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Aquatics Programs

Pool

Women's Only Swim

In an attempt to be inclusive to all religious traditions on campus, we offer Women's Only Swim hour giving female students the chance to swim at their leisure, while honoring the basic tenets of their religion.

Sundays, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.


The Pool will be CLOSED for the following Swim Meet Date(s):

Saturday, April 26, 2014: Nauticus ROV Regional Competition: Closed all day

Downloadable Spring 2014 Aquatics Line Up

Water Olympics

Come participate in our intramural event! Participants will register 6 people per team to compete in inner tube water polo, a three man swim, cannon ball contest, and battleship.

Date & Times: Friday, April 18 from 5 - 9 p.m.

Earth Day

Participants will be informed of how to conserve energy and water in everyday life. There will be education/informational tables and discussions, as well as activities to go along with the theme of conservation. Students will enjoy an environmental educational video while floating in the pool.

Date & Times: Tuesday, April 22 from 8 - 10 p.m.

Safe Summer Kickoff

Adult Participants will demonstrate proper CPR and choking care for adults, children, and infants; articulate common water hazards for both pool and open bodies of water; articulate and recognize what a swimmer in distress looks like; identify different life jacket types, functions, and proper sizing. Children participants will demonstrate how to recognize a swimmer in distress; demonstrate water safety skills for pools and open water; recite basics of proper nutrition, hydration, and sun protection; engage in at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity.

Date & Times: Friday, June 13 from 5 - 7 p.m.

World's Largest Swim Lesson

The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to build awareness about the importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. The World's Largest Swim Lesson was created to serve as a platform to help local community aquatic facilities and the many different national, regional, and state wide water safety and drowning prevention organizations work together to tell this important story on a local and national level.

Date & Times: Friday, June 20 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Scout Badge Programs

Join us while the aquatics department offers programs for both Boy and Girl Scouts seeking aquatics based merit for advancement.

Interested? Call Kimberly Mills for more information at 683-4156

Swim Workout of the Week

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Circuit Training
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Instructional Videos from the American Red Cross


Swim Lessons


Private Swim Instruction is meant for those who are looking for one-on-one instruction from a certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. All Lessons are 30 minutes in length and time will be determined based on the availability of the participant and instructor. All lessons must be cancelled with the instructor at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled lesson time. Participants can choose six, twelve, or eighteen lessons.

Fees: Six lessons - $70, twelve lessons - $130, eighteen lessons - $195

Adult Beginner: These American Red Cross group lessons are for adults wanting to be active in the water. Participants will learn how to float, submerge completely, propel themselves through the water on both the front and the back, and the basic front and back crawl strokes. The goal is to be able to swim a specified length (25 yards) and feel comfortable in deep water. The class is designed to prepare participants not only to experience swimming, but to safely participate in various recreational water activities.

Session Dates Day of Week Session Times Cost
Session 1: January 27 - March 3 Mondays 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 2: March 17 - April 21 Mondays 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Adult Intermediate: This class is for the well-adjusted swimmer. The general goals include increased proficiency in the basic strokes, development of more advanced strokes and turns, greater understanding of safety, and the ability to use water as a medium for recreation and fitness.

Session Dates Day of Week Session Times Cost
Session 1: January 28 - March 4 Tuesdays 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 2: March 18 - April 22 Tuesdays 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Parent/Child: This American Red Cross Course is for participants 6 months to 3 years, 5 months. Parents are in the water with the child and focus is on comfort level and water adjustment. Certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors participate in trainings and shadow teaching sessions before administering a class of their own. Lessons are designed to run in sessions consisting of 30 minute lessons with five minutes of wrap-up and parent discussion. The ratio of students to teachers is kept below the American Red Cross recommendation of 1:10; preferably 1:4-6.

Session Dates Day of Week Session Times Cost
Session 1: January 27 - February 14 Mondays & Fridays 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 2: March 17 - April 4 Mondays & Fridays 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 3: January 26 - March 2 Sundays 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Preschool: This American Red Cross Course is for participants 3 years, 5 months to 6 years of age. Focus is on water adjustment and beginning skills. Certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors participate in trainings and shadow teaching sessions before administering a class of their own. Lessons are designed to run in sessions consisting of 30 minute lessons with five minutes of wrap-up and parent discussion. The ratio of students to teachers is kept below the American Red Cross recommendation of 1:10; preferably 1:4-6. Cost per week is $35 per child.

Session Dates Day of Week Session Times Cost
Session 1: January 27 - February 14 Mondays & Fridays 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 2: March 17 - April 4 Mondays & Fridays 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 3: January 26 - March 2 Sundays 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Youth: This American Red Cross Course is for participants 6 years to 12 years of age. Focus is on stroke technique and endurance. Certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors participate in trainings and shadow teaching sessions before administering a class of their own. Lessons are designed to run in sessions consisting of 30 minute lessons with five minutes of wrap-up and parent discussion. The ratio of students to teachers is kept below the American Red Cross recommendation of 1:10; preferably 1:4-6.

Session Dates Day of Week Session Times Cost
Session 1: January 27 - February 14 Mondays & Fridays 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 2: March 17 - April 4 Mondays & Fridays 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m..

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45

Session 3: January 26 - March 2 Sundays 1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $30

Potential Member: $45


Red Cross Certification Courses

Lifeguard Training

All courses take place Fridays: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

This course will train you in all the skills and techniques necessary to become a professional lifeguard. The class covers equipment based rescues, spinal injury management, and post-rescue care. This course also includes First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications.

Refunds will not be issued unless the class is cancelled or full.

SRC reserves the right the cancel classes for which fewer than six students have registered.

Date & Times: March 7 - 9, March 21 - 23, April 11 - 13; Friday from 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Cost: ODU/SRC Member: $200 Non Member: $235

American Red Cross Babysitting Course

To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.

Date & Times: January 19 from 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; March 22 from 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; and April 15 & 17 from 4 - 7 p.m.

Cost: ODU/SRC Member: $65 Non Member: $70

Youth ages 11 - 14

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding Course

The Junior Lifeguarding program helps kids build a foundation of knowledge, attitude, and skills that are needed to be a responsible volunteer and future lifeguard. Participants learn skills such as swimming, leadership, rescue response, drowning prevention, professionalism, and volunteerism. This course does not certify participants in First Aid, CPR or AED or as a lifeguard.

Date & Times: April 14 - 18 from 4 - 8 p.m.

Cost: ODU/SRC Member: $70 Non Member: $75

Youth ages 11 - 14

American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid

Teaches participants to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults; perform first aid for cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns, bleeding, sprains and strains; and treat sudden illnesses.

Course Type Course Date Course Times Cost
Full February 1 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Full March 1 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Full April 5 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Full

May 3 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Challenge February 1 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $55

Potential Member: $70

Challenge March 1 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $55

Potential Member: $70

Challenge April 5 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $55

Potential Member: $70

Challenge May 3 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $55

Potential Member: $70

Course Type Course Date Course Times Cost
Full February 22 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Full March 29 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $95

Potential Member: $110

Challenge February 22 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $75

Potential Member: $90

Challenge March 29 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

ODU Student/SRC Member: $55

Potential Member: $70


Please contact Coordinator of Aquatics Programming, Kimberly Mills at kmills@odu.edu with questions and comments.