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Edison Language Academy – Together Through Two Languages (310) 828-0335 www.edison.smmusd.org
ANNOUNCEMENTS LUNAR NEW YEAR – begins on January 28 this year. Happy New Year to all those in our community who will be celebrating the Year of the Rooster later this month! PLANNING FOR AN EDISON EDIBLE GARDEN-- We now have a great space for an edible garden. Would you like to be part of a team planning for how we can use a garden as part of the children’s learning experience? Please join Principal Orum to begin this conversation right after the PTA Association Meeting on January 25 at 8:30 am or email her at email@example.com
REFLECTIVE PARENTING CLASS IN SPANISH – Family Services of Santa Monica announces a 10-week class on Reflective Parenting to be held at Edison January 26 – March 30 from 9:00-10:30 am in the Community Room. There is no charge for this class but space is limited and pre-registration is required. See the flyer in last week’s Wednesday packet and/or contact Tina Gonzalez for more information firstname.lastname@example.org
PARENT-CHILD COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES -- Do you sometimes wish you could communicate better with your child? The UCLA School Function Program is offering a workshop on Wednesday, February 1 at 8:30 am in Room 206 to discuss effective communication strategies. The workshop will be presented bilingually and all parents are welcome.
FINISHING UP 1ST SEMESTER ASSESSMENTS AND PREPARING PROGRESS REPORTS – YOU may notice some teacher absences in the next couple weeks as teachers conduct and score reading, writing and math assessments to examine student progress. Progress reports will be sent home on Friday, February 10.
FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK: PRACTICING KINDNESS AND JUSTICE AND EXTINGUISHING BULLYING BEHAVIORS This month we are working on social emotional development and problem solving. In class meetings, teachers are exploring with students what it means to behave in a kind and fair manner. Students are thinking about things they can do each day that advance kindness and justice and are trying to do at least one thing a day. We do this as part of our participation in the Kindness and Justice Challenge each year in honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s also a time when review our school rules on how we solve conflict and treat others. We use Cool Tools and Caring School Communities programs to help children solve problems with classmates. And like all SMMUSD elementary schools, Edison uses the Olweus Anti-Bullying Program as one of our tools to help stop bullying behaviors. Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself. While we often think of bullying as being physical, it has many forms and student surveys indicate that verbal bullying and social exclusion or isolation have been the more prevalent forms of bullying behaviors used on our campus. While bullying behaviors are not widespread on our campus, any incident of bullying is too many. Bullying hurts everyone – the student who is being picked on, children who witness bullying behaviors, and the child who bullies. Using the tools in the Olweus program, we work to support children who are bullied, help bystanders become upstanders, promote inclusion and not exclusion and change the behaviors of children who bully. Our anti-bullying pledge includes these four parts: We will not bully others We will try to help students who are bullied. We will try to include students who are left out. If we know that somebody is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home. Recently we’ve noticed an up-tick in students using profanity and name-calling and we’d like to ask that you help us shut this down. Please let your children know that they shouldn’t be using any language at school that they wouldn’t be proud to use in front of their parents or grandparents, teachers or principal. When children direct profane insults against their peers, it is a bullying behavior and is not tolerated at school. Thank you for your support as we work to make our school climate safe and nurturing for ALL students. On a personal note, I was away on bereavement leave in early January because my mother lost her long battle with lung disease. Our staff did a wonderful job in my absence. I want to thank you for the many messages of comfort and support. This truly is a caring school community. -- Lori January 18-February 15
MLK Kindness and Justice Challenge
February 8 – 8:30 am ELAC Meeting Community Room
February 10 – First Semester Progress Reports Go Home
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Edison Language Academy – Together Through Two Languages (310) 828-0335 www.edison.smmusd.org DEL ESCRITORIO DE LA DIRECTORA: AÑO NUEVO LUNAR - Comienza el 28 de enero PRACTICANDO BONDAD Y JUSTICIA Y EXTINGUIENDO este año. ¡Feliz Año Nuevo a todos en nuestra COMPORTAMIENTOS ACOSADORES/INTIMIDANTES comunidad quienes estarán celebrando el Año del Este mes estamos trabajando en el desarrollo social y emocional y en resolver Gallo a fines de este mes!
