Classes & Activities

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Lap Swimming

Year Round

Adults can utilize our lanes for lap swimming and exercise any hour the facility is open.

Water Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

These classes are one-hour long, medium intensity aerobic workouts. Tuesday and Thursday mornings class is held in the deep end area and all other classes are held in the four-foot lap lanes.

Day and Time: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 7:30- 8:30 AM, Tuesday & Thursday • 8:30 - 9:30 AM (deep water) & Monday - Friday • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Prenatal & Post-Partum Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

This class is designed for expectant mothers and new mothers who would like to begin or continue an exercise routine.

Day and Time: 
Monday - Friday • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Adaptive Aquatics

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Come and bring your child of exceptional needs to this fun and safe environment. Facilitated by our trained staff, Adaptive Aquatics will reinforce basic water safety in the presence of fun and exciting games.

Day and Time: 
Friday • 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Lifeguard Certification Course

September 2 - 20

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to recognize and eliminate common aquatic hazards, accidents and injuries. Participants must be at least 15 years of age and have excellent swim skills. Includes training and certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Class space is limited. 

Program Fee: 
$250
Program Fee Includes: 
Lifeguard training manual, pocket mask and certification cards
Day and Time: 
Tuesday & Thursday • 6:00 - 9:00 PM & Saturday • 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th Street, Arcata
Notes: 
Please be prepared to participate in swimming pre-test. Makeup class sessions cost $40.00 per hour. Please call the Arcata Community Pool for more information and to register • (707) 822-6801

Private Kayak Instruction

Wednesdays

Instruction Includes equipment basics, entering and exiting a kayak, and the essentials of a combat roll. Skills are taught based on participant’s level of experience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. 

Program Fee: 
$40 per session
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayaks and all necessary gear
Day and Time: 
Wednesdays • 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool
Notes: 
Students can stay until 9:00 PM to practice

Drop-In Kayak Roll Session

Wednesdays

This open pool time gives patrons an opportunity to practice basic kayak techniques including paddle strokes, bracing, and the combat roll. Equipment is available to a limited number of people on a first-come, first-served basis. Others may bring their own equipment.

Prerequisite: 
Minimum Age: 15 (parent/guardian must be present for participants under 18)
Drop-In Fee: 
$10
Day and Time: 
Wednesdays • 7:30 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool
Notes: 
Please call the Arcata Community Pool to register

Emergency Medical Technician Certification

January 20 - May 12

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People's lives often depend on their quick reactions and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. This class provides entry level knowledge and skills, as well as testing strategies for the national exam and information on how to obtain and maintain national, state and local licenses and certifications.
 

Prerequisite: 
18 years of age, CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
Program Fee: 
$325 HSU Students • $365 All Others
Materials Needed: 
Current EMT book. Recommended: Workbook and Online/eBook resources.
Day and Time: 
Mondays &Tuesdays • 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
Contact hsuemt@gmail.com for any additional information.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

February 1
This six-hour course is the highest level of CPR offered and is designed for first responders and health-care professionals to help care for victims in the event of an emergency. The course contents include recognizing an emergency, legal obligations, preventing disease transmission, working with different breathing barriers for resuscitation, and learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certificate in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Program Fee: 
$70 HSU Students • $85 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center Lounge

Cooking 101 – Cooking for College Students

February 4
You don’t have to be a celebrity chef to prepare food that is healthy and quick. Learn the basics of nutritious dorm or off-campus cooking. In this workshop, participants will learn how to steam, sauté, bake and boil, spice up meals with a few herbs and spices, and make great meals with just a few ingredients. Includes recipes.
 
Program Fee: 
$5
Day and Time: 
Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 122

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