Preschool Swim Lessons

(6 Months – 4 Years)

Children 3 years and above should NOT be enrolled in this level
A Parent Must Accompany Child in the water.
Participants will learn to enter/exit water safely, feel comfortable in the water, submerge, explore buoyancy on front and back, change body position in water and learn about choosing and using life jackets.  This is a class for children who MUST have a parent with them in the water.


Level A Skills Learned

(completed with parental assistance)

  • Zero depth-kicks, floats, big arms, bird arms.
  • 1 foot depth-rings, kicks, big arms, bird arms.
  • Waterslide area-holds, floats, big arms, bird arms, kicks, jumps, monkeys, bubbles, bobs, superman.
  • Kickboards & noodles.
  • Must demonstrate comfort in the water & working with instructor to progress to level B.

Children 5 years and above should NOT be enrolled in this level
Parents will be expected to get in the water if the instructor feels it is necessary.
This is a transition class from parent to instructor.  Children in this class may be apprehensive of the water or working with a new instructor or it may be their first experience with swimming pools.  Submerging in a rhythmic pattern and performing combined front and back strokes are additional skills that will be introduced.


Level B Skills Learned

(Completed with instructor support independent of parents)

  • One bob-face fully submerged showing bubbles.
  • Starfish float front & back-3 seconds-independently.
  • Kicks-3 yards-using kickboard-w/instructor assistance.
  • Big arm circles (scoops) front and back-3 yards w/instructor assistance.
  • Superman glide-1 yard-face in water.

Children 5 years and above should NOT be enrolled in this level
Parents are not allowed in the water.
Child works independently with instructor.  Child must be comfortable going underwater and be able to listen and follow directions.  Children will explore deeper parts of the pool.  They will also begin working on combined front and back strokes.  Successful completion of Level C will aid in smooth transition into Level 1.


Level C Skills Learned

(Completed with minimal instructor support)

  • 3 bobs-face fully submerged showing bubbles.
  • Starfish float front & back-5 seconds-independently.
  • Kicks-5 yards-in starfish float-front & back-5 seconds-independently.
  • Big arm circles (scoops) front & back-3 yards-independently.
  • Superman glide-2 yards-face in water.

Preschool Swim Lesson Policies

 

  • Children 5 years of age and older should NOT be enrolled in the Preschool Program. Please refer to the Learn-To-Swim program to find lessons suitable for 5 years and above.
  • The zero depth pool will be used minimally during the first 2 instruction times.
  • All other lessons will be instructed from the activity pool.

There will be no make up classes or refunds for classes that participants are unable to attend.

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