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Group Swim Lessons



UNO Campus Recreation Aquatics is offering group swim lessons for Campus Recreation members and non-members of all skill levels.
Questions? Call Patricia Philippi at 402.554.2223.

Group Swim Lesson Rates
Campus Rec Member Non-Member
$80 $85
 
Private Swim Lesson Rates
Campus Rec Member Non-Member
$130 $140
More Info Here

UNO Campus Recreation Swim Lesson Philosophy
The goal of our swim lesson program is to offer a safe and welcoming environment to all of our swim lesson participants. We feel that the best format is the group setting as the students not only learn from their teacher but from the other students as well. Group lessons also offer an opportunity for the kids to enhance their social skills, build relationships and learn other valuable life skills at a young age that they can take with them when they leave the swimming pool setting.
 

Spring 2014 Lessons (*sessions consists of 30 minute lessons)
Day Date Time Levels Registration Deadline
Monday & Wednesday Evenings Session 1
February 24 - March 20
Session 2
March 31 - April 24
6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Beginner Aquatics A,B,C Session 1
February 17, 2014
Session 2
March 24, 2014
6:50 pm - 7:20 pm Levels 1 - 3
7:25 pm - 7:50 pm Levels 4 - 6
Tuesday & Thursday Evenings Session 1
January 21 - February 13

6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Beginner Aquatics A,B,C Session 1
January 14, 2014
6:50 pm - 7:20 pm Levels 1 - 3
7:25 pm - 7:50 pm Levels 4 - 6
Saturday Mornings January 25 - March 15 10:00 am - 10:30 am Beginner Aquatics A,B,C January 18, 2014
10:40 am - 11:10 am Levels 1 - 3
11:20 - 11:50 am Levels 4 - 6

Download and Print Registration Form Here!


Beginner Swim Classes
(Maximum 5 students per class)
Skills listed will be performed with assistance from the instructor when needed.

Level A: Ages 3 – 6, (Recommended Age 3 – 4)
Bubble will be used for some skills. Enter the pool independently using the ladder, steps or slide; travel at least 5 yards; submerge to mouth and blow bubbles for at least 3 seconds; then safely exit the water. While in shallow water glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to back, float for 3 seconds then recover to vertical position. Swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 3 body lengths, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then roll to front and continue swimming on front for 3 body lengths.

Level B: Ages 3 – 6, (Recommended Age 4 – 5)
Bubble may or may not be used. Step from side into chest deep water, move to a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back and float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.

Level C: Ages 3-6, (Recommended Age 5 – 6)
Bubble will not be used. Step from side into chest deep water, move into front float for 5 seconds, roll to back, float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front and continue swimming for 5 body lengths.

Learn to Swim Classes
(Must be at least 6 years old)
(Maximum 5 students per class)

Skills listed should be performed with little or no assistance.

Ages 6+, Level 1:
Enter independently using either ladder, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, bob 3 times then safely exit the water. Glide on front at least 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 3 seconds and recover to a vertical position.

Ages 6+, Level 2:
Step from side into chest deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to back float for 5 seconds then return to a vertical position. Move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front then recover to a vertical position. Push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front and continue swimming.

Ages 6+, Level 3:
Jump into deep water from side, swim front crawl for 15 yards, maintain position by treading water or floating for 30 seconds and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.

Ages 6+, Level 4:
Perform a feet first entry into deep water, swim front crawl 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke 25 yards. Swim breaststroke 15 yards, change direction and swim back crawl 15 yards.

Ages 6+, Level 5:
Perform a shallow angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl 50 yards, change direction and swim elementary backstroke 50 yards. Swim breaststroke 25 yards change direction and swim back crawl 25 yards.

Ages 6+: Level 6 – Fitness Swimmer:
Swim 500 yards continuously using any 3 strokes, swimming at least 50 yards of each. Perform Cooper – 12 minute swim test and compare with pre – assessment test.

*Skills listed are what the students should be able to do

Registration Information
All registrations must include a parent/guardian participant release.
Classes may be combined to meet class size quota.
Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment.
Class dates may change due to scheduled UNO activities, weather, instructor illness, or University closure.

Class absences that are not due to University schedules may not be made up.
Spectators and non-participants should remain seated away from the pool.
Children must be supervised at all times.

Stop by the HPER Control Desk to register or call 554-2539.

Private Swim Lessons

Private Adult or Youth Swimming Lessons may be taken at any level. These lessons may take as long as two weeks to arrange. Participants will need to schedule lesson dates and times directly with the instructor who will contact them.

Private Swim Lesson Rates
  Mav-Rec Member Non-Member
Private Rate $130 $140

*cost is for eight 30 minute lessons.

Private Swim Lessons Disclaimer

Children must be 9 years old to participate in Private Swim lessons. This is based on our Swim Lesson Philosophy where we feel that until that age they benefit more from the group lessons.

Lessons may take up to two weeks or more to arrange due to instructor availability.

Payment will be due at the first swim lesson, NOT when you submit your registration form.

Click here for the request form!

Minimum Age Requirement
Preschool Aquatics:
3 years of age and comfortable in the water without parent or guardian.
Learn-to-Swim: 6 years of age and comfortable in the water without parent or guardian.
To schedule an appointment, call Patricia at 402-554-2223.

PLEASE NOTE:
If you are more than 15 minutes late to your lesson without giving your instructor notice, you will not receive that day's lesson.
If you miss a lesson without notifying your instructor, a make-up lesson will not be scheduled.
You must give your instructor at least 1 hour's notice if you are canceling or are going to be late.
Lessons are scheduled by appointment only. All lessons are 30 minutes.
All participants must complete a release form at registration.