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SPC Natatorium announces swim schedule
LEVELLAND – The South Plains College Natatorium announces its summer learn to swim schedule with registration set for 4 to 6 p.m. May 1 through May 3. Enrollment is limited.
Payment is due at the time of registration. Late registration begins June 4 at 1:30 p.m. during open swim. Classes cost $45.
For a parent who is unsure of his or her child’s swim level, he/she is encouraged to bring the child with a swim suit for testing during registration.
Classes will meet Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Classes that may be cancelled due to bad weather such as lightning will be made up on Fridays. Mike Harrison, swim instructor and director of the Natatorium, will teach the classes.
Beginner Swimming is for youngsters age six and older. Participants must be at least 6 years old. Students will be taught swimming on their front, back and floating. Times and dates are:
June 11 – June 21 9-9:50 a.m.
June 11 – June 21 11-11:50 a.m.
July 9 – July 19 10-10:50 a.m.
July 23 – Aug. 2 10-10:50 a.m.
Advanced Beginner is for students who have passed beginner swimming. Students will learn elementary back strokes, diving and improve crawl strokes.
June 11 – June 21 10-10:50 a.m.
July 9 – July 19 9-9:50 a.m.
July 23– Aug. 2 11-11:50 a.m.
Intermediate Swimming is for students who have passed advanced beginner. Students will learn breast strokes and side strokes.
July 9 – July 19 11-11:50 a.m.
Swimmer classes are for students who have passed intermediate. Students will learn starts and flip turns for competitive swimming. Continued work on previous strokes learned.
July 23-Aug. 2 9-9:50 a.m.
Parent/child class is for young children ages 6 months to 6 years. Non potty-trained youngsters must wear rubber pants or swim diapers. Adults must accompany each child in the water. The emphasis of the class is water adjustment and interaction between parent and child. Older children will be progressed through swim skills. Classes are three weeks, and meet on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday for 30 minutes. Cost is $25.
Monday and Wednesday June 11 – June 27 1-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday June 12 – June 28 1-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday July 10 – July 26 1-1:30 p.m.
Adult Beginner is for anyone 14 years of age or older who wants to learn to swim. Learn basic skills for survival. The class will be offered from 6:40 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays July 10-Aug. 2.
The Natatorium also offers Community Classes for adult beginners, water aerobics, early bird swim, deep or shallow water aerobics and arthritis. For details, contact Harrison at (806) 716-2499.
Member swim times will be Open Swim – Monday through Friday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Lap Swim – Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m. and MWF from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and Family Swim will be Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Membership rates are for individuals -- $75 for summer or $150 year; couples (husband/wife only) $100 summer or $200 year; SPC staff family and Hockley County seniors $75 annually; family (mom/dad/two children) $150 summer or $300 year with $25 each additional child summer or $50 each additional child year; and guest rates are $3 per person with a limit of two.
Private parties also can be arranged. Contact Harrison for more information.
The pool will open June 4 and close Aug. 9. The pool will be closed July 4.