Learn to Swim

Registration

Campus Recreation Summer 2017 Learn to Swim Program will begin June 12, 2017. We will be utilizing both ARC and CRCE for our program this summer! Registration will open May 1st for our members and May 8th for non-members of the facilities. Morning lessons will be held at the ARC. Evening lessons will be held at CRCE.

Three Ways to Register

  1. Drop Off:
    Register in person at ARC or CRCE Member Services when facilities are open for operation. Please refer to the facilities schedule for hours of operation.
  2. By Mail:
    Mail to: Swim Registration, 201 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820.
    Payment by credit card must be included. Mail-in registrations are handled in order of postmark date received. Refunds (minus $5 handling fee) are given before the first day of class. To receive the member rate for child/youth lessons, the parent or guardian responsible must be a Campus Recreation member.
  3. By Fax:
    Register by fax to (217) 244-3319. Faxes will be processed by date and time received. Confirmation of fax transmission will be made by phone and/or email.***Per University policy, email registration WILL NOT be accepted.

Learn to Swim Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refunds are available prior to the first day of lessons. Please send an email to learntoswim@illinois.edu and we will be happy to start the refund process for you. Please expect a 2-4 week wait on the refund to your account.

After the first day of lessons, refunds will be given due to medical reasons only. Please provide a doctor’s note and brief explanation; we will be happy to prorate your purchase and hope you will join us again the following semester.

There are no make-up classes for missed lessons. If it is necessary to cancel due to a pool malfunction or weather, affected participants will be notified through email and make-ups will be communicated.

 

Learn-to-Swim Schedule

Summer 2017 (June 12 – July 27, 2017)

View the required skills for each level. Questions? Contact us by email learntoswim@illinois.edu.

 

Morning Session

Advanced Youth

Required skills.

Our advanced youth lessons are for children under the age of 16 in levels 3Advanced to Level 6. Held at the ARC Indoor pool, where the Varsity Illini Swim Team practices and competes, a 25-yard pool kept at a cooler temperature to accommodate working out. Students will perfect their stroke skills to gaining swim endurance. For specific information regarding the different levels, please refer to the required skills page.

  • Morning Session 1, Monday – Thursday (June 12 – June 29)
    9:20-10:00 am, ARC Indoor
  • Morning Session 2, Monday – Thursday (July 10 – July 27)
    9:20-10:00 am, ARC Indoor
Beginner Youth

Required skills.

The beginner youth lessons are for children in the beginning levels of Pre-school to Level 3Beginner. Parents are expected to stay on the pool deck but do not directly participate. The morning lessons will take place at the ARC Outdoor pool. Students will learn the basic skills of swimming and the strokes. For specific information regarding the different levels, please refer to the required skills page.

* Preschool will be tested and divided on the first day of lessons.

  • Morning Session 1, Monday – Thursday (June 12 – June 29)
    10:10-10:50 am, ARC Outdoor
  • Morning Session 2, Monday – Thursday (July 10 – July 27)
    10:10-10:50 am, ARC Outdoor
Youth Swim Conditioning

Required skills.
This class is designed for children who have completed level 6 and wish to continue to use swimming for fitness and/or competition. Stroke refinement, endurance, and competitive techniques are emphasized in a small group environment. Participants must be able to swim 8 pool lengths (200 yards) continuously.

  • Morning Session 1, Monday – Thursday (June 12 – June 29)
    9:20-10:00 am, ARC Indoor
  • Morning Session 2, Monday – Thursday (July 10 – July 27)
    9:20-10:00 am, ARC Indoor

Evening Session

Parent/Child
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    5:10-5:40 pm, CRCE
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    5:55-6:25 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Preschool
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    5:45-6:25 pm, CRCE
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    5:10-5:50 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Level 1
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    5:45-6:25 pm, CRCE
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    5:10-5:50 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Level 2
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    5:45-6:25 pm, CRCE
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    6:35-7:15 pm, CRCE
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    5:10-5:50 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Level 3
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    5:45-6:25 pm, CRCE
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    6:35-7:15 pm, CRCE
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    5:10-5:50 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Level 4
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    6:35-7:15 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Level 5
  • Mon/Wed (June 12 – July 24*)
    6:35-7:15 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

Adult Beginner
  • Tue/Thurs (June 13 – July 25*)
    6:30-7:10 pm, CRCE

*No class on July 3 or July 4

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Private Swim Lessons

One-on-one instruction for ages 5-adult. CRCE is recommended for beginners.
*ARC is recommended for advanced swimmers.

  • Morning Session 1, Monday – Thursday (June 12 – June 29)
    9:30-10:00 am, ARC Indoor
    10:15-10:45 am, ARC Outdoor
  • Morning Session 2, Monday – Thursday (July 10 – July 27)
    9:30-10:00 am, ARC Indoor
    10:15-10:45 am, ARC Outdoor
  • Evening Session (June 12 – July 24)
    Mon/Wed 5:10-5:40 pm, CRCE
    Tue/Thurs 5:55-6:25 pm, CRCE
    Tue/Thurs 6:30-7:00 pm, CRCE
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For questions, please email us at learntoswim@illinois.edu.

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