Aquatic classes for children as well as for adults with special needs are offered this spring by the Special Needs Aquatic Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. For registration and more information, contact the School of Physical Education and Athletic Training, 715-346-2706.
Children’s swimming classes are available this
spring 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 gain an initial
positive water experience, learn safety skills in and around water, and just
Choose from two five-week sessions, either Tuesdays,
April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6; or Wednesdays, April 9, 16, 23, 30 and May 7. The
30-minute classes are held in the therapeutic pool in the UW-Stevens Point
Health Enhancement Center, adjacent to the Quandt Fieldhouse on Fourth Avenue. All
are led by Joanne Suomi, a physical education instructor for the Stevens Point
Classes for infants and toddlers, ages 6 months
to 3 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. Level One classes for ages 4-6 years, without
parent, will be held at 7 p.m. Each class is $30.
Early registration is advised, as program space
Adults with arthritis, older adults looking for a low-impact
workout or adults with special needs are offered aquatic classes this spring
through the Special Needs Aquatic Program (SNAP) at the University of
Classes are offered Mondays and Thursdays, March 26–May
17. The 16 class-session costs $48. The 45-minute sessions are held in the therapeutic
pool, adjacent to the Quandt Fieldhouse in the UW-Stevens Point Health
Enhancement Center, 2050 Fourth Avenue.
The Basic Aquatic Exercise class will be held at 8:45
a.m. The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program will be offered at 10 a.m., 11:15
a.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Classes are limited to 15 participants each.