Sport Swimming and Stroke Refinement

Sport Swimming and Stroke Refinement

Class Description

This class is designed for capable swimmers who would like to improve their performance for triathlon swimming or distance/fitness swimming. The instructor will critique strokes and offer advice to optimize each participant's technique.

Registration Information

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*Please note, the registration fee for this program offering does not qualify for Open Doors Financial Assistance.

Class Components

  • Improve endurance skills primarily in front crawl, but other strokes will be included
  • Improve open turns and flip turns
  • Video stroke analysis
  • Demonstrate etiquette in lap swimming
  • Use a pace clock
  • Use swim training equipment
  • Learn principles of setting up a swimming fitness program
  • Learn and demonstrate training techniques
  • Calculate target heart rate


  • Must be able to tread water for 5 minutes
  • Must be able to swim a minimum of 50 yards