Cleveland State University
Aquatics Safety
Swim School

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
  • Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills
  • Level 3-Stroke Development

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
  • Level 5-Stroke Refinement
  • Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency

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
Session 1

Tuesdays February 17-March 24 *No class March 17
4:45-5:15pm 5:30-6:10pm 6:15-6:55pm
Parent and Child AQUA2109

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2209

Swim School 1-3
AQUA2314
Stroke School 4-6
AQUA2409
Adult Stage 1

AQUA2509
Adult Stage 2

AQUA2607
Members: $28 Non-members: $38

 

Session 2

Tuesdays March 31-April 28
4:45-5:15pm 5:30-6:10pm 6:15-6:55pm
Parent and Child AQUA2110

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2210

Swim School 1-3
AQUA2315
Stroke School 4-6
AQUA2410
Adult Stage 1

AQUA2510
Adult Stage 2

AQUA2608
Members: $28 Non-members: $38

 

Session 3

Saturdays March 21-May 2 *No class April 4
9:30-10:00am 10:15-10:55am 11-11:40am
Parent and Child AQUA2111

Preschool Aquatics AQUA2211

Swim School 1-3
AQUA2316
Stroke School 4-6
AQUA2411
Adult Stage 1

AQUA2511
Adult Stage 2

AQUA2609
Members: $31 Non-members: $40


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


CSU Swim Clinics

Adult Swim Clinics

These 60-minute sessions allow adults to work on specific skills without the time commitment of group lessons. Our instructors will assist participants with techniques and skills in a small group setting. Participants specify skills to be worked on when they arrive to the clinic.

Members: $10
Non-members:$15

Beginners: 11:30am-12:15pm
  • AQUA2707 Monday February 9
  • AQUA2708 Tuesday February 17
  • AQUA2709 Wednesday March 4
  • AQUA2710 Thursday March 19
  • AQUA2711 Monday April 6
  • AQUA2712 Tuesday April 14
Advanced: 12:15-1pm
  • AQUA2713Monday February 9
  • AQUA2714 Tuesday February 17
  • AQUA2715Wednesday March 4
  • AQUA2716Thursday March 19
  • AQUA2717Monday April 6
  • AQUA2718Tuesday April 14

Masters Swimming

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 6:00-7:30
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. 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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Mailing Address
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2121 Euclid Avenue, RC
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Recreation Center
2420 Chester Avenue
Phone: 216.802.3200
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