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Adult Swim Lessons

 

Rec Sports offers adult classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers. No matter what your level, all of our classes are taught in a comfortable, supportive environment.

Below please find information on Rec Sports adult swim lessons. For youth swim lessons (offered in the summer and fall), please visit our Youth Programs pages.

Beginner

Learn freestyle, backstroke and breastroke techniques in a shallow pool. Gain confidence in strokes in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Basic water safety skills, breathing, body positioning, and stroke techniques will be introduced. Designed for people with little or no previous swimming experience.

Price: Student and Member price – $60
Instructor: Helen Bobell

Dates Days Times Location
Spring 2022     Golden Bear Pool

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Intermediate

Expert instructors will improve your freestyle and backstroke. Learn the breaststroke, butterfly, and basic flip turns. Gain confidence in all your strokes in a comfortable, encouraging environment. This course is a great preparation course to take your swimming technique to the next level.

Price: Student and Member price – $60
Instructor: Helen Bobell

Dates Days Times Location
Spring 2022     Golden Bear Pool

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Conquer Your Fear

It’s time to get your face underwater. If you’ve been meaning to learn how to swim, but have not been able to overcome your fear of water, then this class is for you! Learn basic breathing techniques and how to float and feel comfortable in a shallow pool. We’ll help you conquer your fear of water in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment.

Price: $20
Instructor: Helen Bobell

Dates Days Times Location
Spring 2022     Golden Bear Pool

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Freestyle Swim Clinic

This class is designed for swimmers who want to improve the power and finesse of their freestyle by learning the correct form, technique and the fundamental aspects such as proper breathing, head position, leg position, arm extension and motion.

Price: $30
Instructor: Helen Bobell

Dates Days Times Location
Spring 2022     Golden Bear Pool

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Flip Turn Clinic

Do you want to learn or refine your flip-turn? This class is designed for novice level swimmers who need to learn the turn from scratch. It will also help intermediate to advanced level swimmers who need to clean up various fundamental aspects of the turn such as proper line of rotation, proper push off alignment or streamlining. By the end of class, you’ll be swimming like a pro.

Price: $30
Instructor: Helen Bobell

Dates Days Times Location
Spring 2022     Golden Bear Pool
  • Adult (must be 17 years or older) classes for all levels and clinics designed to improve specific strokes or styles
  • For more information on our summer youth swim lessons, please visit: camps.berkeley.edu

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