Adult Swim Lessons

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

Sunday Session

January 25 - March 8, 2015
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Beginner
3:40pm - 4:10pm: Intermediate

Wednesday Session

January 21 - March 4, 2014
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Beginner
6:40pm - 7:10pm: Intermediate

There are 7 classes scheduled per session.

2015 Schedule TBD

Sunday Session

April 6, 2014 - June 1, 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Beginner
3:40pm - 4:10pm: Intermediate

Wednesday Session

April 6, 2014 - June 1, 2014
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Beginner
6:40pm - 7:10pm: Intermediate
7:20pm - 7:50pm: Advanced

There are 7 classes scheduled per session.

2015 Schedule TBD

Sunday Session

July 8 - July 20, 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Beginner
3:40pm - 4:10pm: Intermediate

Wednesday Session

June 11 - July 30, 2014
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Beginner
6:40pm - 7:10pm: Intermediate
7:20pm - 7:50pm: Advanced

There are 7 classes scheduled per session.

Sunday Session

October 5 - November 16, 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Beginner
3:40pm - 4:10pm: Intermediate

Wednesday Session

October 8 - December 3, 2014 (No Class Oct 29 and Nov 26)
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Beginner
6:40pm - 7:10pm: Intermediate
7:20pm - 7:50pm: Advanced

There are 7 classes scheduled per session.

Fees

NU Student/Member $59
Non-member $69

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.

Registration

Winter registration is TBD.  You will be able to register by visiting or calling the Membership Office at 847-491-4303.

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.