UMF Fitness and Recreation Center Offering Swim Clinic, Dec. 19-23

FARMINGTON, ME  (December 13, 2016)—The UMF Fitness and Recreation Center is running a high level Swim Stroke Clinic for intermediate to advanced swimmers. The clinic is open to the public and classes will be held at the University of Maine at Farmington FRC daily Monday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Dec. 23. Session I is from 7-8:30 a.m. and session II is  from 6-7:30 p.m.

This program is designed to provide highly technical training in the basic swim strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Participants should understand the basic concepts of the four strokes, have lap swimming experience and be able to swim 500 yards in 11-14 minutes.

Anyone interested can participate by the session or for the entire week. The cost for FRC members is $15 per session or $50 per week. The cost for non-members is $30 per session or $100 per week.

Joe Fowler, Farmington native and coach to the Olympic Development program for Team Santa Monica will be coaching the clinic. He will also be available for private lessons Dec. 26-30.

To register or for more information, contact Jennifer Pageot, UMF FRC assistant director and aquatic, health and safety educator at or 207-778-7437. You can also visit the website at

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