PLANEANDO PARA UN JARDÍN COMESTIBLE Ahora tenemos un gran espacio para un jardín comestible. ¿Le gustaría a usted ser parte del equipo de planeación de cómo podemos usar el jardín como parte de la experiencia de aprendizaje de los niños? Por favor acompañen a la Directora Orum para comenzar esta plática en la Reunión de Asociación de la PTA el 25 de enero o mándenle un correo electrónico a email@example.com CLASE DE REFLEXIÓN PARA P ADRES EN ESPAÑOL - Servicios Familiares de Santa Mónica anuncia una clase de 10 semanas sobre Reflexión de Padres que se llevará a cabo en Edison del 26 de enero – 30 de marzo de 9:00 – 10:30 am en el Salón Comunitario. No se cobra por esta clase pero el espacio es limitado y se requiere registración. Miren el volante en el paquete del miércoles pasado y /o comuníquense con Tina Gonzalez para más información firstname.lastname@example.org. ESTRATEGIAS DE COMUNICACIÓN ENTRE PADRES E HIJOS - ¿A veces desea poder comunicarse mejor con su hijo/a? El Programa de Funciones Escolares de UCLA está ofreciendo un taller el miércoles, 1 de febrero a las 8:30 am en el salón 206 para discutir estrategias efectivas de comunicación. El taller será presentado bilingüe y todos los padres son bienvenidos.
TERMINANDO EL 1º SEMESTRE Y PREPARANDO REPORTES DE PROGRESO - Ustedes tal vez notarán que algunos maestros estarán ausentes en las siguientes semanas mientras los maestros administran y califican asesoramientos de lectura, escritura y matemáticas para examinar el progreso estudiantil. Los reportes de progreso se mandarán al hogar el viernes, 10 de febrero.
problemas. En las reuniones de las clases, los maestros están explorando con los estudiantes lo que significa comportarse en una manera bondadosa y justa. Los estudiantes están pensando sobre cosas que pueden hacer cada día que avancen bondad y justicia y están tratando de hacer por lo menos una cosa por día. Hacemos esto como parte de nuestra participación en el Reto de Bondad y Justicia cada año en honor a la vida y trabajo de Dr. Martín Luther King, Hijo. También es un tiempo cuando repasamos nuestras reglas de la escuela sobre cómo resolvemos conflictos y tratamos a los demás. Usamos los programas Herramientas Chéveres y Comunidades Cariñosas Escolares para ayudar a los niños a resolver problemas con sus compañeros. Y como todas las escuelas primarias de SMMUSD, Edison usa Olweus el Programa En Contra de Intimidación como una de nuestras herramientas para ayudar a detener comportamientos de acoso e intimidación. Intimidación es cuando alguien repetidamente y a propósito dice o hace cosas malas o que lastiman a otra persona a quien se le hace difícil defenderse. Aunque a veces pensamos de la intimidación o acoso como algo físico, tiene muchas formas y las encuestas de los estudiantes indican que la intimidación verbal y exclusión social o aislación han sido maneras más prevalentes de comportamientos de intimidación en nuestra escuela, cualquier incidente de intimidación es demasiado. Intimidación lastima a todos – el estudiante que es molestado, los niños quienes observan comportamientos de intimidación, y el niño/a acosando. Usando las herramientas en el programa Olweus, trabajamos para apoyar a los niños quienes son intimidados, apoyar a los espectadores a ser defensores, promover inclusión y no exclusión y cambiar los comportamientos de los niños quienes acosan o intimidan. Nuestra promesa en contra de la intimidación incluye estas cuatro partes: No intimidaremos a otros Trataremos de ayudar a estudiantes acosados/intimidados. Trataremos de incluir a los estudiantes excluidos. Si sabemos alguien es acosado/intimidado, le contaremos a un adulto en la escuela y a un adulto en el hogar Reciente hemos notado una elevación en estudiantes usando profanidad e insultos y nos gustaría que ustedes nos ayuden apagar esto. Por favor avísenles a sus hijos que no debe usar cualquier lenguaje en la escuela que no les daría orgullo usar en frente de sus padres o abuelos, maestros o directora. Cuando lo niños dirigen insultos profanos en contra de sus compañeros, es comportamiento acosador/intimidante y no es tolerado en la escuela. Gracias por su apoyo mientras trabajamos para hacer a nuestro clima escolar seguro y cariñoso para TODOS nuestros estudiantes. En una nota persona, estuve fuera en luto a principios de enero porque mi mamá perdió su batalla larga con una enfermedad pulmonar. Nuestro personal hizo un trabajo maravilloso en mi ausencia. Quiero darles las gracias por todos los mensajes de consuelo y apoyo. Esta es realmente una comunidad escolar cariñosa. - Lori
18 de enero – 15 de febrero Reto de Bondad y Justicia de MLK
8 de febrero 8:30 am Reunión ELAC Salón Comunitario
10 de febrero – Reportes de Progreso del 1º Semestre se Mandan al Hogar
Por favor acompáñenos en nuestra reunión de ELAC (Comité Consejero para Estudiantes Aprendiendo Inglés) el miércoles, 1 de febrero, 2017 a las 8:30 a.m. en el salón comunitario. ELAC es una buena manera de obtener información sobre recursos y actividades en la escuela. Todos están invitados. Please join us for our ELAC (English Learner’s Advisory Committee) meeting on Wednesday, February 1 at 8:30 a.m. in community room. ELAC is a great way to get information about school resources and activities. Everyone is invited.
