Cleveland State University
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CSU is proud to be affiliated with the American Red Cross for their swim lessons as well as safety certifications.

The Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program teaches people of all ages and varying abilities to swim and be safe in and around water. Swimming readiness and swim instruction courses with in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program include Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim and Adult Swim courses. These courses take an inclusive approach that emphasizes skill development in conjunction with water safety and drowning prevention education. The Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program also includes a variety of water safety courses and presentations to help teach all age groups how to enjoy the water safely and how to stay safe in the event of an emergency.

PLEASE NOTE: Swim School registration ends one (1) week prior to the start date of each session.

Spring Schedule | Policies and Procedures

Pricing: M: $31 NM: $40


CSU Swim Descriptions



Parent and Child Aquatics
The purpose of this class is to teach safe behaviors in, on and around the water and to develop swimming readiness. Parents and children engage in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun and becoming comfortable in, on and around the water.


Preschool Aquatics

This class aims to promote the developmentally appropriate learning of fundamental water safety and aquatic skills by young children. Red Cross Preschool Aquatics teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression through 3 levels of courses.


Swim School 1-3

This program consists of 3 comprehensive levels that teach students of varying ages and abilities how to swim skillfully and safely. Each level includes training in basic water safety in addition to aquatic and safety skills taught in a logical progression. The object is to teach people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water.
  • Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills-Orient participants to the aquatic environment and help them gain basic aquatic skills. Help participants begin to develop positive attitudes and safe practices around water. No prerequisites required.
  • Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills-Build on the basic aquatic skills and water safety skills and concepts learned in Level 1.
  • Level 3-Stroke Development-Build on skills in Levels 1 and 2 to help participants achieve basic water competency on their own in a pool environment. Students learn to swim without support in this level.

*Children registered for Level 1 & 2 will be divided into groups based on skill competencies.


Stroke School 4-6

This program consists of 3 comprehensive levels that teach students of varying ages and abilities how to swim skillfully and safely. Each level includes training in basic water safety in addition to aquatic and safety skills taught in a logical progression. The object is to teach people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water.
  • Level 4-Stroke Improvement-Improve participantsí proficiency in performing the swimming strokes that were introduced in Level 3.
  • Level 5-Stroke Refinement-Help participants refine their performance in all six swimming strokes (i.e., front crawl/freestyle, back crawl/backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke).
  • Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency-Refine strokes so participants swim with greater efficiency and effectiveness over longer distances.

Adult Swim

These courses are for teens and adults with differing levels of swimming ability.
  • Stage 1-Learning the Basics
  • Stage 2-Improving Skills and Swimming Strokes
  • Stage 3-Swimming for Fitness

*Registration for all classes ends 1 week prior to the start of class.

Session 1

Monday - Thursday, June 8-18
9:30am - 10:10am 10:15am - 10:55am 11am - 11:40am
Parent and Child

AQUA2112
Preschool Aquatics

AQUA2212
Swim School 1 & 2 AQUA2317 AQUA2319
Stroke School 3 AQUA2318 AQUA2320
Stroke School 4 AQUA2411

Members: $45 Non-members: $55

 

Session 2

Monday - Thursday, June 21-July 7
9:30am - 10:10am 10:15am - 10:55am 11am - 11:40am
Parent and Child
AQUA2113
Preschool Aquatics
AQUA2213
Swim School 1 & 2 AQUA2321
AQUA2323
Stroke School 3 AQUA2322
AQUA2324
Stroke School 4

AQUA2412
Members: $45 Non-members: $55

 

Session 3

Monday - Thursday, July 6-16
9:30am - 10:10am 10:15am - 10:55am 11am - 11:40am
Parent and Child AQUA2114

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2214

Swim School 1 & 2
AQUA2325 AQUA2327
Stroke School 3
AQUA2326 AQUA2328
Stroke School 4
AQUA2413
Members: $45 Non-members: $55

 

Session 4

Monday - Thursday, July 20-30
9:30am - 10:10am 10:15am - 10:55am 11am - 11:40am
Parent and Child

AQUA2216
Preschool Aquatics

AQUA2215
Swim School 1 & 2 AQUA2329 AQUA2331
Stroke School 3 AQUA2330 AQUA2332
Stroke School 4 AQUA2414

Members: $45 Non-members: $55

 

Session 5

Monday - Thursday, August 3-13
9:30am - 10:10am 10:15am - 10:55am 11am - 11:40am
Parent and Child


Preschool Aquatics


Swim School 1 & 2 AQUA2333 AQUA2325 AQUA2327
Stroke School 3 AQUA2334 AQUA2426 AQUA2328
Stroke School 4
AQUA2413
Members: $45 Non-members: $55

 

Session 6

Tuesdays, July 9- July 7
4:45pm - 5:15pm 5:30pm - 6:10pm 6:15pm - 6:55pm
Parent and Child AQUA2117

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2217

Swim School 1 & 2

AQUA2339
Swim School 3

AQUA2340
Swim School 4
AQUA2416
Adult Stage 1
AQUA2512
Adult Stage 2
AQUA2609
Members: $28 Non-members: $38

 

Session 7

Tuesdays, July 14- August 11
4:45pm - 5:15pm 5:30pm - 6:10pm 6:15pm - 6:55pm
Parent and Child AQUA2118

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2218

Swim School 1 & 2

AQUA2341
Swim School 3

AQUA2342
Swim School 4
AQUA2417
Adult Stage 1
AQUA2513
Adult Stage 2
AQUA2610
Members: $28 Non-members: $38


NOTE:
If student is not able to perform skills for the previous level on the first day of class they will be moved to a more appropriate level which may be held at a different time. If you have questions on which level to sign up for Michelle Rieger at 216.802.3258 or email at m.m.rieger@csuohio.edu


Masters Swimming



Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00-7:30am
Days: Thursday 7:00-8:00pm
Days: Sunday 11am-12pm

Monthly Price: $10.00/members $40.00/non-members

Masters swimming is a coached practice for adults 18 and older. Previous swim experience necessary, but different paces are available during practice. Not sure if this program is right for you? Come in for a $10 drop in fee and check it out. Members contact Michelle or Courtney for a free one-time drop in trial. To register for Masters, please come in to the Pro Shop.


Registration

  • Registration can occur in person at the Main Welcome Desk in Recreation Center or online.
  • No refunds for cancellation by participants.
  • Full refunds for any programs canceled by Campus Recreation Services.
  • Swim School registration ends one (1) week prior to the start date of each session





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