2019 Swim Lesson Registration

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2019 Swim Lesson Registration


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  1. As recommended by the American Red Cross, we limit class sizes in order to provide a safe, manageable student-teacher ratio (typical: Level 1-3: 8 or less students, level 4-6: 10 or less students/instructor). We will try to accommodate your first choice but reserve the right to assign 2nd and 3rd choice. (Earlier postmark will get higher priority.)

  2. Private swim lessons are also available with the Lifeguard of your choice. Please contact the individual Lifeguard this summer to set these up. Your swim dues do not cover private lessons.

  3. For more information please visit the American Red Cross website http://www.redcross.org/services/hss/resources/upswim.html

  4. Parents and children: Please stay behind the white fence during lessons. If you intend to stay and swim after lessons are finished, please remember to sign in at the front desk. Thank you for your cooperation.

Level Descriptions:

PCA: Parent and Child Aquatics A&B.  Parents and children (ages 6 months up to 5 years) learn together to increase a child’s comfort level in the water and build basic skills such as arm/leg movement and breath control.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills.  Orientation to aquatic environment and skills (enter/exit pool, float, etc.) creates a sound foundation.

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills.  Expand aquatic locomotion on front, back and side.

Level 3: Stroke Development.  Develop confidence and competency in strokes and safety skills.  Introduce butterfly.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement.  Improve strokes.  Introduce breaststroke and backstroke.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement.  Refine all strokes.  Introduce diving.

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency.  Focus on skills in four topic areas (lesson focus will depend on mix of participant preference)

o    Level 6a: Lifeguard Readiness

o    Level 6b Personal Water Safety

o    Level 6c Fitness Swimmer

o    Level 6d: Fundamentals of Diving