Registration under way for spring programs at the Helen P. Brown Natatorium - March 01, 2011

Record Number: 7234
Displayed from: Mar 01, 2011 , until: May 31, 2011

Registration is under way for spring swim lessons, water exercise classes and lifeguard training at the Helen P. Brown Natatorium, 3601 S. Calhoun St. Swim lessons at the Natatorium are offered to children beginning at age 3 with the parent tot program and go through adults with the adult and teen swim class. American Red Cross school-age swim lessons are offered to children ages 6 and up. Classes meet once a week for eight weeks beginning Monday, March 7. There are no classes during Fort Wayne Community Schools' spring break, April 4-9. Shallow water and deep water cardio classes are offered twice a week. New this year is a mommy and me fitness class for adults and children ages 6-36 months. Exercise classes begin Monday, March 7, and last eight weeks. There are no classes during Fort Wayne Community Schools' spring break, April 4-9. Also available at the Natatorium is the International Lifeguard Training Program by Ellis & Associates. The certification includes CPR, First Aid and water rescue techniques. Participants must be at least 15 years old and must be able to swim 200 yards using the front crawl and breaststroke, dive for a 10-pound brick and tread water for two minutes with legs only. Classes are held in May and June. Registration for programs at the Natatorium must be done in person and paid for with cash or check. For more information, call 467-2660 or visit the Natatorium's Web page at www.fortwayneschools.org/natatorium/natatorium.php.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.