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Learn to Swim (Residents only)

HOW TO REGISTER:

Online (click here) or In Person at Rec. Dept. (no mail-in)- Note registration dates

STUDENTS ARE TESTED BY THEIR INSTRUCTOR ON THE FIRST DAY!

Learn to Swim Level Descriptions

Parent & Tot  6 months - 3 years of age.  This is a time for you and your child to enjoy the pool area with other parent/tot participants.  An instructor will be available to help answer questions.

Preschool   3 and 4 year olds will be in the water without a parent.

  • Level 1 Instructors will help child adjust to water focusing on child comfortably   performing swimming skills with assistance.
  • Level 2 Introduction to swimming in the larger area of the pool and performing most skills without assistance.
  • Level 3 Children will perform floating and swimming completely on their own.  Upon passing Preschool Level 3, child would progress to Level 2 (see below).

Level 1 Introduction to Water Skills. Children will learn floating on front and back. They will also learn the arm and leg movement for both front and back crawls. Must be 5 yrs. old

Level 2 Children will continue to build up their stroke strength focusing on rotary breathing with crawl stroke.  They will also work on improving their kick and backstroke.  They will need to be able to perform these strokes for 15 meters to pass this level.

Level 3 Children will continue to perfect crawl stroke and back stroke while building endurance to be able to swim the entire length of the pool with proper strokes.  They will need to be able to perform these strokes for 25 meters to complete this level.

Level 4 Focus will be stroke improvement with crawl stroke, back stroke, and introduction to breast stroke and side stroke.  Children will continue to build endurance to swim the strokes for 50 meters to complete this level.   

Level 5 Children will continue to build swimming endurance with focus on breast stroke, side stroke, and an introduction to butterfly.  They will need to be able to perform these strokes for 75 meters to complete this level. 

Level 6 Focus on stroke refinement for all strokes and endurance work.  Students will focus on swimming 500 meters of multiple strokes without tiring.  They will need to be able to perform these strokes for 100 meters to complete this level. 

 *STUDENTS ARE TESTED BY THEIR INSTRUCTOR ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS TO ENSURE PROPER PLACEMENT- American Red Cross affiliated.

*** ALL CLASSES WILL REVIEW WATER SAFETY AND RULES ***

WEEKDAY LESSONS: Monday-Friday

Session 1             June 11-June 22

Session 2             June 25-July 6               

Session 3             July 9-July 20

Session 4             July 23-August 3

Session 5              To be determined

*NEW! Parent/Tot Splash Time: Monday-Friday 8:30am-10:10am ($5) No direct instruction from pool staff, open swim for parents and children under 2 years of age

Registration Dates:

Session 1 & 2: Open reg. begins May 14*

*beginning June 8th the non-pool member price will go into affect

Session 3 -5: Open reg. begins June 18

Click here to register online or view times

EVENING PRIVATE LESSONS 

Evenings: June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 

July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 

Call or stop by the Rec Office or the BVFAC Front Desk to schedule your private lesson!

WEEKEND LESSONS -Parent/Tot & Preschool

Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21

Registration Dates: Open reg. begins May 14

WEEKEND LESSONS - (Levels 1 - 3)

Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21

Registration Dates: Open reg. begins May 14

* Students are tested by their instructor on the first day of class to ensure proper placement!

PLEASE NOTE: *Registration for each session will end at 12pm on the Friday before the Monday or Saturday start of each session, if there are openings you will be able to register on the session start date in person at Aquatic Center (late fee of $15 will be charged)