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Register for lessons in person, or by calling 509-359-6923 or 359-4252. You can also email the Aquatic Center Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to request lessons. We offer both private and group lessons throughout the year. Group lessons are $7/30 minute class*. Private lessons are by arrangement and are $22/30 minute class. Semi-private lessons are also by arrangement and are $27.50/30 minute class.
Spring Swim Lesson Sessions 2023
- Session 22/23-10 MW 4/3-5/3 10 lessons $70
- TTH 4/4-5/4 10 lessons $70
- Sat 4/8-6/3 8 lessons $56
- Session 22/23-11 MW 5/8-6/7 9 lessons $63
- TTH 5/9-6/8 10 lessons $70
- Summer 2023 Mon-Thu 6/19-29 8 lessons $56
- MW 6/19-7/12 7 lessons $49 NO class 7/3
We register only one session at a time, to provide maximum flexibility in the schedule. This allows for accommodating changing needs of the customers.
Water Exercise is low to zero weight bearing and is great for aerobic exercise that won't punish your joints. Drop-In rate is $7.00 per day*. Registration rate is $6.00 per day
You can register for only the classes you are able to attend at $6.00/class! This rate is only applied when you register in advance for more than one day of class.
Register by phone: call the Aquatic Center at 509-359-6923 or 359-4252, or mail-in your check to EWU Aquatic Center WX, 337 Pavilion, Cheney WA 99004. In-person registration is still available. Registration is now open for Spring sessions below.
WX Sessions Spring 2023 -
MWF Session 22/23-11 4/3-4/28 8:30-9:30 AM 12 classes $72.00*
TTH 4/4-4/27 7:00-8:00 PM 8 classes $48.00
MWF Session 22/23-12 5/1-5/19 8:30-9:30 AM 9 classes $54.00
TTH 5/2-5/18 7:00-8:00 PM 6 classes $36.00
MWF Session 22/23-13 5/22-6/16 8:30-9:30 AM 11 classes $66.00
TTH 5/23-6/15 7:00-8:00 PM 8 classes $48.00
*Prices listed are for registered students. Drop-in price is $7/day.
Tues: Tuesdays 12:00-1:00 PM
Need to learn to swim, or just brush up on your technique? This program is for you! Stroke Clinic fulfills a course requirement, thus EWU students enrolled in Swim Time are no charge.
EWU Students $195
General Public $240
Dates: May 6-7 and 13-14 Saturday/Sunday 8-5 PM.. 32 hours total. Registration is now open.
All materials are online for free download upon enrollment. Call 509-359-6923 or register in person. Limit 10 students.
Instructor: Eli Bucklin LGI, EWU Lifeguard
Dates: April 15-16 and 22-23 . Saturday/Sunday 8-5 PM.. 32 hours. Registration is now open. Please call 509-359-6923 or 359-4252 to register, or drop by to register in person.
EWU Students $195
General Public $240
Certification to teach the Red Cross Learn to Swim program. Two year certification. Minimum age 16. Excellent swimming ability is required. Blended Learning course - online portion is required. Course materials are online via Red Cross Learning Center. Limit 10 students.
EWU Students $175
General Public $350
Dates: March 29-31. 20 hours, Limit 20. Registration is now open.
Wed/Thu 8-5 PM; Fri 8-12 PM
Certification to operate an aquatic facility (pool or water park). Five year certification through National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA). Call to register at 509-359-6923, or sign up at the Aquatic Center. Course materials are included upon paid registration. Limit 20 students.
EWU classes are offered in cooperation with a Dive Shop in Spokane. SCUBA is a great class for our exceptionally deep pool at 18'. Sign up with the EWU registrar for PHED 125 SCUBA Diving.
Wednesday night from 7 to 8:30 pm during the school year.
Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course - . Friday 5-9 PM. Sat/Sun 8-5 PM. 20 hours. Call 509-359-4252 or 509-359-6923 to be placed on the waiting list. Certification to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding program courses. 2 year certification. Must be 17 by last day of class and possess a basic level LGT certification. Exemplary Lifeguarding skills are required. $175 for EWU students, $225 for general public.
TBA. Friday 5-9 PM. Sat/Sun 8-5 PM. 20 hours. Red Cross or Ellis instructors may take this course as a bridge to BESTGuard Instructor. Authorization to teach the BESTGuard Lifeguard and Supervisor Courses. $125.00 Registration is now open. Call to register or drop in 509-359-4252 or 509-359-6923.