• Aquatics

Paddling Panthers

The Tuesday/Thursday session will end on Thursday, April 25th.


Paddling Panthers swim lessons include all levels of the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program. Lessons are taught by American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors. All participants in this program will be assessed on the first day of class to ensure proper class level enrollment. Available to family members of UNI students, faculty, staff, and alumni.


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Session Options

Session dates and times are as follows: Sessions are comprised of 8 lessons each. Parent/Child and Preschool are 30 minutes in length, Levels 1-6 are 40 minutes in length. All summer sessions are Monday through Thursday for two weeks.

Paddling Panthers Lesson Fees

UNI Students, Staff, Faculty, & WRC paid users:

One Child: $50 per session

UNI Alumni:

One Child: $50 per session

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Weather Policy

Inclement weather that includes lightning will require the closing of the pools. The pools will close when a storm is in the area. You may choose to call the WRC prior to driving to the building. Please call the main welcome desk at (319) 273-2413 for information concerning lessons and severe weather closures. Unless the university and/or the WRC is closed we will continue lessons with dry land training.

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