Aquatics Classes (PEAQ)

PEAQ 111 Learn to Swim

Learn to swim and gain confidence in shallow and deep water. A beginning course for the non-swimmer to learn how to float, submerge comfortably, and move through the water.

PEAQ 121 and 122 Water Fitness

A cardio and strength building workout in the water. Work as hard as you want, move to the music, and use water equipment while remaining cool. This is a safe, low-impact, and effective workout (comfort in shallow and deep water recommended).

PEAQ 140 Paddleboard Yoga

Combine yoga poses with a variation of stand-up paddle boarding in the pool. Transitions between poses require more focus and concentration. Core muscles are engaged and strengthened while practicing yoga on a moving surface. No yoga experience required. Comfort with shallow water required.

PEAQ 199 Special Studies: Power Circuit

A fitness program based on speed, power and strength that uses the properties of water to bring up intensity levels with minimal impact on joints. Aqua Power Circuit offers core training and improves cardiovascular endurance, balance, flexibility, and strength using a variety of buoyancy equipment.

PEAQ 201 Swimming I

A beginning course to learn breathing and fundamental stroke work in freestyle and backstroke. Prereq: ability to swim 25 yards and comfort in deep water.

PEAQ 202 Swimming II

An intermediate level swim course to master freestyle; improve technique in backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly; and improve stroke efficiency and endurance. Prereq: Ability to swim 50 yards and comfort in deep water

PEAQ 203 Swimming III

An advanced level swim course emphasizing endurance, sprint, and stroke work. Must be proficient in all four strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Prereq: Swimming II or equivalent and ability to swim 500 yards continuously.

PEAQ 351 Lifeguard, CPR, FA

StarGuard Lifeguard Certification—includes Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED for the professional rescuer and bloodborne pathogens. Physically demanding and requires comfort in deep water. Meets on two weekends in the term: Friday evening and Saturday morning. Prereq: ability to swim 100 yards, submerge to a depth of 12 feet, and tread water for 1 minute.