ATH 129 Swimming: Beginning


This class is for non-swimmers. In this class you will learn how to relax in the water, breath effectively, float and tread, swim 3 different strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke), jump in the water from the deck, use swimming equipment (kickboards, pull buoys, fins) and swim across a 25 yard pool. If you have fear or anxiety in the water, consider taking the Confidence in Water class.


Non-swimmer, unable to swim across a 25 yard pool.


Learn to be safe and relaxed in shallow and deep water. Develop ease and efficiency with breathing & swimming strokes. Be safe and comfortable swimming 25 yards continuously.


April 7th- June 12th, 2014
Mon/Wed 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Tues/Thur 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Avery Recreation Pool at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC)


$200 Students
$215 Faculty/Staff
$230 Stanford Community*

*Stanford students, Faculty/Staff and Stanford Community are eligible to participate in Recreation Classes. Stanford Community members are Dependents 18 and older, Spouses, Hospital Employees who have purchased an Athletic Access Card, Retirees, or Partners of a Student, Faculty or Staff.

This class requires a minimum of 6 participants.


Please register through this link beginning Monday, March 31. Please note you will need to create an Ideal Logic account during the registration process if you have not already done so.


Please contact Michelle Gable at or (650) 498-0755.