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Little Bears 2011

Ursinus College Swimming

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM - Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

Little Bears 2011

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Session 1
March 28 - April 7 at 4:30pm
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 2
March 28 - April 7 at 5:30pm
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 3
April 11-21 at 4:30
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 4
April 11-21 at 5:30
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 5
April 25 - May 5 at 4:30
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 6
April 25 - May 5 at 5:30
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 7
June 20-30 at 10am
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 8
June 20-30 at 11am
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 9
July 11-21 at 10am
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00
Session 10
July 11-21 at 11am
Sold Out Ended $135.00 $0.00

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We sold out quickly again this year.  Thanks to everyone for thier enthusiastic support of Ursinus College Swimming.  If you did not get a spot, you may check back on this site.  If we get refund requests, and spots open up, they will be reflected above.  Please be advised that we do not keep a waiting list and do not do private lessons.  Thanks again for your interest in the Little Bears 2011 lessons!


Little Bears Youth Swimming Lessons


Sponsored by the Ursinus College Men’s & Women’s Swim Teams

Help the UC Bears with their fundraising efforts – Support Ursinus College Athletics


Session Dates & Times

Session 1: March 28 – April 7 at 4:30pm

Session 2: March 28 – April 7 at 5:30pm

Session 3: April 11 – 21  at 4:30pm

Session 4: April 11 – 21  at 5:30pm

Session 5: April 25 – May 5 at 4:30pm

Session 6: April 25 – May 5 at 5:30pm

Session 7: June 20 – 30 at 10am

Session 8: June 20 – 30 at 11am

Session 9: July 11 – 21 at 10am

Session 10: July 11 – 21 at 11am



$135 per child


About the Program

Days of Lessons:  Spring lessons run Monday through Thursday and begin at 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m., depending on your choice of registration.  Summer lessons begin at 10am or 11am depending on your choice of registration.  All skill levels are offered during each session.



Length of Lesson:  Lessons run 45-60 minutes each day depending on the student-teacher ratio and progress of each class.


Instructors:  All spring classes are taught by members of the Ursinus College Swim Team.  All summer instructors receive training from the UC aquatics staff.


Class Setting:  Children will be divided by ability on the first day of classes and placed in a group of no more than 5 students for each instructor.  All instructors will be ready and able to progress each child at the appropriate pace as dictated by the structured program.


Student Ages:  Classes are open to children ages 4-14.


Missed Classes:  There are No Make-up Classes if your child cannot make it to their lesson.  This policy applies 100% of the time regardless of illness, injury, or scheduling conflict.


Refund Policy:  Refunds may be requested until two weeks before the beginning of the session and will be subject to a $25 fee.  Within two weeks of the session and after the session has begun, no refunds will be issued for any reason.


Skill Levels:

  • Beginner – Any child 4-5 years old who cannot swim across the pool on their back is considered a beginner.  Beginners will work on floating and self-rescue techniques while gaining confidence around the water.  Any child not potty trained must wear a water diaper.
    • Goal:  To jump in, surface on the back, and swim the width of the pool without assistance.
  • Advanced Beginner – Advanced beginners will work on freestyle skills with proper rhythmic breathing.  The backstroke will also be introduced.  Because of teaching techniques, all children 6 and over who are very beginners will be in a special group of Advanced beginner
    • Goal:  To swim freestyle with proper breathing the width of the pool.
  • Intermediate – The Intermediate level is designed to refine freestyle stroke efficiency and endurance to swim 25 yards (the length of the pool).  The backstroke and diving are also elements of this level.
    • Goal:  To swim 25 yards both of freestyle and backstroke using proper technique.
  • Advanced – Advanced swimmers will work on elements of competitive swimming.  In addition to more refining of freestyle and backstroke, Advanced students will work on breaststroke, butterfly, starts, and turns.
    • Goal – The successful Advanced student will be ready for competitive swimming.


Still not sure which level to register your child?  Make your best guess.  All students will receive a brief evaluation on the first day of lessons and necessary adjustments will be made.

Have questions about Little Bears 2011? Contact Ursinus College Swimming

When & Where

Ursinus College
601 East Main Street
Collegeville, PA 19426

Monday, March 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM - Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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