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Registration Now Open for Michigan Tech Aquatics Fall Programming

Huskies Group Swim Lessons

Huskies Group Swim Lessons are now open for registration! American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-4 are being offered at the SDC Pool on Saturday mornings beginning October 17. Social distancing will be maintained during classes and instructors will remain on the pool deck. A parent is required to be in the water with participants in levels 1 and 2.

Days/Times

Saturday’s: October 17th, 24th, 31st, November 7th, 14th (REVISED – Due to the fluidity of the situation, we will be issuing refunds closer to the session start date.)

Cost $60 per participant (discount available for current SDC members!)

Deadline to register: October 7th, 2020, at 11:59pm

Junior Huskies Swim Clinic

Junior Huskies Swim Clinic 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.

Days/Times

Saturdays, 9-9:40am: October 17th, 24th,31st, November 7th, 14th (REVISED – Due to the fluidity of the situation, we will be issuing refunds closer to the session start date.)

Cost $60 per participant (discount available for current SDC members!)

Deadline to register: October 7th, 2020, at 11:59pm

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and up 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!

Days/Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-7:50pm

Session 1: October 13th, 15th,20th, 22nd (REVISED – Due to the fluidity of the situation, we will be issuing refunds closer to the session start date.)

Session 2: October 27th, 29th, November3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th

Cost $60 per participant (discount available for current SDC members!)

Deadline to register: October 4th, 2020, at 11:59pm

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants and guardians before every class session. Participants are asked to arrive at the pool already changed into their bathing suits. Locker rooms will only be available after class sessions. 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 and based off of social distancing.


Registration Open for 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: August 7 – 2pm-6pm, August 8 – 8am-6pm, August 9 – 8am-5pm

Cost: $110 per participant 

Deadline to register: August 1, 2020, 11:59pm

ARC Lifeguard Review Course

Need to get re-certified? Sign up now for the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Renewal Course. This 2-day 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: August 13 – 8am-1pm, August 14 – 8am-1pm

Cost: $55 per participant

Deadline to register: August 7, 2020, 11:59pm

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SDC Pool Update

We are excited to announce that the SDC lap pool re-opens today, Monday, January 20! The dive tank remains closed at this time.

Lap swim and open swim hours have been updated for the spring semester. NOTE: There will be NO adult lap swim Monday-Friday, 11:30am-1:30pm. We currently do not have available lifeguard staff to cover this shift.

Updated SDC Building Schedule

Phase 1 Pool Renovation Update

We are pleased to announce that during the first stage of renovation, December 13, 2019 – January 19, 2020, the following list of items have been addressed:

  • Dive tank was acid washed and gutters were regrouted and cleaned.
  • Wall and bench tiles were replaced/repaired.
  • Pool deck tiles were replaced/repaired.
  • Bleachers were removed.

Phase 2 Pool Renovation Tentative Schedule (to be completed in April/May 2020)

  • Replace filtration system.
  • Venting of mechanical room.
  • Acid washing of lap pool.
  • Removal of platform and removal/replacement of dive boards.
  • Replacement of bleachers.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to work through the renovation project. We look forward to seeing you at the pool!