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2013-09-04

Slots remain open for fall swimming lessons

Openings remain for summer swimming lessons at Bemidji State University’s Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center.

Session one begins Sept. 17 and runs with five levels through Oct. 10, from 4:30-7:20 p.m. and session two begins Oct. 22 and runs through Nov. 14, from 4:30-7:20 p.m. Lessons take place on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Cost is $55 per session. Spaces are limited, so interested participants are encouraged to register soon.

Swimming lessons at BSU are taught by trained water safety instructors and will follow the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program.

• Level 1 classes are offered in two sessions: 4:30-5:05 p.m. from Sept. 17-Oct. 10 and 4:30-5:05 p.m. from Oct. 22 – Nov. 14.

• Level 2 classes are offered in two sessions: 5:15-5:50 p.m. from Sept. 17-Oct. 10 and 5:15-5:50 p.m. from Oct. 22-Nov. 14.

• Level 3 classes are offered in two sessions: 6:00-6:35 p.m. from Sept. 17-Oct. 10 and 6:00-6:35 p.m. from Oct. 22-Nov. 14.

• Level 4/5 classes are offered in two sessions: 6:45-7:20 p.m. from Sept. 17-Oct. 10 and 6:45-7:20 p.m. from Oct. 22-Nov. 14.

Skill levels follow criteria set by the American Red Cross. Level 1 is an introduction to water skills designed to help students feel comfortable in the water; Level 2 provides fundamental acquatic skills; Level 3 focuses on stroke development; Level 4 on stroke improvement; and Level 5 on stroke refinement.

To register or to request additional information, contact Mark Morrissey at (218) 755-3900.


About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit bemidjistate.edu. Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.