Youth Swim Refresher Course offered at Reid pool

A Youth Swim Refresher Course will be offered this month 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 7:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, March 16-18, 23-25. 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 or to register, call the Office of Continuing and Professional Education at 828-227-7397 or visit