Summer 2017 Classes

All members of the Cornell community and area residents are welcome to take summer Physical Education classes. Most students take summer Physical Education classes as non-credit classes.

Students who wish to take summer Physical Education classes for credit, or as a requirement for graduation, must obtain a letter of permission from the Physical Education Office and must take that letter to the Summer Continuing Education Office to register.

Students should complete registration at a time that does not interfere with the scheduled class time.  If necessary, you should attend the first class before completing registration.

Students taking a Summer PE class for credit must sign up in 305 Helen Newman Hall starting April 10th, 2017.

Payment is due at registration by check, credit card, or money order.

Learn about all aspects of Summer Session and review the policies.  

Students taking a Summer Session PE course for credit only need to pay the University one credit tuition fee ($1360).

PE Office Hours: M-F 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

For questions please contact Patty (par2@cornell.edu) or Brigitta (bar28@cornell.edu)

NO CLASSES ON TUES, JULY 4TH.

Registration Dates for Summer 2017 Physical Education Classes

Register for credit classes Begins Monday, April 10 in 305 Helen Newman Hall
Register for non-credit classes
3-week session:
6-week session:
NON-CREDIT participant registration only go here: Rectrac.pe.cornell.edu
Begins Monday, May 1 in 305 Helen Newman Hall
Begins Tuesday, May 30 in 305 Helen Newman Hall

Three-Week Session – May 31 to June 23, 2017

PE 1100 - Beginning Swimming

Introduction and practice in the basic skills necessary to pass the Cornell swimming proficiency test. This course is designed for the non-swimmer. Students will be instructed in proper technique of front and back floats, front crawl and elementary backstroke. Students will receive both shallow and deep water instruction.

Helen Newman Pool   M/T/W/R/F 8:00-9:00AM

Course Fee: $100.00

PE 1321 - Recreational Golf

You MUST have golf experience and should own a set of clubs. Locker rental is available. Play any day of the week. To receive credit you must play ten rounds of at least nine holes, ten different days (18 holes on one day DOES NOT constitute 2 rounds). The course fee covers a Three-Week membership. Students may play between May 31st and June 23nd. Contact Robert Trent Jones Golf Course for more information. 

The Recreational Golf Pass is good for the 3-week session ONLY!  Enrollment Restricted to Cornell Students and Student Spouses.

Cornell Golf Center, Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

Course Fee: $250.00

6-Week Session – June 26 to August 4, 2017

PE 1100 - Beginning Swimming

Introduction and practice in the basic skills necessary to pass the Cornell swimming proficiency test. This course is designed for the non-swimmer. Students will be instructed in proper technique of front and back floats, front crawl and elementary backstroke. Students will receive both shallow and deep water instruction. (Start 6/27)

Teagle Hall Pool   T/W/R 3:30-4:30PM

Course Fee: $100.00

PE 1104 - Swimming Conditioning

Prerequisite: Reasonable swimming ability. Introduction and practice in different types of training methods. Final objective: 2500 yards in one class period. This is primarily a conditioning and not an instructional course. (Start 6/26)

Teagle Hall Pool   M,T,W,R 7:30-8:30 AM

Course Fee: $100.00

PE 1160 - Latin Dance

This introductory survey course teaches individual and partnered Latin dance movement and rhythmic interpretation. Movements, step patterns, phrases and combinations are taught in lines moving across the floor. These movements are then modified and integrated into couple dancing. Dance techniques include Latin body movement, isolations and lead-follow. Genres include Salsa/Son, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue, Rueda de Casino, Comparsa and Afro-Latin traditional genres such as Rumba Cubana and Makuta. Class is taught in bare feet. Participants should bring a water bottle and dress in comfortable, fitted attire suitable for movement. This class is gender-free for the partner component: each student is free to learn the lead or follow role. No partner sign-up required. (Start 6/27)

Helen Newman Hall Dance Studio   T/R 7:25-8:55PM

Course Fee: $100.00

PE 1321 - Recreational Golf

You MUST have golf experience and should own a set of clubs. Locker rental is available. Play any day of the week. To receive credit you must play ten rounds of at least nine holes, ten different days (18 holes on one day DOES NOT constitute 2 rounds). The course fee covers a Six-Week membership. Students may play between June 26th and August 4th. Contact Robert Trent Jones Golf Course for more information. 

The Recreational Golf Pass is good for the 6-week session ONLY!  Enrollment Restricted to Cornell Students and Student Spouses.

Cornell Golf Center, Robert Trent Jones Golf Course 

Course Fee: $250.00

PE 1335 - Introduction to Water Skiing

An introductory course for beginning water skiers. The class is conducted from Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 East Shore Drive, on Cayuga Lake. Transportation, skis, ropes and life vests are provided. Students must be able to swim.

Section 1: Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 E. Shore Drive   T 4:00-7:00PM (Start 6/27)
Section 2: Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 E. Shore Drive   R 4:00-7:00PM (Start 6/29)

Course Fee: $300.00

PE 1445 - Outdoor Beginning Tennis

Instruction and practice in the basic skills of the game, including grip, serve, forehand, backhand, and volley. Scoring methods are taught. All equipment is furnished.

Appel Commons Tennis Courts   T/R 4:30-6:00PM (Start 6/27)

Course Fee: $100.00

PE 1480 - Introduction to Small-Boat Sailing

Prerequisite: Swimming proficiency test. This course teaches the basic skills necessary to sail small boats safely and competitively. The Vanguard 420 sailboat is used. Transportation is provided. Students must be able to swim.

Section 1: Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 E. Shore Drive   S 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (Start 7/1)
Section 2: Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 E. Shore Drive   S 2:00-5:00 PM (Start 7/1)
Section 3: Merrill Family Sailing Center, 1000 E. Shore Drive   U 10:00 AM-1:00 PM (Start 7/2)

Course Fee:$290.00

 

Outdoor Education

PE 1702 - Outdoor Yoga - 3 Week Session

Interested in yoga? Enjoy the outdoors? How about combining both? This course, an introduction to yoga, will take place at various outdoor locations so that participants can benefit from yoga instruction and the enjoyment of being outside. Transportation is included with the class.

May 31 - June 23, 2017 - Bartels Hall B01   MTWR 11 AM - 12:30 PM

For more information: https://coe.cornell.edu/summer-2017-pe-classes

Course Fee:

$240

 

 

PE 1675 - Stand Up Paddleboarding - Summlate Session

SUP - Try paddling standing up. We are excited to show you how much fun you can have on stand up paddleboards.  Experience Cayuga Lake from a new vantage point.  Stay active and engage your whole body. Learn something fun in a small group setting. Our instructors will teach you all the basics including: stance, paddling technique, turning, and more. No previous paddling experience is necessary but you must be a comfortable recreational swimmer to take this course.

June 13 - July 18 2017 - Bartels Hall B01   T 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

For more information: https://coe.cornell.edu/summer-2017-pe-classes

Course Fee:

$225