Youth Swim Refresher Course to be offered

A Youth Swim Refresher Course will be offered in March by Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

Classes will be held in the pool at Reid Gymnasium from 6:25 to 7:20 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, March 4-6 and 11-13. The cost is $59.

A variety of skills will be covered in the classes, which are appropriate for children 5 and older. Classes will be taught by Michael Creason, a retired WCU faculty member who is certified by the American Red Cross to teach swimming to infants and children. Creason has been a swimming instructor for 34 years.

All participants will be required to read and agree to an assumption of risk waiver before taking part in the classes.

For more information, call 828-227-7397 or go to and select “Conferences and Community Classes.”