Aquatic Center Offers Swim Lessons, Aerobics Classes

Posted: January 28, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus offers group swim lessons for all ages, infants through adults, and all levels of ability. Held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, the cost for eight lessons is $39 for center members and $49 for nonmembers. Register now for the next session, which begins on Jan. 31. Private swim lessons also are available for the first time this spring. For more information, call x33951.

The center offers adult springboard diving lessons in a group program instructed by George Mason head dive coach Roland McDonald. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Aquaerobics, an invigorating water aerobics class guaranteed to raise your heart rate, is an ongoing monthly class. The cost per month is $40 for center members and $50 for nonmembers. The class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This semester, aerobics classes move to the Aquatic and Fitness Center. To participate, faculty, staff, and students may purchase a semester pass or a 10-punch pass, or pay a daily drop-in fee. For class schedules, visit the aerobics calendar website. In addition, a new yoga class, held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m., focuses on the techniques of Kundalini Yoga, relaxation, and meditation. Yoga classes start on Feb. 2.

For more information on specific programs, visit the Aquatic and Fitness Center website or call x33939. Payroll deduction is available on all employee memberships.

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