Slippery Rock University Aquatics


Slippery Rock University Aquatics

This group comprises students and faculty who are current or past students and faculty.

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Location: Slippery Rock, PA
Members: 345
Latest Activity: Aug 3

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Summer happenings 2014

Started by Robert E. Ogoreuc. Last reply by Ashley David Aug 3. 10 Replies

SRU aquatic students and alumniHope you are having a great summer Let us know what you have been up to this summer. A number of you have touched based and have done some great outreach in water…Continue

Emergency Medical Responder offered fall semester 2014!

Started by Robert E. Ogoreuc. Last reply by Ryan Muraco Jul 29. 1 Reply

The Physical and Health Education department is offering 61-237 Emergency Medical Responder for three credits. Earn the following certifications: EMR, CPR for Professional Rescuer/AED, Oxygen…Continue

Aquatic course offerrings summer and fall 2014 at SRU!

Started by Robert E. Ogoreuc Apr 14. 0 Replies

The following courses will be offered this Pre-session:Lifeguard InstructorStand Up PaddlingFall semester:Emergency Medical ResponderAquatic LeadershipWSIAquatic FundamentalsContinue

Scuba Presentation at the North Country Brewery

Started by Vincent Matthew Riddle Mar 10. 0 Replies

This upcoming Thursday which is the 13th, there will be a scuba presentation at the Brewery located on Main Street. It will begin at 7:00 p.m. Bob from The Dive Shop will be presenting information on…Continue

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Comment by Robert E. Ogoreuc on December 24, 2013 at 7:56am
Wishing all SRU students and alumni a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Comment by Vincent Matthew Riddle on November 26, 2013 at 8:11pm

Have a great Thanksgiving break everyone and be safe!

Comment by Vincent Matthew Riddle on November 26, 2013 at 8:11pm


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Comment by Robert E. Ogoreuc on November 26, 2013 at 6:48pm
Wishing all SRU Aquatic students and alumni a Happy Thanksgiving!
Comment by Jordan Zeunges on November 22, 2013 at 1:45pm

Hi all!  Hope everything is going well at the rock, miss it there.  I'm in my second year of teaching and Greater Latrobe High School and this year I took over the lifeguarding classes; I'm teaching 3 sections of it.  It's a totally different atmosphere when high school students actually want to be in class and are eager to learn--definitely a nice change of pace in my day.  :)  I've been browsing around to see if I could find any of the video's Mr. Ogoreuc showed during his aquatic classes about drownings, diving in shallow water, etc.   If anyone knows where to find some good ones feel free to share :)  I've exhausted my youtube searches and tried googling numerous terms but I can't find any that look familiar.. some are decent, but not as good as I remember seeing.  My email is  Thanks! 

Comment by Robert E. Ogoreuc on July 20, 2013 at 9:36am

Good to hear things are well on your end! Congrats on EMR certification. Great way to expand your experience as a lifeguard and first responder. Good luck in the lifeguard races! I just got back from the Jersey Shore and hope to head north to Lake Erie soon. Tell Bob North I said hello and hope to see you soon. Be safe and enjoy the summer!
Comment by Sam Swanseger on July 9, 2013 at 7:24am

Hello Everyone!

I have been quite busy this summer at Presque Isle State Park. I am in my second season of lifeguarding and recently completed my Emergency Medical Response Training last month. As a responder I am expected to respond to any incident or medical emergency on the park as needed. I also have been trained to respond from our ATV which is a nice switch from sitting on the beach all day. It really is a great job and I always have Lifeguard Olympics to look forward to every Saturday morning. We just recently did a run swim run relay event in which I ran the last leg and got second place for my zone.

Other than that I really need to start job hunting. I don't want to be stuck with nothing to do. It has been difficult to find a job. Companies will say that it is an entry position, yet in the requirements they want at least 3 years of experience, which kind of negates what they said in the first place.

I hope all is well with every else! Bob come visit PI ASAP!

Comment by Robert E. Ogoreuc on July 7, 2013 at 8:14am
Congratulations Robert Peterson, SRU Swimmer and US Navy SEAL veteran on being named to SRU Athletic Hall of Fame for 2013!
Comment by Robert E. Ogoreuc on June 24, 2013 at 8:46pm
Good to hear all is well! Can't wait for the arrival of the twins. Get some rest while you can. The SRU aquatic family grows.
Comment by Scott Hendry on June 24, 2013 at 8:11pm

Summer for me means crazy busy with camps, lifeguard classes and mass hiring, and tons of swim lessons. Along with preparing for the birth of our twins towards the end of the summer.

Way to go Adam Katchmarchi for making Slippery Rock Aquatics proud!



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