Swimming/Water Program for Children
(A non-credit course) This program is designed for children to develop a comfort level in and around the water, as well as a readiness for learning to swim.
In the Infant and toddler class a parent or other adult must accompany the child in the water. In the Levels I through VII classes - American Red Cross "Learn to Swim" Program - ages 6 years and older, the children will be water tested the first day of class to be placed at the appropriate level.
DATES: Monday, March 24th, 2014 to Monday, April 14th, 2014 (Mondays and Thursdays - 7 total classes). There is a required "new" parents orientation on Monday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Koehler Pool Area. The meeting is for new parents only who have never had a child participate in this program before.
How do I register? (Registration Form). You may print the registration form and mail with payment (check or money order) to:
Office of Conference Services
200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg University
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Payments in person may be in cash, check or money order.
Please be aware, a valid email is required on the registration form as all confirmation registrations will be done via email.
Parking: All vehicles must park in the lot behind Koehler Fieldhouse.
Instructor: Dr. Caroline Kuchinski (570) 422-3104.
Note: Spaces in these classes are limited. Only a properly completed registration form and full payment reserves a space. Safety does not permit over-enrollment. No telephone registrations will be accepted. A registration confirmation will be emailed to all officially registered people.
The Aquatics (Aqua-Tots) Swim Program is designed to teach children (6 months-15 years old) to swim and be safe in, on, and around water.
The program is taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors (WSI) and consist of eight swim lessons (2 times/per week in a 4 week session).
The Infant-Toddler class is for parents and children ages 6 months to 3 years old. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions in the shallow end of Koehler Pool.
The Preschool class is for children ages 4 and 5 years old to work independently with a WSI instructor.
The Learn-to-Swim levels (Levels I-VI), start with the most basic of swimming skills and advanced through six levels following the guidelines of the American Red Cross swim program.
There's instruction for all ages (6-15 years old) and abilities to help improve swimming and water safety skills.