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Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons from ages 6 months to 16+.  We also offer private lessons for those who need specialized instruction.

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Registration open. 

We will be offering 5 Swim Lesson Sessions the summer.

Session 1 | June 27th – July 8th | (July 4th, NO swimming lessons) Session Full

Session 2 | July 11th – July 22nd | Session Full

Session 3 | July 25th – Aug 5th | (July 29th, NO swimming lessons) Session Full

Session 4 | Aug 8th – Aug 19th |

Session 5 | Aug 22nd – Sept 2nd |

 

If there is a waitlist for any class the Aquatics Director or CCPRD staff member will reach out directly if an opening has come available. 

 

Little Fish (ages 6-18 months) 

 T & TH | 2 week session |$15 in district | $19 out of district

Instructors lead songs and games to prepare parents and their babies for a lifelong love of swimming. Skills developed: Breath control, floating, kicking and arm motions. Parent or caregiver must be in water.

 

Big Fish (ages 19 months – 3 years)

M, W, F | 2 week session |$20 in district | $26 out of district

Continues developing skills learned in Little Fish, creating more independence. Parent or caregiver must be in water.

 

Levels 1 –  8 (ages 3 & up)

|M – F | 2 week session | $40 in district | $52 out of district

 

Level 1

Focuses on learning breath control (bobs), general adaptation and comfort in the water. To pass level 1, a child must comfortably do 10 bobs fully submerged, blowing out bubbles and assisted front, back and side floats.

 

Level 2

Focuses on independent floating on their front, back and both sides for 5 seconds. Building off of what they learned in level 1, ability to push off of the wall and into an unassisted float comfortably before recovering. To pass level 2, children must be able to float unassisted on their front and their back for 5 seconds; must be able to float with assistance on each side for 5 seconds.

 

Level 3
Focuses on learning the proper kick techniques. Children learn to correctly kick on their front, back and both sides as well as learning the body dolphin kick. Side breathing is introduced in this level. In order to pass level 3, children must be able to kick on their front and back unassisted for 20 feet; on their sides with assistance for 20 feet and body dolphin kick for 20 feet.

 

Level 4
Builds on the skills learned in previous levels, focusing on correct kicking and side breathing. Children will know how to properly use their arms in freestyle with side breathing and to kick streamline on their back. To pass level 4, children must be able to swim freestyle for 20 feet, assisted side kicking for 20 feet and streamline kicking on their back for 20 feet.

 

Level 5
Focuses on improving the freestyle technique with bi-lateral breathing and learning the six-kick-switch skill to help them effectively learn freestyle. Children also learn to effectively kick on their back while rotating their shoulders in preparation for learning full backstroke in level 6. To pass level 5, children must be able to show freestyle with bi-lateral breathing for 40 feet, perform the six-kick-switch skills for 20 feet and kick on their back for 20 feet with shoulder rotation.

 

Level 6
Works on building endurance in freestyle with bi-lateral breathing as well as learning full backstroke and butterfly. Children will learn to perform the breaststroke kick. To pass level 6, children must perform full freestyle with bi-lateral breathing for 25 meters, full backstroke for 25 meters, breaststroke kick for 15 meters and full butterfly adequately for 15 meters.

 

Level 7
Enhances backstroke by using a bent arm finish, learn to effectively swim elementary backstroke and full butterfly with correct sequencing as well as the full breaststroke kick. Will also focus on building swimming endurance and distance. To pass level 7, each child must perform freestyle 50 meter, backstroke with a bent arm finish for 25 meters, elementary backstroke 25 meters, full technical breaststroke kick for 15 meters and full butterfly with correct sequencing for 15 meters. Level 7 will also begin to introduce students to other recreational swimming activities.

 

Level 8
Enables endurance and distance. At this level children should have full technical mastery of freestyle, backstroke and elementary backstroke, as well as working toward full technical mastery of breaststroke and butterfly. To pass level, children must swim freestyle for 100 meters, backstroke for 50 meters, breaststroke for 25 meters and butterfly for 25 meters. Level 8 will also include an introduction to lifeguarding skills and other recreational swimming activities.

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