Water Babies (ages 6 months to 12 months) and
WATER Toddlers (AGES 13 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS)This is a half hour class of water enjoyment for the parent/caregiver and child. The adults will be instructed on the proper holds and safety skills while helping the child become comfortable in a water environment. Participants will learn basic water skills such as blowing bubbles, arm paddling and the back float.
Guppies (ages 2.5 to 3 years)
This class is for children who are adjusted to the water but are not ready to sit for the Starfish I class indepently. The instructor will teach the same skills as in the beginner level with the added assistance of a Parent or caregiver in the water with the child.
This is an entry level class for children ages 3 and up with little or no water skills who can sit independently through a half hour swim lesson. This class is taught with a kickboard and noodle; no other flotation devices are used. The skills taught in this class include: proper kicking, arm movement, blowing bubbles and floating on the back. Class size is limited to 4 students.
This class is for children who have previously participated in a swim class and are comfortable keeping their face in the water for the skills taught. Children should be able to swim independently (doggie paddle) without the use of ANY flotation device. Skills to be taught include: Front and back streamline position as well as reinforced safety techniques. Class size is limited to 4 students.
Rays (Level 2)
This class is for children who swim comfortably and independently but lack any proper stroke. The focus of this class will be teaching the front crawl fundamentals; proper arm position and rotary breathing. Back crawl will be taught at this level. Children will learn to tread water efficiently. Class size is limited to 5 students.
Stingrays (Level 3)
The objective of this class will be improving the front and back crawl. This class is designed to help the child who may currently hold their breath or raise their head straight up to breathe. Bilateral breathing will be intro- duced. Students will be required to swim the width of our pool for dis- tance. Class size is limited to 5 students.
Sharks (Level 4)
Children entering this class should be able to swim both front and back crawl proficiently. The breast stroke will be taught at this level. This class will perform drills requiring the students to swim multiple widths of the pool Class size is limited to 5 students.
Dolphins (Level 5)
Children entering this level should be capable of swimming the front and back crawl as well as the breast stroke. Students will learn the butterfly stroke and fine tune all of the four competitive strokes. Students will be required to swim back and forth for the duration of the class. Class size is limited to 5 students.
Coached Swim Clinic (CSC)
This 45 minute class is designed for participants who can swim the 4 com- petitive strokes; Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly comfortably (not perfectly). Emphasis will be on building strength and endurance through distance trainning. Racing starts, turns, and diving will be taught as well.