Fall Classes

MRD Swim Lessons
Learn to Swim lessons are offered on Tuesdays & Thursday in January, February & April for 3 different sessions.  Saturday session runs from January - March.  Also, an Adult Swim Class will be offered in April. Please click on the Swim Lessons tab to the left for a full list of classes offered. 

Stroke Clinic
Total immersion stroke clinic. The Montrose Recreation District and the Montrose Marlins will be offering a stroke clinic. This class is designed for the competitive swimmer ages 5 and up. It will cover all four strokes, body mechanics and techniques. These clinics are perfect for the competitor who would like to make their strokes more efficient.
  • Dates: March 23 - 26
  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Fee: $40 or $10 drop-in fee
  • Times: 
    • Ages 6 - 13: 5:00 - 6:00 pm (#7272)
    • Ages 14+: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (#7273)
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED for the Lay Responder
The purpose of this class is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical care arrives. This revised course offers a new 2 year certification for both CPR and First Aid. 
  • Instructor: American Red Cross Instructor
  • Location: MRD Omni Room
  • Session I: Saturday, February 7 (Register by January 23)(#7274)
    • Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • This is blended learning course that includes a combination of an online test and is followed up with an in person CPR skills session. Access to a PC is highly recommended. 
    • Fee: $60 ($27 fee will be collected by the American Red Cross at the time you register for the online portion.)
  • Session II: Saturday, March 14 (Register by February 28) (#7275)
    • Time: 9 am - 3 pm
    • This is a traditional classroom course
    • Fee: $80
Lifeguard Training
This class is offered to individuals 15 years and older. It will teach all the skills necessary to become a professional lifeguard including CPR, First Aid, and all the rescue techniques. Required pre-test is a 300 meter swim (12 lengths), two minute water tread without hands, and retrieving a ten pound brick from the bottom of the pool 9 feet or deeper.
  • Dates & Times: 
    • Wednesday, April 8: 3:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Saturday, April 11: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Wednesday, April 15: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, April 18: 8:00 - 11:00 am
    • Wednesday, April 22: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Fee: $100 ($7276)
Water Safety Instructor Course
This American Red Cross Water Safety Course provides instructor candidates the training needed to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. Participants develop their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate the progress of participants. *Must be 16 years or older.
  • Dates & Times:
    • Tuesday, May 12: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Thursday, May 14: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, May 16: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Tuesday, May 19: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Thursday, May 21: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Fee: $130 (#7318)