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SWIM SAFE PROGRAM FOR YOUTH







LESSON Registration Dates
 

Early Registration  Days
May 24th - 26th
4:30-6:30pm
  
 

Session 1         May 31    -   June 9
Session 2         June 12   -   June 21
Session 3         June 26   -   July 7
Session 4         July 10     -  July19
Session 5         July 20     -  July 31
 
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

TADPOLE  (Ages 6 months through 2 year) $35

A. Requirements: Must be accompanied by parent/guardian - will be required to swim with the student.

B. Purpose:

1.  Initiate the child to the water.

2.  Develop, in the child, a high comfort level in and around the water and a readiness to swim.

3.  Enable the parent to supervise child aquatic activities and help teach the child water skills.
C. Water Skills: Simple games, stunts, pool-side exercises, basic swimming, and water safety. 

BULLFROG (Ages 3 - 5 years) $35

 A. Purpose: Continuation of the Tadpole class and children who need to overcome the fear of water.
B. Water Skills: How to enter the water, rhythmic breathing, flutter kick, glides, beginning stroke

LEVEL 1 WATER EXPLORATION: $50

A. Purpose: Children with no swimming instruction or needing assistance to over-come the fear of water.

B. Water Skills: How to enter water, breath holding, rhythmic breathing, floats, glides, flutter kick, beginning stroke.

 LEVEL 2 FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS: $50

A. Purpose: To continue building on the fundamental skills & safety learned at Water Exploration.

B.  Water Skills: Level 1 skills plus combined stroke on front and back, turning over, safety skills.

 LEVEL 3 STROKE DEVELOPMENT: $50

A.  Eligibility: Perform Level 2 water skills.
B.  Purpose: Improve water skill proficiency, endurance, and ability to care for themselves in water.

C. Water Skills: Introduction to additional aquatic skills such as front crawl, elementary back stroke, rotary breathing, basic kicks, diving, and treading water.

LEVEL 4 STROKE IMPROVEMENT $50

A. Eligibility: Perform Level 3 water skills.

B.  Purpose: To develop confidence & competence in water skills & water safety.

C.  Water Skills: Build endurance, breast stroke, side stroke, personal safety skills.

LEVEL 5 STROKE REFINEMENT: $50

A.  Eligibility: Perform Level 4 water skills.

B.  Purpose: Water skill proficiency, endurance, and coordination.

C. Water Skills: Various water entries, flip turns, stroke coordination & refinement, sculling

JR LIFEGUARDING $75    (June 1-22 or June 27-July 20)

A.  Eligibility: Perform Level 5: Stroke refinement water skills.

B.  Purpose: Complete Level 6 water and rescue skills & encourage good fitness habits.  Class also incorporated leadership and team building opportunities.

C.  Water Skills: 500 yard swims, 5 minute treading water, in-water rescues, backboard rescues.

LIFEGUARDING           $150   (upon request)

A.  Eligibility:  15 yrs old and completion of course prerequisites

B.  Purpose:  To develop the skills and techniques needed for certification as an ARC Lifeguard.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR          $150   (upon request)

A.  Eligibility:  16 yrs old and completion of course prerequisites

B.  Purpose:  To develop the skills and techniques needed for certification to teach ARC Learn to Swim Program.