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Huskies Group Swim Lessons – Learn to Swim Levels 1-4 Summer 2021

Huskies Group Swim Lessons - Learn to Swim Levels 1-4

Come make a splash this summer in Huskies Group Swim Lessons! American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-4 are being offered at the SDC Pool. Social distancing will be maintained during classes.

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.

Meets Monday-Friday, 10-10:40am.

(3) 2-week sessions to choose from. Registration opens May 1.

  • June 14-25 (registration closes June 12)
  • July 5-16 (registration closes July 3)
  • July 19-30 (registration closes July 17)

Session cost $100 per participant (discount available for SDC members!)

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.

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Huskies Group Swim Lessons – Preschool Aquatics Summer 2021

Huskies Group Swim Lessons - Preschool Aquatics (ages 4-5 years)

Come make a splash this summer in Huskies Group Swim Lessons! American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics levels are being offered at the SDC Pool for ages 4 to 5 years old. Social distancing will be maintained during classes. A parent is required to be in the water with each participant.

Preschool Aquatics is designed to orient young preschoolers to the aquatic environment and to help them gain basic aquatic skills. In addition, participants start learning about how to be safe around water.

Two-week session meets Monday-Friday, 9:00-9:40am

3 sessions. Registration opens May 1.

  • June 14-25 (registration closes June 12)
  • July 5-16 (registration closes July 3)
  • July 19-30 (registration closes July 17)

Session cost $100/participant (discount available for SDC members)

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Huskies Group Swim Lessons – Parent & Child Aquatics Summer 2021

Huskies Group Swim Lessons - Parent & Child Aquatics (Ages 6 months - 3 years)

Come make a splash this summer in Huskies Group Swim Lessons! American Red Cross Parent & Child Aquatics levels are being offered at the SDC Pool for ages 6 months to 3 years old. Social distancing will be maintained during classes. A parent is required to be in the water with each participant.

The purpose of the course is to familiarize children with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, Red Cross Parent and Child Aquatics provides safety information for parents and teaches parents techniques they can use to help orient their children to the water.

Two week sessions meet Monday-Friday, 9:00-9:40am.

3 sessions. Registration opens May 1.

  • June 14-25 (registration closes June 12)
  • July 5-16 (registration closes July 3)
  • July 19-30 (registration closes July 17)

Session Cost $100/participant (discount available for SDC members)

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Junior Huskies Summer Swim

Junior Huskies Summer Swim - Swimming training for ages 6-17 years old

Come make a splash this summer in Junior Huskies Summer Swim! This program provides additional attention and competitive guidance to proficient swimmers ages 6-17 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.

3 sessions

  • June 14-25 (registration closes June 12)
  • July 5-16 (registration closes July 3)
  • July 19-30 (registration closes July 17

Registration opens May 1.

Cost $75 per session (discount available for SDC members)

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Adult Huskies Summer Swim

Adult Huskies Summer Swim - Swimming Training for Ages 18+

Adult Huskies Summer Swim 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, 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!

2-week session meets Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 5-5:50pm

Summer Session Dates:

  • June 14-25 (registration closes June 12)
  • July 5-16 (registration closes July 3)
  • July 19-30 (registration closes July 17)

Cost $75 per participant (discount available for current SDC members!)

Registration opens May 1.

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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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course May 7-9

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification in this 3-day intensive training course located at the Michigan Tech SDC Pool. The certification includes Lifeguard/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 prerequisites must be completed by the first day of classroom instruction. The instructor will contact class participants with online course information and directions.

Class size is limited. Registration opens April 2, closes April 30.

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Michigan Tech Recreation is Hiring for Summer 2021!

Michigan Tech Recreation - Now Hiring! SDC, Gates Tennis Center, Outdoor Adventure Program, Aquatics

We want you to work with us to provide Michigan Tech the best recreational opportunities possible!  Find your fit from the positions listed below and submit an application soon!

Student Development Complex (SDC), Gates Tennis Center & Tech Trails

The Student Development Complex (SDC) is a 235,000 square-foot complex that provides a wide range of recreation and fitness options for students, faculty, staff and the community. There are multiple positions that have a profound impact on the success of the SDC. These team positions include: 

  • Office Assistant (SDC Manager’s Office, Central Ticket Office, Gates Tennis Center)
  • Desk Attendant (Multipurpose Room, Fitness Center)
  • Laundry Attendant
  • Custodial Support and Event set up
  • Skate Guard

Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP)

The Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP) provides the campus and the community with opportunities to take advantage of outdoor recreation in the area.  We provide outdoor equipment rentals, trips and clinics, manage the Indoor Climbing Wall and High and Low Ropes Course, assist with maintaining the Disc Golf Course and more.. Summer positions vary from 15-35 hours/week and require a week of training May 3-7, 2021. Positions within the OAP include:

  • Rental Desk Employee
  • Trip Leader/Climbing Wall/Challenge Course Facilitator
  • Special Events
  • Bike Mechanic/Guide
  • Paddle Sports Leader(canoe/kayak/paddleboard)

Aquatics

The SDC Swimming Pool comprises two pools, a lap tank and dive tank.  We provide swimming lessons, lifeguard certification courses, open swim and lap swim, group rentals and P.E. Courses. Positions within Aquatics include:

  • Lifeguard
  • Pool Deck Attendant
  • Swim Lesson Instructor

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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