Courses

This diving class involves both an introduction to diving and competitive diving safety and techniques. Teaching includes head first entry from side of pool and diving board with proper arm, hand, and leg movements for entry. Swimming is also included in the class. Open to all ages, younger swimmers must have Level 4 skills or higher. This course is only available in Session 5.


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Lap swim is available Mon-Fri 7-9am, and 12-1pm. The cost is $30 for everyone including students, faculty, staff, and community.


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Family Pass for UCC Swimming Pool. 2 adults and up to 4 children. Swim passes only good for the current season.


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(ages 6 and up) Level 1 is for beginning swimmers who have had very little or no swim instruction. The focus is on developing elementary aquatics skills, positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around the water. Level 1 skills include: safely entering/exiting the water, blowing bubbles, bobbing, opening eyes underwater to retrieve submerged objects, front and back floating and gliding, alternating arm and leg action, combining stroke movements, and treading water. Most skills are performed with support.


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(ages 6 and up) The goal of Level 2 is to help swimmers gain familiarity with fundamental skills and achieve success without support. Swimmers learn to float and glide on their front and back, develop simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions, and lay a foundation for future strokes, all without support from the instructor. Students work on floating, gliding, flutter kicking, front and back crawling, turning over from front to back and back to front, retrieving objects, and jumping into water or their head.


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(ages 6 and up) Level 3 builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice. Students should be very comfortable in the water and be able to swim with combined strokes on front and back without assistance. Level 3 focuses s\on making swimmers comfortable and safe in deep water, teaches front crawl, elementary backstroke, breath control, and submerging, builds on the fundamentals of treading water, introduces scissor and dolphin kicks, and reviews the rules for headfirst entries (seated entry dives).


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(ages 6 and up) The goal of Level 4 is to develop confidence in the strokes and improve overall aquatic skills. Students improve skills an endurance for freestyle and backstroke, are introduced to breaststroke, sidestroke, and the basics of turns, and continue work on headfirst entries. Students must be comfortable in deep water.


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(ages 6 and up) The goal of Level 5 is to coordinate and refine strokes in swimmers who are competent in all strokes and basic diving techniques. Level 5 swimmers focus on refining their techniques, incorporating slip turns, and increasing their swimming distance. Students should be able to do one length of front and back crawling, know the elementary back and tread water for one minute.


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The goal of Level 6 is to refine strokes to allow students to swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness at greater distances and to increase endurance and aquatic fitness. Level 6 has three options: Fitness Swimmer, Fundamentals of Diving, and Personal Water Safety.


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(6 months-3 years) This is a combination of American Red Cross Parent & Child Levels 1 and 2, and introduces parents and children to basic aquatics skills. Parents are taught to safely work with their child in the water, including how to support and hold them and to encourage participation and trying new skills. Children receive a foundation for learning to swim. Parents are actively in the water with the children. All children wearing diapers must wear swim diapers.


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(ages4-5) The American Red Cross preschool program is for beginning swimmers (ages 4 and 5) with little or no prior swim instruction. The goal is to help children feel comfortable in the water without a parent. Children learn basic aquatic skills, such as entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles through their mouth and nose, going underwater, bobbing, gliding, and staying safe. Skills presented in Preschool Levels 1 and 2 are done with instructor assistance, and set the foundation for Level 3 instruction.


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(ages4-5) The American Red Cross preschool program is for beginning swimmers (ages 4 and 5) with little or no prior swim instruction. The goal is to help children feel comfortable in the water without a parent. Children learn basic aquatic skills, such as entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles through their mouth and nose, going underwater, bobbing, gliding, and staying safe. Skills presented in Preschool Levels 1 and 2 are done with instructor assistance, and set the foundation for Level 3 instruction.


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(ages4-5) The American Red Cross preschool program is for beginning swimmers (ages 4 and 5) with little or no prior swim instruction. The goal is to help children feel comfortable in the water without a parent. Children learn basic aquatic skills, such as entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles through their mouth and nose, going underwater, bobbing, gliding, and staying safe. Skills presented in Preschool Levels 1 and 2 are done with instructor assistance, and set the foundation for Level 3 instruction.


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Individual instruction is available at all levels in 30-minute sessions. Private lessons allow swimmers to benefit from a one-on-one environment, work on a specific set of skills, or address special needs or concerns that may limit the swimmer's ability to participate in a group setting. Semi-private lessons are available for up to three children, upon request, for an additional fee. Semi-private swim registration is only available by phone to 541-440-4668.


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