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Learn to Swim, Session 4
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REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MONDAY, JULY 1ST.
Introduction to Water Skills
: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills.
Fundamental Aquatic Skills
: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills.
: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills.
: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills.
: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills.
Personal Water Safety
: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
Swim Director - 518-456-4446
Transportation not provided.
All families MUST have an up to date Immunization Record on file.
Session 4 Swim Lessons are a one week session and classes are 45 minute blocks (9:45 - 10:30, 10:30 - 11:15).
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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