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 Stanford Aquatics (stanfordaquatics@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.


June 20 – August 26, 2016
Tu/Th 12:00PM-12:45PM (Instructor: Talia Leman)


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


$60 Students
$110 Faculty/Staff
$120 Stanford Community*
$60 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.

How Do I Get My BeWell Discount?

**BeWell note: To be eligible for the BeWell rate, benefits-eligible employees must complete the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA) in 2015. 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.


Registration will open Tuesday, June 7th at 9am. Please click here to register. Please note you will need to create an Ideal Logic account during the registration process if you have not already done so.


Please contact Stanford Aquatics at stanfordaquatics@stanford.edu or (650) 498-0755.