and Reid Pool Assumption of Risk and Release/Waiver of Claims.


Summer Swim is now closed. 2017 Dates and times will be posted in March.

Shark Level (Ages 6 and up) $75

SESSION 1 - June 13-28, 2016 / M-F for 2 weeks plus June 27 & 28 (12 days total)
(Intermediate, Swimmer & Adv Swimmer I & II) 9:00 - 9:50am
(Beginners & Adv. Beg.) 10:00 - 10:50am
(Beginners & Adv. Beg.) 11:00 - 11: 50am

SESSION 2 -- July 7-22, 2016 / Note: Starts on Thursday (12 days total)
(Intermediate, Swimmer & Adv Swimmer I & II) 9:00 - 9:50am
(Beginners & Adv. Beg.) 10:00 - 10:50am
(Beginners & Adv. Beg.) 11:00 - 11: 50am

Minnow Level (6 months to 3 Years) $44

Session 1 - June 13-24 (M-F from 5:15pm to 6:05pm)
Session 2 - July 11-22 (M-F from 5:15pm to 6:05pm)
Session 3 - July 25-Aug. 5 (M-F from 5:15pm to 6:05pm)

Fish Level (3 years to 5 years) $44

Session 1 - June 13-24 (M-F from 6:10pm to 7pm)
Session 2 - July 11-22 (M-F from 6:10pm to 7pm)
Session 3 - July 25-Aug. 5 (M-F from 6:10pm to 7pm)


Descriptions

Minnows Level - 6 months - 3 years
Fish Level - 3 - 5 years and up
Shark Level - 6 years and above

Minnow and Fish Level
An adult must be in the pool with the child.
Ages for this program are 6 months to 3 years for Minnows and 3-5 years for Fish Level
Infants must wear a swim diaper
Each child and parent must rinse off before entering the pool.
Parents are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early to get ready for pool time.
Children age 3 may take either Minnow or Fish Level. Better swimmers usually enjoy the Fish Level.
A child may enroll in more than one session with a second registration
All sessions are held in Reid Pool
Youth may register for multiple sessions

Shark Level (6 years or older)
Skills include stroke growth (Intermediate), stroke distinction (swimmer), and skill advancement and stroke expert (advanced swimmers)
Beginner and Advanced Beginners skills include water discovery and principal skills (beginner) and stroke alert (advanced beginner).
Beginners skills include water discovery, breathing techniques, arm mechanics and leg kicks.
Parents are not allowed in the pool or the pool area while class is in session.

If you do not know which level your child should be in, call Mike Creason directly at 828-293-5364.

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