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Learn to Swim

**For complete details on all classes (dates, times, fees, etc.), please see our Digital Brochure.

Learn to Swim Programs

Registration Deadlines:  Session I - 1/4, Session II - 2/29,  Session III - 4/25

                                    

Parent and Child Aquatics

To familiarize young children (from ages 6 months to about 2 years) with the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn to Swim courses.  It is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own. 

 

Toddler Aquatics

Ages 2-3 years.  Is your child ready to be on his/her own?  The purpose of this class is to prepare your toddler for preschool aquatics.

Level 1:  This class is designed for the child who is apprehensive or new to the aquatics environment. 

Level 2:  This class is perfect for the child who is independently putting their head under water.

 

PRESCHOOL AQUATICS (Ages 4 - 5 years)

Level 1:  Pre-school aged children will be oriented to the aquatic environment and help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.  This class is designed for the child who is apprehensive or new to the aquatic environment. 

Level 2:  The purpose of this class is to build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1.  It is perfect forthe child who is independently putting their head under water and aggressively learning new skills. 

Level 3:  The purpose of this class is to increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatics skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.  These children will focus on independent swimming skills. 

 

Youth Aquatics (Ages 6 and up)

Level 1:  Introduction to Water Skills-  This class will develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe swimming practices in and around the water. 

Level 2:  Fundamental Aquatic Skills - Participants will learn fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position. 

Level 3:  Stroke Develpoment - To build on the skills in Level II by providing additional guided practice and learning independent swimming strokes. 

Level 4:  Stroke Improvement - Participants develop confidence in the strokes learned in Level III and improve other aquatic skills.

**For complete details on all classes (dates, times, fees, etc.), please see our Digital Brochure.

Last updated: 12/29/2011 3:08:08 PM