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Spring Huskies Aquatics Programs Session 2

Registration for Spring Session 2 Adult and Youth Aquatics Programs closes February 29, 11:59 pm. Space is available in the following programs:

Don’t miss out. Sign up today!

Questions? Contact Annie Bengry, Aquatics Manager, at ambengry@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2995.

PADI Open Water SCUBA Course March 15-1

Registration for the next PADI Open Water SCUBA Course is now open.

The course is conducted over two weekends and includes:

  • Ten hours of academic instruction (some coursework to be completed independently),
  • Ten hours of confined water training (SDC Pool), and
  • Four certification dives in Lake Superior (Marquette).

Upon registration, students will be given all required reading material and paperwork to complete prior to the start of the course. Students must be 18 years old and be able to swim 200 yards comfortably.

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to all class sites, including the SDC and dive location in Marquette.

Course Dates and Times:

  • Friday, March 15 — 5-10 pm, SDC
  • Saturday, March 16 — 8 am – 10 pm, SDC
  • Sunday, March 17 — 8 am – 12 pm, SDC
  • Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, or Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21 — Open Dives in Marquette (exact location and time TBA)

Cost is $575 per person (includes all instruction, fees, and training materials). The deadline to register is February 29, 11:59 pm.

WIBIT Wednesday at the SDC Pool

MTU students, SDC Access Pass holders (minimum one-month), and WIBIT Wednesday Pass holders come make a splash with our inflatable pool obstacle course called the WIBIT!

  • Wednesday, January 31, 5-8 pm — Step/Bridge/V-Connect/Cliff/Slope
  • Wednesday, March 6, 5-8 pm Step/Bridge/V-Connect/Slope
  • Wednesday, April 10, 5-8 pm Step/Bridge/Cliff/Slope

Events will be held this spring for current MTU students, SDC Access Pass holders (minimum one-month), and WIBIT Wednesday Pass holders. Test your individual skills on the course or challenge a friend to a race across the obstacles. The course is set up in the deep water and requires users to be able to pass our swim test. See the WIBIT rules and swim test content on our website for more information.

There are many different pieces of the WIBIT and each event will have a featured combination. Potential featured pieces include:

  • The Step — This piece allows users to climb up onto the course.
  • The Base — Users must make their way across a horizontal surface. Be careful how fast you move, as it can get slippery!
  • The Cliff — Users must navigate either side of a slope using the handles and their balancing skills.
  • V-Connect — Users must use limited footing space to navigate across the horizontal structure.
  • The Bridge — Users must navigate up and over an arched structure without falling through.
  • The Slope — Users must climb up a six-foot wall that leads to a slide into the pool water below!

Come visit us at the pool to try out your skills! For more information, visit WIBIT.

Spring 2024 Open Log Rolling

Open Log Rolling is set for Spring 2024!

January 16 – April 23, 2024 (no log rolling February 27)
Tuesdays, 8-10 pm in the SDC Lap Pool

Open to MTU Students and SDC Access Pass Holders (minimum 1-month) only.

Cost: FREE!

No experience is necessary. Most new rollers pick up the basics quickly, though for some it may take a little longer. The focus will be on balance, foot movement, and core strength; the more you do it, the better you will get! A basic demonstration of swimming proficiency will be required on the first day. Must be able to swim at least 10 yards unassisted.

Spring 2024 Aquatics Programs

Register now for spring aquatics programs! The first session begins the week of January 8!

Registration for the first session ends today, January 4, at 11:59pm! Sign up now!

Questions? Contact Annie Bengry, Aquatics Manager, at ambengry@mtu.edu or (906) 487-2995.

WIBIT Wednesday November 29 at the SDC Pool

It’s WIBIT Wednesday! MTU students, SDC Access Pass holders (minimum one-month), and WIBIT Wednesday Pass holders come make a splash with our inflatable pool obstacle course called the WIBIT!

  • TODAY! Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 5-8 p.m. — Step/Bridge/Cliff/Slope

Events will be held this fall for current MTU students, SDC Access Pass holders (minimum one-month), and WIBIT Wednesday Pass holders. Test your individual skills on the course or challenge a friend to a race across the obstacles. The course is set up in the deep water and requires users to be able to pass our swim test. See the WIBIT rules and swim test content on our website for more information.

There are many different pieces of the WIBIT and each event will have a featured combination. Potential featured pieces include:

  • The Step — This piece allows users to climb up onto the course.
  • The Base — Users must make their way across a horizontal surface. Be careful how fast you move, as it can get slippery!
  • The Cliff — Users must navigate either side of a slope using the handles and their balancing skills.
  • V-Connect — Users must use limited footing space to navigate across the horizontal structure.
  • The Bridge — Users must navigate up and over an arched structure without falling through.
  • The Slope — Users must climb up a six-foot wall that leads to a slide into the pool water below!

Come visit us at the pool to try out your skills! For more information, visit WIBIT.

WIBIT Wednesday at the SDC Pool

It’s WIBIT WEDNESDAY!!!!

MTU Students, SDC Access Pass Holders (minimum 1-month), and WIBIT Wednesday Pass holders, come make a splash with our inflatable pool obstacle course called the WIBIT!

Events will be held this fall for current MTU Students and SDC Access Pass Holders (minimum 1-month).
Test your individual skills on the course or challenge your friend to a race across the obstacles.
The course is set up in the deep water and requires users to be able to pass our swim test.
See the WIBIT rules and swim test content below for more information. 

There are many different pieces of the WIBIT and each event will have a featured combination.
Potential featured pieces include:

  • ”The Step” – This piece allows users to climb up onto the course.
  • ”The Base” – Users must make their way across a horizontal surface. Be careful how fast you move as it can get slippery!
  • ”The Cliff” – Users must navigate either side of a slope using the handles and their balancing skills.
  • ”V-Connect” – Users must use limited footing space to navigate across the horizontal structure.
  • ”The Bridge” – Users must navigate up and over an arched structure without falling through.
  • ”The Slope” – Users must climb up a 6 foot wall that leads to a slide into the pool water below!

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, October 25, 5:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, November 29, 5:00-8:00pm

Featured Combinations:

10/25/23: Step/Bridge/V-Connect/Slope
11/29/23: Step/Bridge/Cliff/Slope

Come visit us at the pool to try out your skills! 

Fall Aquatics Programs Session 2

Registration for Fall Session 2 Youth Aquatics Programs opens tomorrow, Wednesday, October 4 at 8 a.m. EST!

Registration is currently open for Fall Sessions 2 and 3 Adult Aquatics Programs – sign up today!

Questions? Contact Annie Bengry, Aquatics Manager, at ambengry@mtu.edu or call (906) 487-2995.

PADI Open Water SCUBA Course October 13-15

Registration for the next Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Open Water SCUBA Course opens tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13 at 8 a.m.!

The course is conducted over two weekends and includes:

  • Ten hours of academic instruction (some coursework to be completed independently),
  • Ten hours of confined water training (SDC Pool), and
  • Four certification dives in Lake Superior (Marquette).

Upon registration, students will be given all required reading material and paperwork to complete prior to the start of the course. Students must be 18 years old and be able to swim 200 yards comfortably.

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to all class sites, including the SDC and dive location in Marquette.

Course Dates and Times:

  • Friday, October 13 — 5-10 p.m., SDC
  • Saturday, October 14 — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., SDC
  • Sunday, October 15 — 8 a.m. to noon, SDC
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 21-22, or Saturday and Sunday, October 28-29 — Open Dives in Marquette (exact location and time TBA)

Cost is $575 per person (includes all instruction, fees and training materials). The deadline to register is September 28, 11:59pm.