Youth Swim Lessons
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Parent Child Classes- Ages 6 to 36 months
Age 6-12 months with parent. An introduction to water, including safe exploration. Utilizes increased motor development of child to add basic water skills using songs and games.
Age 13-36 months with parent. Children add more exploration and begin using arms and legs in class upon cue from parents.
Preschool Classes- Ages 2 1/2 to 5
Age 2 1/2-5 Beginner. An easy approach to first lessons without mom or dad.
Age 3-5 Beginner. This class is an introduction to water. The student will learn movement through the water with the aid of floatation devices. They will learn basic water and boating safety.
Age 3-5 Intermediate. This class will concentrate on basic buoyancy skills and building endurance. Students will learn floating, gliding, the paddle stroke and breath control.
Age 3-5 Intermediate/Advanced. The students will increase their endurance on front and back and begin to concentrate on front crawl with rotary breathing, treading water, and underwater swimming will be introduced.
Age 3-5 Advanced. At this level, students will increase their endurance by swimming longer distances. They will learn the back crawl and elementary backstroke. Boating safety and basic synchronized swimming skills will also be a component.
Youth Swim Lessons- Ages 6 and up
Age 6-12 Beginner. Swimmers will be introduced to the water, and be taught floating, gliding, kicking, rhythmic breathing, and learn new games. Victim/danger recognition and beginner synchronized swimming skills will be taught.
Age 6-12 Beginner. At this level, the swimmers will increase their endurance levels, learn the front and back somersault, and be taught the front crawl with rotary breathing.
Age 6-12 Intermediate. Swimmers will be introduced to the scissors kick and back crawl, extend the amount of time they can float, and enhance their synchronized swimming and First Aid skills. Students should be able to swim the front crawl 25 yards to enroll in this class.
Age 6-14 Intermediate. Students will increase their distance swimming the front and back crawls. They will learn the dolphin kick, breaststroke kick, and the elementary backstroke. More First Aid and synchronized swimming skills will be taught. Students should be able to swim 25 yards of the front and back crawl to register for this class.
Age 6-14 Advanced. Students will work on refining their strokes and increasing their endurance with starts and turns. Students should be able to swim 200 yards of front crawl and 50 yards of each other stroke to register for this class.
Private and Semi-private lesson are also available for youth and adults. Please see the Service Center for more details.