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The mission of the School of Kinesiology is to provide educational opportunities related to movement and health, provide leadership experiences through service and promote the total well-being of students; not only for a career, but for a lifetime. The Kinesiology faculty strive to Build Fearless Champions within our two departments of Health and Human Performance and Sport Science. Please continue to scroll to see the degrees and programs offered.

2021 Summer Swim Lessons Program

Swim Lessons are back at Tarleton! All sessions will meet eight times for 45 minutes per session Monday-Thursday each week at the Tarleton heated indoor pool in the Wisdom Gym on the campus of Tarleton State University (Friday will be used as a bad weather day only). 

Fee is $65 per session and each child will receive a Tarleton Swimming T-Shirt.

Session 1 - June 1 - June 10

Session 2 - June 14 - June 24

Session 3 - June 28 - July 8

8:00am – 12:00pm daily (45 minute sessions)

Session 1- The first week will be Tuesday-Friday and the second week Monday-Thursday.

Session 2 and 3 will be Monday through Thursday.

Lessons will be offered on five skill levels:


Level 1-preschool 4 yr. olds (Introduction to Water Skills)

Level 2-Beginner (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) Not afraid of water or putting face into water.

Level 3-Advanced Beginner (Stroke Development) Be able to swim crawl stroke full length of pool (25 yds.) without stopping, underwater swim (5 yds.), tread water (1 min.).

Level 4-Intermediate (Stroke Improvement) Be able to swim back stroke, breast stroke, crawl stroke (50 yds.), tread water (1 min.), underwater swim (5 yds.)

Endurance swim-5 min

Level 5-Swimmer (Stroke Refinement) Be able to swim back stroke, breast stroke, crawl stroke (100 yds.), underwater swim (10 yds.), tread water (1 min.), endurance swim (5 min.).

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