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Swim Lessons

Fee: $65.00 Resident Per Session / $75.00 Non-Resident Per Session / $50.00 Additional family member
Location: Zamias Aquatics Center UPJ
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Dates:
Session 1 – January 2, 4, 16, 25, 30 February 1
Session 2 – February 13, 15, 20, 27 March 1, 6
Session 3 – March 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

CLASS SCHEDULE
5:30-6:00 Beginner
6:00-6:30 Parent/Child
6:00-6:30 Intermediate
6:30-7:00 Advanced
6:30-7:00 Beginner
7:00-7:30 Open (Fill with class that fills up first)
7:00-8:00 Stroke Clinic

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Parent Child (6 months – 2 years) —The technique developed in this incredible program allows a parent to take on the role of swim instructor and teacher, providing a training method that creates a “hands on” approach towards the learning process. Parents will be taught proper ways to instruct and teach their child how to swim, providing for a comfortable atmosphere and a beneficial learning environment for both parent and child. (Parent must be in water)

Beginner (3 years and up) —In this class, children will learn to adapt to the water and develop independent movement. This class will encourage underwater exploring, basic stroke and kicking skills, floating, and pool safety. This class is best for children who do not yet go under the water, have never been in a pool or are afraid of the water.

Intermediate— Children will learn back- and front-floating, kicking, basic freestyle and backstroke with assistance, holding their breath for 5 seconds under water and treading water for 5-10 seconds. This class is recommended for children who can go under water on their own, are not afraid of the water and are willing to try swimming with little to no help. Children will also learn to roll over from front to back, and back to front.

Advanced— In the advanced class, participants will learn the basic mechanics of all four swimming strokes plus treading, how to properly dive into water and more. This class is recommended for children who already know the basic freestyle and backstroke, are not afraid of deep water and can handle swimming longer lengths of the pool.

Stroke Clinic—By this stage, swimmers should have an adequate grasp of the fundamental mechanics of all four strokes. The “Stroke Clinic” class will address the finer points of the four strokes, and their related turns. The goal is to encourage greater swimming competency and a better feel for the water.

Private Lessons may be arranged upon request.

Special/Adaptive Needs — Please inform us if your child has particular needs or learning challenges. This information will help us to be more attentive to those needs, and enable us to frame our approach more specifically, more effectively.

To register, please stop in at East Hills Recreation front desk. Call 814-269-0303 if you have any question.