All Sessions run Monday through Thursday. Instructor for each week is listed
Cost: Subject to review/change $55.00/member and $70.00/non-member.
Schedule: Monday – Thursday, with Friday reserved as a make-up day.
Levels 1 & 2 held from 9:00 -10:00am
Levels 1 – 4 (split-level class) held from 10:00 -11:00am
*Children enrolled in the slip-level class will be divided into two small groups, with no more than 5 children in each group. One group for levels 1 & 2, and one group for levels 3 & 4. Each small group will have one instructor.
Enrollment: Classes may be canceled if enrollment is not sufficient.
|I||6/29 – 7/2||Michelle Monroe|
|II||7/6 – 7/9||Lauren WInfield|
|III||7/13 – 7/16||Michelle Monroe|
|IV||7/20 – 7/23||Lauren WInfield|
Class Level Descriptions
Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills.
Purpose: Helps students feel comfortable in the water. Participants learn to: enter and exit water safely; submerge mouth, nose and eyes; exhale underwater through mouth and nose; open eyes underwater; pick up submerged object; change direction while walking or paddling; roll over from front to back and back to front with support; explore floating on front and back with support; and explore swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions with support.
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills.
Purpose: Gives students success with fundamental skills. Participants learn to: enter water by stepping or jumping from the side; exit water safely using ladder or side; submerge entire head; blow bubbles submerging head in a rhythmic pattern (bobbing); open eyes underwater; pick up a submerged object in shallow water; float on front and back; perform front and back glide; change direction of travel paddling on front or back; roll over from front to back, back to front; tread water using arm and leg motions (chest-
Level 3: Stroke Development.
Purpose: Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice. Participants learn to: jump into deep water from the side; dive from kneeling or standing position; submerge and retrieve an object in chest deep water; bob with the head fully submerged; perform rotary breathing in horizontal position; perform front and back glide using two different kicks; float on front and back in deep water; change from horizontal to vertical position on front and back; tread water using hand and leg movements; perform front and back crawl, butterfly-
Level 4: Stroke Improvement.
Purpose: Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills. Participants learn to: perform a dive from a standing or stride position; swim underwater; perform feet-
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