Basic Swim Safety

Jun 06th 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Do you know how to swim? Are you comfortable in the water? If you fell in, would you know what to do? In 2014, the American Red Cross completed a survey finding that 80 percent of Americans said they could swim but only 56 percent of the self-described swimmers can perform all five of the basic skills that might help to save their life in the water.  

Swimmers will learn the following critical water safety skills:

  • step or jump into the water over your head
  • return to the surface and float or tread water for one minute
  • turn around in a full circle and find an exit
  • swim 25 yards to the exit
  • exit from the water (if in a pool, exit without ladder)

Age:    15+ years old
Date:     Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 6 - 22
Time:    6:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Cost:    FREE for Centre Members
    $54.00 for Community Participants
Place:     Centre Pool
Registration deadline:  Tuesday, May 30
Minimum/Maximum participants:  2/8 participants



  October - April May - September
Monday - Thursday      4:45 AM - 10:00 PM        4:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 4:45 AM - 9:00 PM 4:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM


425 E 5th St
New Richmond, WI 54017

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