DUE TO PRECAUTIONS IMPLEMENTED TO DETER THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS AND STATE MANDATES, THERE WILL BE NO OUTSIDE FACILITY USAGE THROUGH DECEMBER 31ST, 2020.

AAU SPRINGBOARD DIVING PROGRAM

UMass Dartmouth Aquatics is proud to announce a partnership with South Shore Diving Club to offer a top notch AAU Diving Program at the Tripp Athletic Center Natatorium! Practice sessions to be offered on Sunday, Monday and Thursday evenings beginning in September!

For more information, please contact Coach Craig Dolloff at 781-831-4414 or via email at: craig@southshorediving.com

 

             

 

 

YOUTH SWIMMING LESSONS

We are pleased to announce that our Spring 2020 Swimming Instruction is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020!

 Members of the UMass Dartmouth Swimming Team offer comprehensive youth swim lessons  for youth ages 5 and older ranging in ability from beginner to competitive swimmers.

Dates:  Tueday, March 24th- Friday, April 24th, 2020

The Lesson Schedule:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday:  5:30-6:15PM  and 6:00-6:45pm

 

Pre Swim Team*(Must be able to swim 25yds nonstop)

Tuesday and Wednesday:  5:30-6:45pm

Lesson Fees:                               Pre-Swim Team:

$50 One Day Per Week                $75 One Day Per Week

$75 Two Days Per Week              $90 Two Days Per Week

 Click HERE to download registration form.

 ClickHERE to download participation waiver

For more information, contact Swimming Lesson Coordinator at:

cmotta@umassd.edu

 

MASTERS SWIMMING PROGRAM

UMASS Dartmouth Aquatics offers an adult swimming program for adults ages 21 and older.  The program is designed to provide instructional and structured workouts for swimmers of all abilities including the recreational swimmer, triathlete and seasoned competitive swimmer.  Please note, this is NOT a lesson program.  Practice sessions are currently being held on Monday evenings from 5:30-6:30pm ;Wednesday afternoons from Noon-1:00pm and Friday mornings from 6:00-7:00am.  There are registration fees associated with practice sessions.

For more information:  Contact Cathy Motta at 508-910-6462 or via email:  cmotta@umassd.edu.

 

LIFEGUARD TRAINING AND RECERTIFICATION CLASSES

UMass Dartmouth will be offering the American Red Cross Certification Course this Spring for UMass Dartmouth students, staff, affiliates and community members.

 The program will consist of American Red Cross Training in the areas of:

Lifeguarding; First Aid, CPR for the Professional Lifeguard and Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

Waterpark and Waterfront Certification (Optional)

Class hours will be held in the Tripp Athletic Center with classroom time in the Hall of Fame Room. 

Classes will be held on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm and Sunday from 9am-Noon.

PRE-COURSE SWIM TEST:     All participants must pass the Pre-Course Swim Test being held on Thursday, March 25th from 6:30-8pm to enroll in the course. The test consists of the following requirements: 

  1. Swim 300 yards (12 laps) or 500 yards (20 laps) continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.  Candidates may swim performing the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both.  Swimming on the back is not allowed.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs.  Hands shall be placed under armpits.
  3. Diving brick retrieval from a depth of 13 feet.

 All participants must be 15 years of age prior to the first day of class.

Attendance on swim test date is required.

Class size limited to 10 persons on a first come, first serve basis.

Course Dates: 

Wednesday:  April 1st, April 8th, April 15th, April 22nd, April 29th

Sunday:  April 5th, April 19th, April 26th, May 3rd (if needed)

             

Course participants are allowed to miss one class only.  Multiple missed classes will jeopardize the participants ability to meet the requirements for passing the course.  Please note dates if you are planning school vacation or participate in high school sports.

 

Course Materials:  Participants will be provided with a lifeguard manual and pocket mask via the American Red Cross.  Participants should be prepared to swim each class session.  Manuals and pocket masks will be required for each class.

Course Fees:

UMass Dartmouth Student:   $150.00

Non-UMass Dartmouth Student:   $200.00

Additional $50 for Waterpark or Waterfront Certification

Re-Certification Classes: Dates will be announced after Spring Break. Please check back for updates. Classes held at the Tripp Center Pool.

$100 Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Re-Certification

$50 Lifeguarding Re-Certification

$50 CPR/AED Re-Certification

Additional $25 for Waterpark or Waterfront related Re-certification

 

                   For more information, please contact:  Owen Worden, Recreational Facilities Supervisor II

Office:  508-999-8319

Cell:  508-965-4641

Email:  oworden@umassd.edu.