Swimming classes for children are available this fall
through the Special Needs Aquatic Program at the University of
The classes are for young children of all abilities
accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children may gain an initial positive
water experience, learn safety skills in and around water, and just have fun
Five weeks of class sessions will be held either the
Tuesdays of Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14 and 21 or Wednesdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8,
15 and 22. The 30-minute classes are held in the therapeutic pool in the
UW-Stevens Point Health Enhancement Center, located adjacent to the Quandt
Fieldhouse on Fourth Avenue. All are led by a certified water safety
Classes for infants and toddlers, ages six months to
three years, will be held at 5:45 p.m. Preschool classes for toddlers, ages 3
to 5, will be held at 6:20 p.m. Cost is $30 for these classes. Early
registration is advised, as program space is limited.
For registration and more information, contact the
School of Physical Education and Athletic Training, 715-346-2706.