Skip to main content
Photo of a student studying in a library

Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes. We are committed to providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Physical Education - PE 106

Beginning Swimming

2 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
1 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

This course is for the student who has little or no skill and knowledge of swimming techniques. Fundamental instruction in the basic swimming strokes, including front crawl, back crawl, elementary back stroke, side stroke, elementary diving and water safety skills will be introduced.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Perform the elementary backstroke, breaststroke, back crawl, front crawl, and sidestroke.
  • Perform simple dives from poolside.
  • Perform elementary forms of water safety.
  • Explain various fitness principles as they relate to exercising purposefully and safely.
  • Produce desired physical changes through training that are measureable.
  • Perform various exercises in class to develop an interest and knowledge about training the body in different ways.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; PHYSICAL EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 106145901Beginning SwimmingMC2Papineau M9/12/0Open$37.00M W  03:00 PM-03:54 PM PEPOOL

Winter; 2022; PHYSICAL EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 106115902Beginning SwimmingMC2Papineau M9/12/0Open$37.00M W  03:00 PM-03:54 PM PEPOOL

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday