Fall Classes

MRD Swim Lessons
Learn to Swim lessons are offered Tuesday & Thursday mornings & evenings September - November, Saturday mornings October - December, and Home School Lessons Wednesday afternoons September -  November. Also, private and semi-private lessons are available. 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 6 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: August 10-13
  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Fee: $40 or $10 drop-in fee
  • Times: 
    • Ages 6 - 13: 5:00 - 6:00 pm (#7578)
    • Ages 14+: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (#7579)
Adult Stoke Clinic
This stroke clinic is offered just in time for those triathletes who want to shave a little extra time off their swimming for the Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon.
  • Dates: September 21-24 (#7716)
  • Days: Monday - Thursday
  • Fee: $40 or $10 drop-in fee
  • Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
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: Slide View Room
  • Session I: Saturday, Oct. 17 (Register by Oct 9) (#7717)
    Session II: Saturday, Nov. 14 (Register by Oct 30) (#7718)
    • Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 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. This will be a blended learning course with instruction both online and in the pool.  Students will be charged an additional $35 by the American Red Cross when enrolling for the online portion. Participants must be available to attend all in-person training sessions. 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:
    • Thursday, August 20; 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, August 22; 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Tuesday, August 25; 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Thursday, August 27; 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, August 29; 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fee: $130
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: TBA
  • Fee: $130