Department of Recreation and Wellness
Aquatics - Other Programs
Below are a variety of programs offered by the Bowling Green State University Aquatics Program for swimming activities that fit specific needs.
Not a great swimmer? No worries. BGSU Aquatic Program offers a variety of courses to help enhance your swimming abilities. Already know how to swim: Why not take a semester and receive a lifeguard certification? Or, sweat-it-out in the water with an aerobics class.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Course
PEG 2780 is a course to certify students as American Red Cross lifeguards. The class meets twice per week for 50 minutes. Included in this class are Lifeguard, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certifications.
PEG 2580 is a water aerobics class for individuals looking for exercise in the water with a social aspect.
PEG 2800-2820 is a swimming instruction course for all levels of skill.
Swimming Clubs and Teams
WET (Water Exercise Training)
WET, also known as Senior Swim, is a therapeutic aquatics program designed for seniors. WET has a positive effect on cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and joint flexibility, and is set in a social atmosphere. A Recreation and Wellness MEMBERSHIP is required for participation.
To register contact Dr. Geoffrey Meek:
Dr. Meek leads Senior Swim from 8:00AM-9:00AM, Monday through Thursday.