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Swimming Lessons - August 5th Session

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American Red Cross Swim Lessons will be taught to help your child become a more confident swimmer.

Intro to Water Skills - Level 1
For children 5 & up.  Class is limited to 6.
Skills that will be taught in level 1: enter & exit the water using a ramp, steps or side, blow bubbles for 3 seconds, bobbing - 5 times, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, front & back glide, back float, roll from front to back, treading water arm and hand actions, alternating and simultaneous leg and arm actions on front & back, combined arm and leg actions on front and back.

Fundamentals - Level 2
For 1st grade & up.   Prerequisite - Must have had conquered all the milestones listed in Level 1.  Class is limited to 6.
Skills that will be taught in level 2: enter & exit the water using a ramp, steps or side, fully submerge and hold breath, bobbing - 10 times, open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects, front & back glide, back float, roll from front to back, treading water for 15 seconds, change direction of travel while swimming on front and back, combined arm and leg actions on front and back, finning arm action on back.

Stroke Development - Level 3
For 1st grade & up.  Prerequisite - must have successfully passed Level 2.
Skills that will be taught in level 3: jump into deep water from the side, submerge and return tot the side, headfirst entry from the side in seated kneeling positions, bobbling while moving to safety, rotary breathing, survival float for 30 seconds, back float for 1 minute, change from vertical to horizontal position on fron and back, push off in streamlined position on front, then begin kicking, swim the front crawl for 15 yards, swim the elementary backstroke for 15 yards, flutter, scissors, breaststroke, and dolphin kicks.

Stroke Improvement - Level 4
For 1st grade & up. Prerequisite - must have successfully passed Level 3
Skills that will be taught in level 4:  Headfirst entry in compact and stride positions, feet first surface dive, swim underwater, treat  water, using 2 different kicks, survival swimming for 1 minute.  Swim strokes that will taught:  front crawl for 25 yards, elementary backstroke for 25 yards, breaststroke for 15 yards, back crawl for 15 yards, butterfly for 15 yards, sidestroke for 15 yards, open turns on the front and back, flutter and dolphin kicks on back, push off in streamlined position on back, then begin kicking.

Stroke Improvement/Refinement- Level 5/6
For ages 8 & up.  Prerequisite - must have successfully completed prior level.
Skills that will be taught in level 5/6:  Shallow angle dive into deep water, tuck & pike surface dive tread water for 5 minutes, tread water, using legs only, for 2 minutes, sculling for 30 second, surface dive and retrieve object from the bottom (level 6), front crawl (50 yards - lev. 5), (100 yards - lev. 6), elementary backstroke (50 yards - lev. 5), (100 yards - lev. 6), breaststroke (25 yards - lev. 5), (50 yards - lev. 6), back crawl (25 yards - lev. 5), (50 yard - lev. 6), butterfly (25 yards - lev. 5), (50 yards - lev. 6), sidestroke (25 yards - lev. 5), (50 yards - lev. 6), front flip turn & backstroke flip turn.

Dates and Times
CA - level 4 Ages 6 & up M/W/F 8/6 - 8/16 6 Sessions 9am - 9:30am R $25 Johns Pond

CB - level 3 Ages 5 & up M/W/F 8/6 - 8/16 6 Sessions 9:40am - 10:10am R $25 Johns Pond

CC - level 2 Ages 4 & up M/W/F 8/6 - 8/16 6 Sessions 10:20am - 10:50am R $25 Johns Pond

CD - level 1 Ages 4 & up M/W/F 8/6 - 8/16 6 Sessions 11am - 11:30am R $25 Johns Pond

CE - level 1 Ages 4 & up M/W/F 8/6 - 8/16 6 Sessions 11:40am - 12:10pm R $25 Johns Pond
(Ages 2&3 with parent)


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