Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons Registration Now Open

Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons

Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons are now being offered for ages 5-17 at Gates Tennis Center! Class times are based on age and skill level. Three spring sessions with 2 class options/level each session. Sign up for both classes and double your fun! Class size is limited and based on social distancing. Masks are required at all times.

Lesson participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, but Gates can provide equipment to those who don’t have their own.

Saturday clinic times are subject to change to Sunday based on Michigan Tech Varsity Team match schedule.

Red Ball (ages 5–6) uses a modified court, balls, and racquets to make it more fun for this group to learn hand-eye coordination and start swinging! Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm, Saturday 8-9am.

Orange Ball (ages 7-8) uses modified balls and racquets to make it more fun for this group to continue to develop their fundamentals and technique! Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm, Saturday 9-10am.

Green Dot Ball (ages 9-10) uses modified balls that the USTA tournaments use to integrate technique into game play! Thursday 4:30-5:30pm, Saturday 10-11am.

Yellow Ball (ages 11+) uses regular tennis equipment as we work through technique and match play! Thursday 5:30-7pm, Saturday 11am-12:30pm.

Spring 2021 Session Dates

  • Session 1: January 19 – February 20, 2021 (registration closes January 16, 11:59pm)
  • Session 2: February 23 – April 3, 2021 (registration closes February 20, 11:59pm)
  • Session 3: April 6 – May 15, 2021 (registration closes April 3, 11:59pm)

Cost

Session 1, Red, Orange or Green Dot, 1 day/week, 5-week session: $62.50
Sessions 2 & 3, Red, Orange or Green Dot, 1 day/week, 6-week session: $75

Red, Orange or Green Dot Drop-in Rate: $15/class (only available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required)

Session 1, Yellow, 1 day/week, 5-week session: $90
Sessions 2 & 3, Yellow, 1 day/week, 6-week session: $108

Yellow Drop-in Rate: $20/class (only available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required)

Private lessons are also available.

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Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons Registration Open

Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons are now being offered for ages 17 and up who are looking to learn more about the game of tennis! Each class will include technique and games to learn and develop skills that will improve players’ workouts and match play. Class size is limited and based on social distancing. Masks required at all times.

Lesson participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, but Gates can provide equipment to those who don’t have their own.

Spring 2021 Session Dates:

  • Session 1: January 20 – February 17, 2021 (registration closes January 16, 11:59pm)
  • Session 2: February 22 – March 31, 2021 (registration closes February 20, 11:59pm)
  • Session 3: April 5 – May 12, 2021 (registration closes April 3, 11:59pm)

Cost 

Session 1, Mondays, 4-week session: $50
Session 1, Wednesdays, 5-week session: $62.50
Sessions 2 & 3, 6-week session, 1 day/week: $75

You are more than welcome to sign up for both class times and double the fun!

Drop-in rate: $15/class (Available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required.)

Private lessons are also available.

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Huskies Aquatics Youth Swim Programs Registration Now Open!

Spring 2021 Youth Aquatics Programs

Spring 2021 Huskies Youth Aquatics Programs are now open for registration! Open to ages 6 months to 17 years.

  • Session 1: January 23 – February 27 (registration closes January 21), $50
  • Session 2: March 20 – April 24 (registration closes March 18), $60

Discounts are available for SDC members!

Parent & Child Aquatics (ages 6 months – 3 years): Familiarizes children with the water and teaches swimming readiness skills. Provides safety information for parents and teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water.

Preschool Aquatics (ages 4-5 years): Designed to orient young preschoolers to the aquatic environment and help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning how to be safe around water.

Parent & Child Aquatics and Preschool Aquatics meets Saturdays, 9-9:40am, in the SDC Pool. A parent is required to be in the water with each child.

Huskies Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-4 (ages 6-17 years) are based on skill, from beginners to those refining strokes learned in previous levels. A parent is required to be in the water with participants in levels 1 and 2. Classes meet Saturday mornings at the SDC Pool, 10-10:40am or 11-11:40am options.

Junior Huskies Swim Clinic (ages 6-17 years) provides additional attention and competitive guidance to proficient swimmers who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels. Participants must be able to swim unassisted for at least 25 yards, tread water for at least 1 minute and have swimming knowledge and ability equivalent to Level 5 of the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program or higher. Classes meet Saturdays, 8-8:40am.

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants and guardians before every class session. Masks are required throughout the building except while swimming or showering. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

Huskies Youth Aquatics


Adult Huskies Swim Clinic Registration Now Open

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with warm-up, skill work, and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals! 

  • Session 1: January 19-28 (registration closes January 17), $40
  • Session 2: February 9-25 (registration closes February 7), $60
  • Session 3: March 16 – April 1 (registration closes March 14)
  • Session 4: April 6-22 (registration closes April 4)

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-7:50pm, at the SDC Pool.

Cost:

  • Session 1 $40
  • Sessions 2, 3 & 4 $60 each

Discounts available for SDC members.

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants before every class session. Masks are required throughout the building except while swimming or showering. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

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SDC Winter Break Schedule Dec 19 – Jan 10

The SDC will observe reduced hours over winter break beginning Saturday, December 19 and ending Sunday, January 10. Regular building hours will resume Monday, January 11.

The fitness center, multi, racquetball courts and pool (lap swim only) are currently open to MTU students, members & action pass holders. No new day passes, action passes or memberships are being sold at this time.

Gates Tennis Center is open to MTU students & Gates members. Daily court fees are also available.

SDC Winter Break Schedule


American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification & Lifeguard Review Courses at the SDC Pool

ARC Lifeguard Certification Course

Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification in this 3-day intensive training course located at the Michigan Tech SDC Pool. The certification includes Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications and all training materials. All participants must be 15 years of age or older by the first date of the course (documentation required). Required water skills include the ability to swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes, and complete a timed event in which participants retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 7-10 feet and swim 20 yards with the object. Online training prerequisite must be completed by the first day of classroom instruction. Instructor will contact class participants with online course information and directions. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Days/Times: December 4 – 4-8pm, December 5 – 8am-6pm, December 6 – 8am-5pm

Cost: $110 per participant

Deadline to register: November 27, 2020, 11:59pm

ARC Lifeguard Review Course

Need to get re-certified? Sign up now for the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Renewal Course. This course includes Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED re-certification. The instructor will contact the class with additional course information and directions. Participants must have a Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification that has expired no more than 30 days prior to the final day of the course. Class size is limited to 10 participants. CPR mask and whistle not included. Supply purchase is available through the ticket office.

Days/Times: December 12 – 8am-12pm, 2-8pm

Cost: $55 per participant

Deadline to register: December 5, 2020, 11:59pm

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants before every class session. Masks are required on the pool deck but not permitted in the water while swimming. Masks are also required in the locker room except for showering. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited.

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