May 29, 2012. Appalachian State University Recreation and the aquatics department are now accepting registration for adult swim lessons! This six week program is open to community members, as well as students and faculty/staff members of ASU who are looking to learn or improve swimming skills. An assessment will be made at the first class to determine skill level; level concentrations include: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Whether you are a beginner or a competitive swimmer, this program is right for you!