Aquatics

Aquatics refers to sports and activities performed in the water.

Aquatic Classes at CMU:

CMU offers two main types of aquatic classes, Swimming and Aqua Aerobics.

Swimming classes are available at three levels of expertise, Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced. Check with the instructor or department secretary if you need advice on which class to choose. From learning how to swim to refining advanced form and technique, any swimmer should be able to find personalized instruction to help them improve. These classes last 50 minutes and meet twice a week for eight weeks in both the Spring and Fall semesters.

aqua aerobics

Aqua aerobics or 'water aerobics' refers to a type of exercise involving no impact and lots of fun! Students learn ways to stay healthy and improve their cardiovascular fitness. They use different types of equipment while performing numerous aerobic exercises. It is extremely beneficial for those with joint problems or who suffer from other high impact cardiovascular activity. These classes last 50 minutes and meet twice a week for eight weeks in both the Spring and Fall semesters.

    Students learn fitness concepts and aquatic safety principles and perform water based fitness exercises.

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    ​Instruction in basic skills of water adjustment, gliding, floating, kicking, and learning to swim across the pool; includes safety and self-help techniques.

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    Introduction to swim strokes, backstroke, front crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Recommended: PED 127 or ability to swim one length of the pool.

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    Fitness and conditioning swimming which includes advanced stroke techniques. Ideal for those with previous competitive swim experience. Recommended: Ability to swim three lengths of the pool using front crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke.

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    Disclaimer: Course availability is subject to enrollment and may not be offered every semester. Check the current course search and registration for updated availability.