Advanced Beginner Swimming

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill

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$219 6 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - Aug 13, 7:00pm (8 sessions)

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Location:
Murray Hill, Manhattan
55 Lexington Ave
Btwn E 24th & E 25th Streets
New York, New York 10010
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this swimming lesson:

Students with some swimming experience will perfect their lap swim techniques and master the basics of the sidestroke, floating and treading water. 

A swimming cap is mandatory. 

Note: The pool is only available during class hours.

Classroom location listings are also posted outside the CAPS office and the lobby of the 17 Lexington Avenue building.

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Refund Policy
Students MUST submit a detailed written request to withdraw from a course, which CourseHorse will then forward on to the school. The request must state the reason of cancellation.

Refunds or credits are available: Full refund or credit if request to withdraw is made 3 business days before the first class session. 50% refund or credit if request to withdraw is made before the second class session. After the second class session no refunds or credits will be granted.

No refunds or credits will be issued for classes that meet four sessions or fewer. Classes include seminars, intensives and workshops.

All refunds will have a $25 processing fee deducted from the course refund as well as a $20 registration fee ($45 total).

When Baruch College cancels a course, refunds are made automatically. If for any reason the department cancels a session, then a make-up session will be offered.

COURSE WITHDRAWALS 

Students who wish to withdraw from a course must notify the CAPS Office in writing. Failure to complete a course, ceasing to attend class, notifying the instructor of your desire to withdraw, or general dissatisfaction with a course does not constitute a withdrawal and does not entitle you to a refund. Instructors are not permitted OR able to process withdrawals, transfers or refunds.

MAKE-UP POLICY

If a student misses a session, the department unfortunately does not authorize the student to make up that missed session in another section. If the instructor informs the student to visit another section of his class, then that is between the student and the instructor. 

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Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD 8 $219
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jul 02 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Jul 09 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Jul 16 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Jul 23 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Jul 30 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Aug 06 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
Tue, Aug 13 6:00pm - 7:00pm TBD
12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD 8 $219
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Jul 06 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Jul 13 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Jul 20 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Jul 27 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Aug 03 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Aug 10 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD
Sat, Aug 17 12:00pm - 1:00pm TBD

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Question from Anonymous
I can swim front stroke and back, float, tread etc I can swim a few laps. I am looking to get better form and be able to swim more laps for fitness, increase endurance while making sure my form is okay. Should I do this class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! The instructor/coach suggests you take the Intermediate Swim class - they do laps and work on strokes. You may check the class here https://coursehorse.com/nyc/classes/life-skills/sports/swimming/intermediate-swim. Hope this helps!
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Question from Wendy W.
I’m a confident free form swimmer. I can easily float and tread water and Feel fine in the pool as well as in rivers, lakes, or the ocean. I want to learn strokes and how to swim for fitness- would this class teach me these things?
Answer from Jessica P. Verified Student
You’re probably better off taking the intermediate course. When I took this course, most of the students had limited swimming skills so we worked mainly on how to tread water and freestyle. May be a bit redundant if you already can do these things comfortably.
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Question from Yusun H.
I can’t really swim. During the vacation, I swimmed with a snorkeling mask. Without it, I can’t even breath. Is this advanced beginner class too advanced for me?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Yusun! The instructor suggested that you take the Beginner Swimming class. You can check it here: https://coursehorse.com/nyc/classes/life-skills/sports/swimming/beginner-swimming Hope this helps!
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Question from Anonymous
I took swim lessons when I was a young child, and spent time in the water growing up, but haven't for many years (about 25 years). I remember how to float, and basic strokes, but I'm not sure I can even do them properly anymore. Is this class for me, or should I join the beginner's (non-advanced) course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! According to the instructor, she thinks the beginner class will be ideal for you since you have not swum in 25 years and can only float. The advanced class is for individuals who have an idea of treading and can tread in shallow water and are not afraid of the deep end.
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Reviews of Classes at Baruch College - CAPS (262)

(262 Reviews)
Advanced Beginner Swimming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/8/2018
Instructor rarely gets into the pool for providing instruction. It would be beneficial , if the instructor is in the pool more often to give demonstrations.
Advanced Beginner Swimming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/7/2016
I enjoyed every day of this class. Teacher is great and very helpful.
Advanced Beginner Swimming
Reviewed by Amanda M. on 5/30/2015
Angie is a great instructor
Advanced Beginner Swimming
Reviewed by Michelle S. on 3/25/2019
Advanced Beginner Swimming
Reviewed by Carlos U. on 8/15/2018
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