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 SRU Recreation Center Offers Adult, Youth Swim Lessong, Lifeguard, First Aid Training 

 

SPOTLIGHT

9/24/2003

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU RECREATION CENTER OFFERS ADULT AND YOUTH SWIM LESSONS;

FIRST AID AND LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS PLANNED

           SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center is offering  its members a series of three youth and adult swim lesson program and the general community a series of first aid and lifeguard certifications as part of its fall programs.

          Session 1 swim lessons for center members are offered as follows:

                     Adults from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 4.

                     Youth (ages 3 and older) from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. to noon on Saturdaysthrough Oct. 4.

          Session 2, same time schedule Oct. 6-Nov. 1.

          Session 3, same time schedule, Nov. 3-Dec. 6.

           The fee is $15 per session. Similar programs for center members will be offered spring semester with classes starting Jan. 26. Swimming instruction includes water exploration, primary skills and stroke readiness.

 First Aid Certification will be offered from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 20 and Nov. 7. The fee is $30 for recreation center members and $40 for non-members. The spring semester courses will open in January.

 The Lifeguard Certification Program for those ages 15 and older who have completed a required swimming test  will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Sundays Oct. 5-Dec. 2, or Feb. 15-April 26. The fee is $125 for center members and $200 for non-members.

          The Aebersold Student Recreation Center is an SRU Student Government Association project providing students, faculty, staff and the community with a comprehensive recreation center facility, including basketball and volleyball courts, an indoor running track, climbing wall and indoor pool as well as the Russell Wright Fitness Center. The center is open for community memberships.

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