Swimming: Intermediate


This class is for those who can swim across a 25 yard pool. In this class you will learn how to: breathe effectively, tread water, dive in from the edge and use swimming equipment (kick boards, pull buoys, hand paddles, fins). You will be introduced to and gain further development of the 4 competitive swimming strokes (Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke & Butterfly). An introduction to flip turns and intervals (50 yard repeats) will be taught. Underwater videotaping and stroke review and analysis will occur.


Ability to swim across a 25 yard pool continuously. You MUST be comfortable in deep water, if you are uncomfortable in deep water please take Swimming: Beginning II.

Test Out

Are you unsure of which swim class to take for your current skill level? Schedule a swimming test out at the Avery Recreation Pool to be evaluated. To schedule a time email Michelle Gable (michelle.gable@stanford.edu)


Develop relaxed, efficient and refined swim strokes, and begin to learn how to use swimming as a form of fitness (i.e. lap swimming, triathlons, masters swimming, open water swims). Evolve to swim 500 – 1,000 yards per class.


April 6th – June 5th, 2015
M/W 12pm-12:45pm (Instructor: Jan Kolmas)
W/F 3pm-3:45pm (Instructor: Austin Trinkle)


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


$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 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 rate.


Please register through this link beginning Monday March 16 at 12PM. Please note you will need to create an Ideal Logic account during the registration process if you have not already done so.