NCCC offers Swimming Lessons


North CountryCommunity Collegeis pleased to announce that registration is open for American Red Cross Swim Lessons.  The College will offer three eight week courses that will begin September 8 and extend until November 3.  Please see below for a complete description of class offerings, times, and fees.

9:00 am  – 9:45 am Level I  – Intro to Water Skills and $75

Level 1- Water Exploration – Skills taught: Breath holding, front and back float, entering water independently, introduction to flutter kick and front crawl arms.  Students with water experience may be able to move through this level quickly.

9:50am – 10:50 am Level II and III – Fundamental Aquatic Skills & Stroke Development $90

Level II- Primary Skills – Skills taught: Unsupported front and back glide, front crawl coordination with breathing, begin back crawl arm action, and orientation to deep water.

Level III- Stroke Readiness – Skills taught: Coordinate front and back crawl, introduce elementary backstroke, introduce treading, retrieving objects, and introduce diving.

The objective of the American Red Cross swim program is to teach people to swim and to be safe in, on, and around the water.  The program is designed to give students a positive learning experience.

To register, please visit the NCCC Records Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.  For more information on the Red Cross Swim Lessons, please contact, Jerrad Dumont at or 518-891-2915, extension 1236.

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