Novice Swimming

Course Description

An introduction to Physical Education through novice swimming. Skills and techniques for the non-swimmer will be covered. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness activity, novice stroke skills, survival methods, overcoming fear of water, and safety will be included. American Red Cross stroke standards will be followed but adaptations will be allowed based on physical ability, age, strength and gender. Students will review basic exercise physiology and nutrition appropriate to swimming.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13289 KNES 1A 01 ·····S· 10:00 AM-02:30 PM Mary Donahue POOLE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-07-09 to 2022-08-06.

Footnote Information

KNES-001A.01: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus for five weeks on Saturdays, from July 9th through August 6st. Please see class scheduled for days and times. Information about this novice swimming class can be found at:

Course Details

0.5 Units
Two hours laboratory (24 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


(See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.) Advisory: EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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