Parents and their young children will work on water adjustment skills while enjoying a safe, stimulating, play-oriented environment. Song, games, and toys are used to help children feel comfortable in the water. One parent per child will be required to be in the water and participate in the class. Lessons will be taught in the leisure pool. Swim diapers and swim suit must be worn by all infants while in the water.
Tots will learn basic water safety and beginner swimming skills while parents are taught how to help their child become more comfortable in the water. One parent per child is required to be in the water and participate in the class. Lessons will be taught in shallow water. All infants while in water must wear plastic pants or water diapers. Min. 4/Max. 16. Ages: 9 months-3 years
Come and bond with your child in a fun and innovative pool class. The class is open to children 5 months old to 4 years old who are accompanied in the pool by a parent, grandparent, or other caretaker. (Swim diapers required for those children still in diapers.) Basic water safety and beginning swimming skills will be taught using a variety of toys, games and songs. As a bonus, cardiovascular and muscle toning exercises for the parent will be incorporated into the class. It’s never too early to introduce your child to the importance of a regular fitness routine! Ages: 9mo-4 yrs w/parent
Designed for children who are comfortable in the water without their parents, this beginner course will work on gaining more confidence in the water and basic water safety. Children will be introduced to skills such as bubble blowing, front float, back float, kicking, arm movements, submersion and more. It is common for children to repeat this level until ready for Wave A. Min. 3/Max 5 (weekdays). Min. 3/Max. 8 (evening and weekends). Ages: 3-5 years
There are three levels in Wave A: Level I-Water Exploration, Level II-Primary Skills, and Level III-Stroke Readiness. A variety of skills will be taught. All children will be tested and grouped with others of comparable skills on the first day of class. It is not uncommon for children to spend more than one term in Wave A in order to complete the skill levels. Please consider this when registering for multiple lessons. Choose a time and a session that are appropriate for you and your child. Min. 8/Max. 32. Ages: 4-16
Level I–Water Exploration
Focuses on supported front and back floating, beginning arm movements, an introduction of safety skills, supported kicking on front and back, fully submerging face and more.
Level II–Primary Skills
Introduces unsupported floating with kicks, rhythmic breathing, freestyle, backstroke orientation, holding breath underwater and more.
Level III–Stroke Readiness
Includes improving skill competency, deep-water work, including elementary backstroke, treading water, front and backstroke, front and back glide and more.
Children must have completed Wave A or its equivalent before moving into Wave B. There are three levels in Wave B: Level IVStroke Development, Level V -Stroke Refinement and Level VIStroke Proficiency. A variety of skills will be taught. All children will be tested and grouped with others of comparable skills on the first day of class. It is not uncommon for children to spend more than one term in Wave B in order to complete the skill levels. Please consider this when registering for multiple lessons. Please note: weekday lessons are 7 classes, weekend lessons vary on the amount of classes. Choose a time and a session that are appropriate for you and your child. Min 8/Max 16. Ages: 5-16
Level IV–Stroke Development
Provides a solid reinforcement of the foundation strokes. Breaststroke is introduced and sidestroke is reinforced.
Intermediate survival skills and water safety are a focus for this level. Basic diving is introduced.
Level V-Stroke Refinement
Includes a review of backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke. Butterfly and surface dives are introduced. More advanced survival skills and water safety are also included in this level.
Level VI-Stroke Proficiency
Flip turns and endurance training are the main objectives of this level. In addition, racing starts from the blocks will be introduced. This class is a good preparation for children interested in joining the swim team.
Individual lessons provide one-on-one instruction for swimmers ages four to adult at any level. A participant may only sign up for one class of individual lessons per session. Due to the popularity of these lessons, we cannot accommodate requests for specific instructors. Only one makeup lesson will be permitted per session. Makeups are not permitted for missed or forgotten lessons. Individual swim lessons may be conducted during regular open swim hours. Ages: 4-18
Get a more advanced approach with these lessons. These are taught by swim team coaches and are for those swimmers and competitors looking to improve their stroke. Lessons are 30 minutes in length for a series of six lessons. Register for class and an instructor will call you within one week. If you need to reschedule a lesson made, you must give at least 24 hours notice. Ages 6+ Date and time varies. Instructor will contact participant by email.
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