Physical Education Classes

The classes are pass/fail and not for credit, and most are tuition-free. Students can enroll in any of the courses listed below at the Registrar’s Office.

PHYE 110: Lifeguarding: Taught by Vadim Tashlitsky (tashlitsky@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets the second eight weeks of the semester. Upon completion, the student earns three American Red Cross Certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. There is a minimum of three and a limit of ten in the class. There is a pre-swim test. The class meets in the pool.  

PHYE 113: Beginning Skating: Taught by Carisa Zaban (zaban@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets the first eight weeks of the semester. This class averages around five students. It meets in the ice rink. Students must have their own hockey skates for the class.

PHYE 114: Beginning Tennis: Taught by Michael Raymond (raymond@lakeforest.edu)

This course runs the second eight weeks of the spring semester. The class meets at the Sports and Recreation Center.

PHYE 116: Beginning Racquetball: Taught by Mike Gilboe (gilboe@lakeforest.edu)

This course runs the second eight weeks of the fall semester. The class meets in the Sports and Recreation Center.

PHYE 117: Beginning Golf: Taught by Brian Bruha (bruha@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets the first eight weeks of the semester. It meets in the Sports and Recreation Center. Students must have their own golf clubs for the class.

PHYE 118: Beginning Swimming: Taught by Vadim Tashlitsky (tashlitsky@lakeforest.edu)

This course runs the first eight weeks of the fall semester. The class meets at the pool in the Sports and Recreation Center.

PHYE 123: Scuba: Contact Mike Gilboe (gilboe@lakeforest.edu)

Scuba is taught by instructors from Toucan Dive in Lake Villa. There is a fee with this course. Scuba certification takes place with three phases: self study/knowledge development and review, confined water dives where SCUBA skills are learned, and open water dives where the mastery of skills are demonstrated. The Lake Forest program is set up so the first two parts are covered at the College and then students conduct the third part separately for an additional fee either through Toucan or via referral to another shop to become a certified Open Water Diver through PADI.

PHYE 124: Red Cross CPR/First Aid: Taught by Mike Gilboe (gilboe@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets by arrangement. Upon completion the student earns certification in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid. This class is limited to ten. It meets in the Sports and Recreation Center. A fee is associated with the class for your certification card.

PHYE 126: Concepts of Health Education: Taught by Mike Gilboe (gilboe@lakeforest.edu) and Tam Tills (tills@lakeforest.edu)

This course is taught in conjunction with the Department of Education. The course’s primary objective is to teach elementary education majors the Illinois Board of Education Knowledge Indicators in the realm of Physical Education. This is a requirement for receiving an elementary education teaching license in Illinois. All elementary education majors must take this class. The class is limited to 20 students. There is a fee for copies of materials and for CPR/FA certification.                          

PHYE 128: Introduction to Athletic Training: Taught by Mike Gilboe (gilboe@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets by arrangement. The class emphasizes the basics of athletic training from preventative taping to first response injury. The addition of PHED 124 is recommended with this course. It meets in the Sports and Recreation Center. 

PHYE 130: Advanced Strength & Conditioning: Taught by Ashley Brown (abrown@lakeforest.edu) and Blake Theisen (theisen@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets for the whole semester. It emphasizes cardiovascular conditioning and free weight training for better health. It is a popular course averaging approximately 60 students. It meets in the Sports and Recreation Center.

PHYE 131: Beginning Strength & Conditioning: Taught by Blake Theisen (theisen@lakeforest.edu)

This course meets by appointment. It emphasizes cardiovascular conditioning and free weight training for better health. It is geared for those who do not have much experience with exercise. It meets in the Sports and Recreation Center.

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