Learn to swim

An upcoming series of classes will provide both adults and children with the chance to learn to swim. Classes will be held Monday through Wednesday, March 12-14 and March 19-21, at Reid Gymnasium pool at Western Carolina University. 

  • A swim refresher class for children will be offered each night from 6:30 to 7:20 p.m., geared toward beginning to advanced swimmers who are at least 5 years old. 
  • A class for adults will be offered 7:30 to 8:20 p.m. each night, with instruction appropriate for adults who want to overcome fear of water and those who have minimal swimming skills but want to learn proper techniques and develop survivor skills. 

Instructor Michael Creason is retired from WCU’s health, physical education and recreation faculty and is an American Red Cross-certified instructor. He has taught swimming for more than 40 years. 

$59 for each class series with a pre-registration deadline Friday, March 9. Register at 828.227.7397 or www.swim.wcu.edu. Contact Creason with class content questions at 828.293.5364.

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