Swim Lessons

See below for level descriptions.



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LEVEL PREREQUISITES SKILLS TAUGHT
Juniors - Parent and Child Aquatics

Ratio: 1 to 10
Juniors are parent
and child 1-4 years of age
Parents and children learn to increase a child’s comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills. These classes are designed to meet the needs of participants of all ages.
Preschool Aquatics - Level I

Ratio: 1 to 5
3+ years of age
(4+ years of age is recommended - 3 year olds that are comfortable in the water are eligible for this level)
Enter/exit water using ramps, steps or slide, blow bubbles, submerge mouth, nose and eyes, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, front glide and back glide with recovery to a vertical position, back float, roll from front to back and back to front, arm and hand treading action, alternating and simultaneous leg action and arm actions on front and back, age appropriate water safety topics.
Preschool Aquatics - Level II

Ratio: 1 to 5
Successful completion of Preschool Level I Enter water by stepping in from deck or low height, exit water using ladder, steps or side, bobbing, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, front glide and back glide with recovery to a vertical position, front float, back float, roll from front to back and back to front, tread water using arm and leg actions, combined arm and leg actions on front, finning arm action on back and combined arm and leg actions on back, age appropriate water safety topics.
Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills

Ratio: 1 to 5
Open to children who
enter 5 year kindergarten
in the Fall of 2017.
Enter/exit water using a ramp, steps or side, blow bubbles, bobbing, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, front and back glides with recovery to a vertical position, back float, roll from front to back and back to front, treading water arm and hand actions, alternating and simultaneous leg and arm action on front and back, combined arm and leg actions on front and back, age appropriate water safety topics.
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Ratio: 1 to 6
Successful completion of Level 1 or Preschool Aquatics Level II Step or jump from the side into shoulder-deep water, exit water using ladder, steps or side, fully submerge and hold breath, bobbing, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, rotary breathing, front, jellyfish and tuck floats, front and back glide with recovery to vertical position, back float, roll from front to back and back to front, tread water, change direction of travel while swimming, combined arm and leg actions on front and back, finning arm action on back, age appropriate water safety topics.
Level 3 - Stroke Development

Ratio: 1 to 7
Successful completion of Level 2 Jump into deep water from the side, headfirst entry from the side in seated and kneeling positions, bobbing, rotary breathing, survival float, back float, tread water, push off in streamline position on front, then begin kicking, front crawl, elementary backstroke, flutter, scissors kick, breaststroke and dolphin kick, age appropriate water safety topics.

Level 4 - Stroke Improvement

Ratio: 1 to 7
Successful completion of
Level 3
Headfirst entry in compact and stride positions, feet first surface dive, swim underwater, tread water, survival swimming, front crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, back crawl, butterfly, sidestroke, open turns on the front and back, flutter and dolphin kicks on back, push off in streamlined position on back, then begin kicking, appropriate water safety topics.
Level 5 - Stroke Refinement

Ratio: 1 to 9
Successful completion of Level 4
Shallow angle dive into deep water, tuck surface dive, pike surface dive, tread water, sculling, front crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, back crawl, butterfly, sidestroke, front flip turn, backstroke flip turn, appropriate water safety topics.
Level 6 - Advanced Fitness Swimming and Personal Water Safety

Ratio: 1 to 9
Successful completion of Level 5


Surface dive and retrieve object from the bottom (7-10 feet deep), front crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, back crawl, butterfly, sidestroke, open turn and flip turns, 500 yard swimming, personal water safety.

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