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posted: 4/9/2013 11:26 AM

Swimming clinics offered for competitive swimmers

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Submitted by District 214 Community Education

District 214 Community Education is now accepting registration for the Spring Stroke Clinic and Summer Swim Clinic for swimmers ages 8 to high school age groups. Registration can be done online by going to

The Spring Stroke Clinic will be from 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays from May 13-June 6, at the Wheeling High School pool. This clinic will focus on the development of competitive stroke techniques and training strategies. Drills and technique instruction will be provided.

Each swimmer will be videotaped and will receive individual stroke analysis and feedback through a discussion and a written evaluation covering strengths and areas for improvement and continued growth.

Participants must be able to do all four competitive strokes. The fee for the Spring Stroke Clinic, class# CLIN1, is $105.

The Summer Swim Clinic will held from 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays from June 10-July 25, at the Elk Grove High School pool. The clinic will prepare swimmers to train in order to compete at age-appropriate levels. It will encourage continued growth, develop stroke mechanics, promote nutrition, set personal goals, and develop many other skills.

The fee for the Summer Swim Clinic, class# CLIN2, is $210.

"The clinics will offer our swimmers the chance to develop their skills, be part of a team and have fun at the same time," said Mike Field, director of District 214 Community Education. "Through our outstanding competitive swim program, our students are given the best opportunity to excel in something that will last a lifetime."

For information or questions, email Rob Lindgren, the swim program manager, at You can also contact Community Education at (847) 718-7700.