Aquatics & Swim

Child Aquatics (6-10 years)

Spring 2020 Sessions

Information Coming Soon

Preschool Aquatics (4 and 5 years)

Spring 2020 Sessions

Information Coming Soon

Adult Learn-to-Swim (Over 18 years)

Please check back in the Fall for class offerings

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

Aqua Fit Classes

Please check back in the Fall for class offerings

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

Lifeguarding

Swim Registration

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. This course is offered as a blended learning course. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where participants will practice skills and demonstrate competency.

Registration fee: $100 members, $125 non-members

Pre-course requirements:

Classes Offered in Spring 2019

Friday, February 22–Sunday, February 24 (Registration deadline: February 6)

  • Friday 5-10pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm
  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course
  • Attend and successfully complete the mandatory pre-course skills evaluation (Monday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in MLH pool)
  • Complete the online blended learning prior to the first on-site skills session (scheduled for February 22 at 5 p.m.)

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

Lifeguarding Instructor

Swim Registration

The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue. This course is offered as a blended learning course. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where participants will practice skills and demonstrate competency.

Registration fee: $175 members, $200 non-members (plus a $35 non-refundable fee to the American Red Cross for the online learning component)

Pre-course requirements:

  • Must be 17 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/FA/CPR/AED certificate or an equivalent certificate from another organization.
  • Attend and successfully complete the mandatory pre-course skills evaluation (Monday, January 21 at 7pm in MLH pool)
  • Successfully complete all the online blended learning components prior to the first on-site skills session (scheduled for Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m.)
Spring 2019 Class

Must attend pre-course skills test and all three in-class dates.

(Registration deadline: January 16)

Class dates:

  • Friday, January 25 | 7-10pm
  • Saturday, January 26 | 9am-6pm
  • Sunday, January 27 | 9am-6pm

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

Lifeguarding Review

Swim Registration

The purpose of the Lifeguarding Review course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity recertify by reviewing the course content within a formal course setting. This course is offered as a blended learning course. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where participants will practice skills and demonstrate competency.

Registration fee: $75 members, $100 non-members (plus a $35 non-refundable fee to the American Red Cross for the online learning component)

Pre-course requirements:

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/FA/CPR/AED certificate
  • Attend and successfully complete the mandatory pre-course skills evaluation (Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in MLH pool)
  • Complete the online blended learning prior to the first on-site skills session scheduled for March 30 at 9 a.m.
Spring 2019 Class
  • Class date: Saturday, March 30 | 9am-6pm (Registration deadline: March 6)

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

Water Safety Instructor

Swim Registration

The purpose of the Lifeguarding Review course is to give currently certified lifeguards the opportunity recertify by reviewing the course content within a formal course setting. This course is offered as a blended learning course. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where participants will practice skills and demonstrate competency.

Registration fee: $175 members, $200 non-members (plus a $35 non-refundable fee to the American Red Cross for the online learning component)

Pre-course requirements:

  • Must be 16 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Attend and successfully complete the mandatory pre-course skills evaluation (Monday, January 21 at 7pm in MLH pool)
  • Successfully complete all the assigned online blended learning homework assignments during course
Classes Offered in Spring 2019

Friday, February 1–Saturday, February 9 (Registration deadline: January 16)

  • Friday 5-10pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm

For more information, email Jess Wagner at jessica.wagner@unl.edu

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