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Adult Swim Lessons

Sunday Session:   June 15 – July 27, 2014
3:00p - 3:30p: Beginner
3:40p - 4:10p: Intermediate
 

 
 Wednesday Session:  June 18 – July 30, 2014 
  6:00p - 6:30p: Beginner
6:40p - 7:10p: Intermediate
7:20p - 7:50p: Advanced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Dates Tentative 
Sunday Session:   October 5 – November 16, 2014 
3:00p - 3:30p: Beginner
3:40p - 4:10p: Intermediate
 

 
 Wednesday Session:  October 8– November 19, 2014 
  6:00p - 6:30p: Beginner
6:40p - 7:10p: Intermediate
7:20p - 7:50p: Advanced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Dates Tentative 
Sunday Session:   January 25 – March 8, 2015 
3:00p - 3:30p: Beginner
3:40p - 4:10p: Intermediate
 

 
 Wednesday Session:  January 21 – March 4, 2015 
  6:00p - 6:30p: Beginner
6:40p - 7:10p: Intermediate
7:20p - 7:50p: Advanced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Dates TBD
Sunday Session:   April 6 – June 1, 2014
 no class April 20 & May 11
3:00p - 3:30p: Beginner
3:40p - 4:10p: Intermediate
 

 
 Wednesday Session:  April 16 – May 28, 2014 
  6:00p - 6:30p: Beginner
6:40p - 7:10p: Intermediate
7:20p - 7:50p: Advanced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 7 classes scheduled per session.

Course Description

The adult swim program offers group instruction for people ages 18 and up. Classes are broken down into three swimming levels to maximize your learning experience. Private swim lessons are also available. For more information on adult swim lessons please contact: Ed Martig at e-martig@northwestern.edu.

Fees

  • NU Student/Member - $59
  • Non-member - $69

Registration

Summer registration will open on May 1.  You can register by visiting or calling the Membership Office at 847-491-4303.

Levels

Beginner- Primary Skills and Stroke Readiness

Purpose: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn essential elementary aquatic skills. Skills taught include water adjustment, front and back float, introduction to front crawl and back crawl.

*For adults with little or no experience in the water.

Intermediate- Stroke Development

Purpose: to develop confidence in strokes and to increase endurance. Skills taught include front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, introduction to breaststroke.

*For adults who are comfortable in the water and are looking to learn proper stroke techniques.

Advanced- Stroke Refinement and Skill Proficiency

Purpose: to coordinate and refine key strokes; to polish strokes for better endurance. Skills taught include endurance training for front crawl and back crawl, refining breaststroke, introduction to sidestroke and butterfly, advanced skills.

*For adults looking to perfect their technique to increase speed and endurance.

Class Location

Classes are held on the Evanston campus at the Norris Aquatics Center at 2311 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL. 60208. Click here for directions.

The Norris Aquatics Center features a 25 yard x 50 meter pool which is home to the Northwestern Varsity Swimming and Diving teams. Water temperature is kept at a cool 80 degrees. Water depth ranges from 4 feet to 15 feet.

All non-NU students and gym members will need to bring an access card to every class in order to gain entrance to the facility. If you have not received your access card, please contact the Membership Office at 847.491.4303. Participants will meet on the pool bleachers before class.

Instructors

The majority of our instructors are Northwestern students who are American Red Cross certified instructors, have experience teaching swim lessons, or are accomplished swimmers themselves.