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.
Parent & Tot (6 Months to 3 Years of Age)
Parent & Tot is for children 6 months to 3 years of age. This is a time for you and your child to enjoy the pool area with another parent/tot participants. An instructor will be available to help answer questions.
3 and 4-year-olds will be in the water without a parent.
Instructors will help the child adjust to water focusing on child comfortably performing swimming skills with assistance.
Introduction to swimming in the larger area of the pool and performing most skills without assistance.
Children will perform floating and swimming completely on their own. Upon passing Preschool Level 3, the child would progress to Level 2.
Introduction to Water Skills. Children will learn to float on front and back. They will also learn the arm and leg movement for both front and back crawls. Must be 5 years old.
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.
Children will continue to perfect crawl stroke and backstroke 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.
The focus will be stroke improvement with crawl stroke, backstroke, and introduction to breaststroke and sidestroke. Children will continue to build endurance to swim the strokes for 50 meters to complete this level.
Children will continue to build swimming endurance with a focus on breaststroke, sidestroke, and an introduction to butterfly. They will need to be able to perform these strokes for 75 meters to complete this level.
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.