Aquatics | Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Last Minute Summer 2017 Lessons August 7-17 Monday - Thursday 4x/week for 2 weeks

For class times click HERE and search Swim Lessons.

Parent/Child

Swim Starters: Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and confidence-building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

  • Level A Water Discovery: Parents accompany children in stage A, which introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.
  • Level B Water Exploration: In stage B, parents work with their children to explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and fundamental safety and aquatic skills.

Preschool Swimmers

Swim Basics: Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills.

  1. Swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit
  2. Jump, push, turn, grab
  • Level 1 Water Acclimation: (3-5 year old) – Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student's future progress in swimming.
  • Level 2 Water Movement: (4-5 year old) –In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional chage, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.
     
  • Level 3 Water Stamina: (4-5 year old) – In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

School Age Swimmers

Ages 6 and up *In order for children to advance to the next level and sign up for that level they must pass all requirements for the previous level. Goggles are recommended for all levels! 

 

Swim Basics: Students learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills.

  1. Swim, float, swim-sequencing front glide, roll, back float, roll, front glide, and exit
  2. Jump, push, turn, grab
  • Level 1 Water Acclimation: (Ages 6 and up) – Students develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water in stage 1. This stage lays the foundation that allows for a student's future progress in swimming.
  • Level 2 Water Movement: (Ages 6 and up) –In stage 2, students focus on body position and control, directional chage, and forward movement in the water while also continuing to practice how to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water.ack crawl. 
  • Level 3 Water Stamina: (Ages 6 and up) – In stage 3, students learn how to swim to safety from a longer distance than in previous stages in the event of falling into a body of water. This stage also introduces rhythmic breathing and integrated arm and leg action.

 

Swim Strokes: Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills and build stroke technique, developing skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

  • Level 4 Stroke Introduction: (Ages 6 and up) – Students in stage 4 develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breastroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke.
     
  • Level 5 Stroke Development: (ages 6 and up) – Students in stage 5 work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke.
     
  • Level 6 Stroke Mechanics: (ages 6 and up) – In stage 6, students refine stroke technique on all major competitive strokes, learn about competitive swimming, and discover how to incorporate swimming into a healthy lifestyle. Please consider Barracuda Club or a swim team as an option to further lessons. Contact Aquatics for further information at 751-9715.

For help in deciding what level to sign your child up for, please consult this guide or call Aquatics at 751-9715

 

Private Lessons

Private swim lessons are a great way for adults and kids to achieve specific goals, catch up to their age group or receive individualized attention on a flexible schedule.  Contact Aquatics to arrange a time.

Fees: Members -$30/lesson, $100 for a session of 4, or $185 for a session of 8
NonMembers-$60/lesson or $200 for a session of 4, or $375 for a session of 8



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