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Swim Instruction

NMSU Rec Sports offers swim instruction in various learning settings for participants of all ages and abilities. Our certified swim instructors provide customized instruction to best fit the needs of swimmers in a friendly and safe environment. Come swim with us!

Swim School

A community-based instructional program primarily developed for teaching swimming to children beginning at the age of 3. NMSU Swim School is a local partner of Make a Splash. For more information on Make a Splash, please visit:

www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash

Level 1: Water Awareness

A water introductory class where swimmers will gain confidence in the water by developing skills that promote independent swimming.

  • Prerequisites: None

Level 2: Stroke Development

Swimmers will continue swimming independently while learning the basic mechanics of the freestyle and backstroke.

  • Prerequisites: Swimmers must be able to swim five yards independently and without assistance.

Level 3: Stroke Proficiency 

Swimmers will refine freestyle and backstroke technique, and learn the basic mechanics of the breaststroke.

  • Prerequisites: Swimmers must be able to swim freestyle and backstroke independently for 20 yards.

Level 4: Stroke Refinement and Performance

Swimmers will build endurance, learn the butterfly, and continue refining stroke technique.

  • Prerequisites: Swimmers must be able to dive, swim 25 yards of freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke, and tread water for 30 seconds.

Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Schedule:

Time                           Class                                                   Cost

1-1:30 pm                    Level 1 & 2                                         $75.00

1-1:45 pm                    Level 3 & 4                                        $95.00

1:45-2:15 pm             Level 1 & 2                                        $75.00

2-2:45 pm                   Level 3 & 4                                        $95.00

2:30-3:00 pm            Level 1 & 2                                        $ 75.00

Dates:

Classes are held on Saturdays.

Fall Session: September 13- November 15, 2014

Spring Session: February 7-May 2, 2015

Registration Dates:

Fall Session

Fall Swim School Outreach Registration: August 25th at 7am.

Fall Swim School Registration for Aggie Fit members: August 25th at 7am. (download form)

Fall Swim School Registration for Non-Aggie Fit members: August 26th at 6am. (download form)

 

NMSU Swim School is proud to announce that they will be utilizing funds awarded by the Make a Splash grant to award waived Fall Swim School registration fees for those who qualify. Awards will be given on a first come basis for those who provide the following:

1. Completed Fall Swim School Outreach Registration Form (download)

2. A copy of ONE of the following:

  • Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program Verification Form
  • Medicaid (Salud) Card
  • Food Stamp Letter
  • Head Start Admission Letter

*Due to the conditions of the grant awarded by Make a Splash, non-outreach spots will be limited for the Fall. We encourage you to put your name on our waiting list if spots open up. 

Spring Session

Aggie Fit members: January 20, 2015 at 7am

Non-Aggie Fit members: January 21, 2015 at 6am

Summer 2015 Schedule:

Time                           Class                                                   Cost

9-9:30 am                    Level 1 & 2                                         $85.00

9-9:45 am                     Level 3 & 4                                        $105.00

9:45-10:30 am            Level 3 & 4                                         $105.00

9:45-10:15 am             Level 1 & 2                                         $85.00

10:45-11:15 am            Level 1 & 2                                        $85.00

10:30-11:15 am           Level 3 & 4                                         $105.00

3-3:30 pm                     Level 1 & 2                                        $85.00

3-3:45 pm                      Level 3 & 4                                       $105.00

3:45-4:30 pm               Level 3 & 4                                        $105.00

3:45-4:15 pm                Level 1 & 2                                         $85.00

4:30-5 pm                     Level 1 & 2                                         $85.00

Dates:

Classes are held Mondays through Thursdays.

 Session I: May 26-June 11

Session II: June 15-July 1

Session III: July 6-July 22

Registration Dates:

Aggie Fit Members: March 30, 2015 at 7am.

Non Aggie Fit Members: March 31, 2015 at 6am.

Registration will be conducted in room 103 of the Activity Center.


Individual Instruction

Customized swimming instruction for children and adults of all ages, scheduled at your convenience.

Rates:

  • 1 person 30 minutes $20.00 +tax
  • 1 person 60 minutes $40.00+tax
  • 2 person 30 minutes $30.00+tax
  • 2 person 60 minutes $60.00+tax

Request Individual Instruction:

 

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