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The Bishop Bubbles program is being improved for the 2015-2016 sessions. If you are already in the Bishop Bubbles database (if you have previously participated in the Bishop Bubbles program), you will receive an email when registration opens, most likely in September. If you wish to get on the mailing list for the email, please contact us at bishopbubbles@owu.edu.

What is Bishop Bubbles?

Bishop Bubbles is the finest learn-to-swim program in Delaware, Ohio. The program was designed to provide the Delaware community with an established and well-tested learn-to-swim program. Lessons are taught by knowledgeable and experienced Ohio Wesleyan University swimmers and staff who have a passion for aquatics and childhood education.

How Does it Work?

The program is designed for children ages four years and older, organized into seven goal-oriented levels. Each level is designed to teach children how to be safe around water for a lifetime. A variety of well-tested techniques are taught, which aim to increase a child’s comfort and proficiency in the water.

What Makes Bishop Bubbles Different from Other Programs?

When teaching a motor-skill activity like swimming, it is essential that children receive individual attention and feedback. We can proudly boast a ratio of one instructor for every five students. This program also excels because of its focus on aquatics, and aquatics alone, and because it utilizes quality instructors who have a personal passion for swimming.  Our goal is not revenue-maximization: It is community service and the promotion of aquatic safety and lifetime fitness.

When Are the Lessons? NEW THIS YEAR!

In order to accommodate more families we have gone to a choice of days schedule in place of our two time slots in the past. Classes within each session will be either Monday and Wednesday (A track) or Tuesday and Thursday (B track). You may not register for part of A and part of B within the same session.

Session #1 A
Monday and Wednesday
November 2-18, 2015
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #2 A
Monday and Wednesday
January 18 - February 3, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #3 A
Monday and Wednesday
February 15 - March 2, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #4 A
Monday and Wednesday
March 21 - April 6, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #1 B
Tuesday and Thursday
November 3-19, 2015
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #2 B
Tuesday and Thursday
January 19 - February 4, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #3 B
Tuesday and Thursday
February 16 - March 3, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN
Session #4 B
Tuesday and Thursday
March 22 - April 7, 2016
6:45-7:15 p.m.
Status: OPEN

How Much Does it Cost?

First child: $65/session ($50/session for OWU employees)
Each additional child: $20

Note: There is an applicable 15% discount for signing up for all four sessions when registration and payment is received when postmarked before October 16, 2015.

New Facility Fee: For each session there is a $3/child fee that goes toward lifeguards and facility maintenance. To be added on after all discounts.

Registration and Payment

We will be returning to “snail mail” registration to cut down on complications with communication and payment. We will be sending an email with the registration form attached. Be aware, you will not be registered until the form and payment is received. At that time you will receive a confirmation email that you are registered. If you are new and have not received an email and would like to register, please contact us at bishopbubbles@owu.edu.

Note: Please check the website to be sure that the session and track that you are registering for are open. This will be updated as session and tracks become full.

Make checks payable to: Ohio Wesleyan Swimming & Diving

Return payment and registration form to:

Ohio Wesleyan University Swimming & Diving
Attn: Bishop Bubbles
Edwards Gymnasium
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015

Contact

Administrator: Bishop Bubbles Staff
Email: bishopbubbles@owu.edu
Address: 150 S. Henry St., Delaware, OH, 43015