ATH 129 Swimming: Beginning

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This class is for non-swimmers. In this class you will learn how to relax in the water, breath effectively, float and tread, swim 3 different strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke), jump in the water from the deck, use swimming equipment (kickboards, pull buoys, fins) and swim across a 25 yard pool. If you have fear or anxiety in the water, consider taking the Confidence in Water class.

Prerequisites

Non-swimmer, unable to swim across a 25 yard pool.

Goals

Learn to be safe and relaxed in shallow and deep water. Develop ease and efficiency with breathing & swimming strokes. Be safe and comfortable swimming 25 yards continuously.

When

June 17th – August 14th, 2014
Tue/Thu 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Where

Avery Recreation Pool at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC)

Cost

$110 Students
$125 Faculty/Staff
$140 Stanford Community*
$30 BeWell**

*Stanford students, Faculty/Staff and Stanford Community are eligible to participate in Recreation Classes. Stanford Community members are Dependents 18 and older, Spouses, Hospital Employees who have purchased an Athletic Access Card, Retirees, or Partners of a Student, Faculty or Staff.

**BeWell note: To be eligible for the BeWell $30 rate, benefits-eligible employees must complete the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA) in 2014. If you have specific questions about the BeWell program or want to participate please go to bewell.stanford.edu. As a BeWell eligible employee, please note you are eligible for 2 classes per quarter at the BeWell $30 rate.

This class requires a minimum of 6 participants.

Registration

Please register through this link beginning Monday, June 9. Please note you will need to create an Ideal Logic account during the registration process if you have not already done so.

Questions?

Please contact Michelle Gable at michelle.gable@stanford.edu or (650) 498-0755.