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Learn to Swim - Level I

Learn to Swim - Level I

If you are a non-swimmer and at least five years old OR have passed Pre-School Swim Level III, and are at least four years old, you are eligible to take this course. Goals include: becoming familiar with using a life jacket, opening eyes underwater to pick up submerged objects, floating on front and back, using arm and leg actions, recognizing a swimmer in distress, and getting help. This course is being offered in cooperation with the American Red Cross.

Learn to Swim - Level I (SWM 814)

Section 0 
Day/Date/Time: S, Jan 20 & 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24, Mar. 3, 10 & 17, Apr. 7
11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Sessions: 10
Location: Field House, Pool 
Instructor: Michelle Cobb 
Fee: $105
CRN# 37401

ATTENTION PARENTS: Click the links below to print your child's weekly lessons and other information pertinent to this course.

Parents Newsletter - Swim Level I 

Safety Skill Worksheets:

Week 1:
Safety Rule "Be Cool, Follow the Rule"
Worksheets: Safe or Not Safe? Pool Patrol    

Week 2:
Safety Rule "Swim as a Pair Near a Lifeguard's Chair"
Worksheets: What is a Supervised  Swimming Area?What Does a Lifeguard Need?

Week 3:
Safety Rule "Look Before You Leap"​
Worksheets: Think Before You Jump In
Fact Sheet:  Longfellow's Aquatic Life Facts

Week 4:
Safety Rule 1 "Don't Just Packet, Wear Your Jacket"  
Worksheet: Where's Your Life Jacket?
Safety Rule 2 "Learn About Boating, Before You Go Floating!" 
Worksheet: Boat Safety Equipment

Week 5:
Safety Rule 1 "Think So You Don't Sink" 
Worksheets: Help YourselfFind a Float
Safety Rule 2 "Reach or Throw, Don't Go!" 
Worksheet: Find a Float 2

Week 6:
Safety Rule "In Your House and in Your Yard - Watch For Water, Be On Guard" 
Worksheets: Find the Water Hazards in the House and YardBe Water Smart

Week 7:
Safety Rule: "Wave, Tide, or Ride - Follow the Guide"
Worksheet: Here Is How You Slide

Week 8:
Safety Rule "Think Twice Before Going Near Cold Water or Ice" 
Worksheet:  Make Good Choices Around ColdWater and Ice

Week 9:
Safety Rule "Too Much Sun is No Fun!" 
Worksheet: Shadow Alert

For assistance with registering your child please contact: 
Michelle Cobb, Aquatic Programs Coordinator at