Battle Creek Central High School
Congratulations to Bill Lapham!
Bill was awarded the 2017 Professional Calhoun County Association of School Board Members Educator Award at Union City High School on April 26, 2017.
In attendance were Kimberly Carter - BCPS Superintendent (pictured), Catherine LaValley and Eric Jankowski - BCPS Board of Education members, and Terry Burleson.
Bear Cat Aquatic Team (BCAT)
BCAT is an age-group swim club out of the pool at Battle Creek Central. BCAT provides a range of aquatic activities including learn-to-swim lessons for 5-10 year olds and a competitive swim team for ages 6-18. We offer an 11-lane pool with shallow and deep ends, 2 diving boards, and a trained and quality number of coaches and instructors. BCAT provides quality swim instruction for citizens and families in the greater Battle Creek area and surrounding communities.
*Enclosed you will find our information and fee structure for the Spring session of Learn-To-Swim lessons and our BCAT swim team. *
Learn-to-swim: This program is for new swimmers (ages 6-10) looking to learn the basics of floating, swimming, and general pool safety. Classes run in 3-week sessions. 40 Min, 2 times per week. The cost is $35 per 3 week session. The student-to-instructor ratio will never be more than 4-1.
Navy Group: This is an advanced group of children (ages 6-10) that have moved out of Learn-to-swim and wish to explore swim club and competitive swimming. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted on both their front and back. Practices will be 3 days/week for 1 hour. The cost is $70/ 7 week session.
Gold Group: This group wishes to pursue competitive swimming more and loves the water! They will attend practice 4 days per week for 1 hour. The cost is $95/ 7-week session.
Senior Group: This is a group of experienced competitive swimmers 7th grade through high school. This group will train 5 days per week for 90 minutes with additional training as needed. The cost is $120/7-week session.
Session 1 (SPRING) : Spring session starts Monday, April 10th. For Navy, Gold, and Senior group, the focus will be stroke technique and basic stroke drills to improve efficiency and create good habits. This session ends May 26th.
Learn-To-Swim: Lessons will run Mon/Wed from 6:10-6:50 through the 26th of April. Another session will begin immediately on May 1st and run until May 17th.
Navy Group: Practice is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 5:00PM-6:00 PM.
Gold Group: Practice is Monday-Thursday from 5:00-6:00 PM.
Senior Group: Practice is Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:00 PM.
--Please note, all spring sessions are for practice, drills, and improvement only. The competitive season will start with the Summer Session.--
To sign-up: please RSVP to Rob Brownell via text to (269)317-2994. You can also email Rob at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Child’s name, age, parent/guardian name, and what group you are interested in on the text or email.
Please go to the Athletic page and look at the schedule! We would love to see you come and support our bearcats!
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Please take advantage of our Online Gradebook System called SKYWARD. Contact your childs academy to get log in information. Stay informed. This shows grades and attendance. Lets work together to make our bearcats successful