New Swim Lesson Schedule:
Monday & Wednesday:
Session I: April 16 - 30
Session II: May 7 - 21
Time Class Level
5:30-6:00 Minnows OR 1
6:10-7:00 2 OR 3
7:10-8:00 2 OR 4
Minnows (Babies—Age 5): This class requires a parent, guardian/older sibling 16 or older to be in the water with the child. Designed to help children overcome their fears about water, have fun, spend special time with someone special, & learn some very basic water skills.
Level 1 (Ages 5+) Become comfortable in the water. Safety topics: pool rules, recognize lifeguard, safe water entry, able to recall name and phone number, help yourself in an emergency and proper use of life jacket. Skills include blowing bubbles, assisted floats, flutter kick, and paddling.
Level 2 - Learn to swim without support. Safety topics include being able to recall parents/guardian’s names, home address, proper use of life jacket and boat safety. Skills include bobbing, holding breath, floats, kicking with kickboard, treading water, front/back crawl.
Level 3 - Be comfortable with new skills in deep water & learn new strokes. Safety topics include helping yourself and others in an emergency, and safe weather conditions for swimming. Skills include swimming underwater, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, elementary backstroke, breast stroke kick, arm motion, and deep water work.
Level 4 - Increase endurance, improve skills learned from classes 1-3 and learn new skills. Safety topics include basic first aid and reaching assist. Skills include surface dive, open turns, treading water, breaststroke, dolphin kick.
Level 5 & Level 6 - To be offered in Summer sessions. Brochure to be mailed out in early May.
To register for any of the activities listed below, go back to the main Community Ed. page and click on "Register for Community Ed. classes online."