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UW-Eau Claire Swimmers and Divers to Offer Lessons for All Ability Levels

RELEASED: March 15, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire swimming and diving team is offering lessons for all ability levels at the McPhee Physical Education Center pool.

The UW-Eau Claire divers are offering diving lessons taught by experienced collegiate divers. Session 1 classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 28 through April 13. Session 2 classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 25 through May 11. Both sessions are six lessons long.

The diving lessons are offered in two separate classes, one for beginners at 6 to 6:45 p.m. and the other for advanced divers who have diving experience from 6:45 to 8 p.m.

The swim team is offering swimming lessons taught by collegiate swimmers for all ages and abilities. The lessons will be offered in two sessions of six 50-minute lessons. Lessons for very young children will be 30 to 40 minutes long.

Swimming lessons are offered in a Monday and Wednesday rotation from 6 to 6:50 p.m. or 7 to 7:50 p.m. or a Tuesday and Thursday rotation from 4 to 4:50 p.m. or 5 to 5:50 p.m.

Basic swimming lessons are offered at four ability levels. Competitive swimming lessons and adult lessons also are offered. Private lessons are available but need to be negotiated with Amanda Kroger, krogerak@uwec.edu, or Sarah Rottier, rottiesl@uwec.edu.

Both the swimming and diving lessons require advance registration no later than March 24 for Session 1 and April 19 for Session 2. All lessons are $35 per session with a $5 discount for each additional diver or swimmer from each family and a $5 discount for families registering for Sessions 1 and 2 at the same time. All proceeds go to the UW-Eau Claire swimming and diving team.

Register by calling (715) 836-2546, e-mailing normant@uwec.edu, or sending a registration form, available at the athletics Web site, to UW-Eau Claire Swimming, McPhee Physical Education Center, P. O. Box 4004, Eau Claire Wis., 54702.

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