District 622 Community Education Youth Programs Youth Programs Summer 2017 - Page 17

SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

There is no better time to learn to swim than NOW !
Whether you are a new or returning student , our American Red Cross trained instructors will help develop water safety and swimming skills in a positive and fun learning environment .
Parent / Child Classes
( 6 months – 5 years with
30 minute classes
adult , child must wear swim diaper if not trained )
You will assist your child in developing water skills through games and play .
Learn-to-Swim Classes
( 6 years and older )
55 minute classes
American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim classes help youth progress through 6 levels to learn fundamentals , master strokes , and increase endurance .
Parent / Tot 1 ( 6 months – 2 years ) Develop water readiness through games and play .
Parent / Tot 2 ( 2 – 4 years ) Learn basic swim skills through group activities .
Parent / Tot 1 & 2 ( 6 months – 4 years ) Develop water readiness , safety and basic swim skills through group play .
Parent / Preschooler ( 3 – 5 years ) A graduate of Parent / Tot 2 or will put face under water . Children learn basic swimming techniques through drills and play .
Preschool Classes
( 4 – 5 years )
30 minute classes
Your child will develop water skills through games and play without a parent in the pool . 30 minute classes .
Turtles ( Preschool 1 ) Child who will not put face in the water . Child will learn basic swim skills while increasing his / her comfort level .
Bobbers ( Preschool 2 ) Child will put face in the water and is comfortable in the water .
Super Kids ( Preschool 3 ) Child who can swim 10 feet with face in the water but is not ready for larger 55 minute Level 1 class .
Level 1 & 2 : Fundamental Skills Introduction to Water Skills - floating , gliding , leg & arm movements .
Level 3 : Stroke Development Passed Level 2 or can jump in deep water , swim on front and back for 30 feet . Class skills include Front Crawl , introduction to Elementary Backstroke and deep water .
Level 4 : Stroke Improvement Passed Level 3 . Elementary Backstroke , Sidestroke , Butterfly kick .
Level 5 : Stroke Refinement Passed Level 4 . Increase endurance of all strokes . Breaststroke , Butterfly , and Sidestroke .
Level 6 : Personal Water Safety or Fitness Swimmer Passed Level 5 . Core skills are the same . Personal Water Safety : emphasis on self-rescue , survival float , survival swimming . Fitness Swimmer : emphasis on learning to increase and evaluate personal fitness .
Private & Semi-Private Swim Lessons ( for youth , teens and adults ) Instructor will customize each 30 minute lesson . Register online for private lessons . Call 651-748-7439 to register 2 or more for semi-private lessons .
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