Student skill level should include the ability to swim at least 4 lengths of the pool without stopping. Knowledge and skill in both freestyle and backstroke are desired, but not required. Students must be comfortable swimming in deep water. Using a variety of techniques and energy systems, successful completion of this course will enable participants to create their own exercise routine. Also included is technical instructional feedback on the proper methods of swim stroke mechanics, and their application towards a successful exercise routine.
Prerequisites: PE 157 or be able to pass the Red Cross Intermediate Swimming test.