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AQUATIC PROGRAMS – Fall 2014

Grenfell Campus' Pool is an indoor, year-round facility.  It is a 25 meter pool with 6 lanes featuring a 1 metter diving board and 6 diving blocks. We offer a wide range of swimming lessons and aquatic programs which start seasonally (September, January, April and July) and are open to all individuals whether a beginner or a mastered swimmer.

For more information on any of our Aquatic programs, please contact: 

Jana Walsh, Recreation Facilities Coordinator
709-637-6258
jwalsh@grenfell.mun.ca   


Click Here for Grenfell Campus Fall 2014 Aquatic Programs

 

  • RED CROSS SWIMMING LESSONS

    Group lessons begin July 7, 2014
    • PRE-SCHOOLERS
    • SWIM KIDS (LEVELS 1–10)
    • AQUA ADULTS
    PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS 6 one-week blocks
    BLOCK 1: Beginning the week of July 7
    BLOCK 2: Beginning the week of July 14
    BLOCK 3: Beginning the week of July 21
    BLOCK 4: Beginning the week of July 28
    BLOCK 5: Beginning the week of August 4
    BLOCK 6: Beginning the week of August 11

  • ADVANCED AQUATICS:

    BRONZE MEDALLION
    This course teaches lifesavers how to respond in complex rescue situations, helps to develop physical fitness, decision-making and judgment skills. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for the advanced lifesaving awards.
    Prerequisite: Candidates must be 13 years of age (proof of age is required) and must have completed Swim Kids Level 10 or have equivalent swimming ability.

    ASSISTANT WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (AWSI)*

    Learn the foundation of instructional skills such as teaching methods, learning styles, physical principles, progressions, communication, safety, supervision and feedback.
    Duration: 30 hours (+ 6.5 hours teaching experience)
    Prerequisite: Candidates must 15 years old by the last day of the course.
    WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI)*
    Learn to plan and teaching the Red Cross Swim continuum, instructional emergency response skills and instructional techniques specific to our programs.
    Duration: 25 hours (+9-11 hours teaching experience)
    Pre-requisites: Candidates must be 15 years of age or older and certified as Red Cross Assistant Water Safety Instructor.
    (Both courses must be completed to become a certified instructor - practice teaching hours are required)



  • Health and Wellness

    This includes programs such as early bird and evening swim, a recreational swim, various aquacise programs, as well as customized activities for seniors.

  • Pool Rentals

    Are you planning a birthday party or would like to rent our pool for a group swim? Contact us at 709-637-6244 for details.

street address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4
Canada

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Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9
Canada

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