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Office of Recreation

MS #208
2801 West Bancroft St. 
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Phone: 419.530.3700

UTRecCenter@utoledo.edu

Swim Lessons



The Office of Recreation offers swim lessons for ages 6 months through adult and for all skill levels. Classes are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. 

Registration Packet - Click for Swim Lesson Registration form

 

This summer we are only offering group lessons through our summer camp program.  If interested in signing up your children for lessons, they will also have to be registered for summer camp.  The next session of community lessons will start next fall.


Small Group:  
Swimmers will be grouped by skill and consist of three to six participants per class. Students will be pre-assigned to a class prior to the first day. Group lessons are 45 minutes long (parent/child and preschool 30 minutes) and run for eight sessions.

Cost:
$10 SRC Staff
$50 UT Students, SRC Members
$60 Non-members

Spring 2015 Learn to Swim Schedule
Dates Days Times Levels

 

January 20, 22, 27, 29 February 3, 5, 10, 12

 

Tuesday &

Thursday

 

6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

8:10 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.

 

 Preschool

Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Adult 

Parent Child (FULL)

March 24, 26, 31 April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16

Tuesday &

Thursday

6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

8:10 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.

 

 

Parent Child (FULL)Preschool

Level 1 (full), 2 (full), 3, 4, 5

Adult

 

Private Lessons: 

This is an option which allows for more one on one instruction from the instructor. Times and dates of lessons are determined by the instructor and participant.  Private lessons consist of 4 thirty minute sessions.

Cost:
$65 UT Students, SRC members
$70 Non-members

To register for the Learn to Swim Program visit utrecenter.com and download the registration form and return the completed form with payment to the Office of Recreation. Or feel free to stop into the Student Recreation Center on the University of Toledo Main Campus and complete the necessary paperwork.

Parent-Child: Level 1 and Level 2

Ages 6 months - 3 years


American Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics builds swimming readiness by emphasizing fun in the water.  Parents 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 Learn-to-Swim courses.  Parent-Child classes are 30 minutes long.

Preschool: Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3

Ages 3-5 years

Divided into three levels (taught simultaneously based on enrollment), Preschool swimming lessons offer children an orientation to the aquatic environment and help them to acquire basic levels of aquatic skills. Preschool classes are 30 minutes long.

Youth Lessons

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
Introduction to Water Skills, helps students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Students will work to gain confidence and submerge their face in the water. They will also practice assisted floating and kicking.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Fundamental Aquatic Skills, gives students success with fundamental skills. This level places emphasis on unassisted floating and swimming on the front and back.

Level 3: Stroke Development
Stroke Development, builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice.  Students will work to further coordinate front crawl and elementary back strokes. They will also be introduced to diving, treading water, scissors kick, and the butterfly kick.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement
Stroke Improvement, develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills. This level introduces the breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly and open turns.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement
Stroke Refinement, develops performance of all 6 strokes and increases students endurance to improve their distances. Flip turns are introduced.

Adult Lessons

Beginners: Introduction to Water Skills
Introduction to Water Skills, helps participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Students will work to gain confidence and submerge their face in the water. They will also practice assisted floating and kicking

Intermediate: Stroke Improvement
Stroke Improvement, develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills. This level introduces the breaststroke, sidestroke, and open turns.

Learn to Swim Programs - Click for Learn to Swim Flyer


For more information you may reach the Swim School Coordinator @ 419.530.3703 or via email at alexandria.spinks@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 4/13/15