AGENDA 1. Bienvenida 2. Yoly Gutierrez a. Anuncios Generales / General Announcements 3. Kim Martinez a. Información sobre clases de enriquecimiento/deportes Information on enrichment clases/sports 4. Elizabeth Ipiña a. Informes sobre el los resultados de los examines CELDT Updates on the CELDT exams
5. Información General – General Information
Si puede, por favor traiga un platillo para compartir. If you can, please bring a dish to share.
2017 Edison CREST Enrichment Registration Opens: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 6:00 AM online and 8:30 AM at the Youth Office Registration Closes: Friday, March 3, 2017 5:30 PM Online and at the Youth Office Register Online at : www.smgov.net/reserve Please note that CREST Enrichment will not be in session April 3-April 14, 2017 due to Spring Break Our school-based Enrichment Classes are an easy way for parents to add exciting learning adventures to their childâ€™s day. Please visit our website for more information. WWW.SMGOV.NET/CREST CREST programs are available to students attending SMMUSD schools. Financial Assistance is available to qualifying families. CREST Youth Office at Reed Park Enrichment Program 1133 7th Street Santa Monica, CA 90403 Info (310) 458-8540 Fax (310) 451-3569 Email: email@example.com www.smgov.net/crest
Edison 2017 Spring Enrichment Dates (8 Week Session) Monday:
March 20, 27, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
March 21, 28, April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23
March 22, 29, April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24
March 23, 30, April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1 (No Programming May 25th)
March 24, 31, April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 Please note that CREST Enrichment will not be in session April 3-April 14, 2017 due to Spring Break TK & Kinder 1:45 PM-2:45 PM
Monday Lego Storytelling
Kids Cooking Academy
Rookies Performance Skills & Games 4501.193
Lego Engineering & Robotics 4501.196
*$170 + $10 material fee
1st-5th Grade 3:15 PM-4:15 PM Monday Minecraft Movies $160
Kids Cooking Academy 4501.197
Musical Theatre 4501.116 Lego Engineering & Robotics 4501.123 $150 *$170 + $10 material fee
TK-5th Grade Early Dismissal Wednesday 1:45 PM Yoga Buddies 4501.112 $150
Lego Storytelling: Your child will have the oppor tunity to use one of their favor ite Lego toys to tell their ver y own story. They will use a storyboard and photograph each scene. After all of the scenes have been created, kids will provide a narrative voice over and choose music that best fits their movie. This class is the ultimate place to play with Legos and learn how to craft a story. All stories will be available to view and download. Minecraft Movies: Kids will design a Minecr aft Wor ld using Legos and mini figur ines. Kids will use iPods to create voice overs for characters as well as film their movie. All movies will be available to view and download. Kids Cooking Academy: In this scr umptious class, kids will tantalize their taste buds and have fun with food! Learn the math of measuring, nutrition, dining etiquette, and cooperation skills. Different recipes taught each week. Yoga Buddies: Students pr actice yoga in a fun and meaningful way while incr easing their physical and mental awareness through yoga poses and healthy breathing techniques. Rookies Performance Skills & Games: This exciting class utilizes soccer , basketball, agility games, and other sports to cross-train your child and help them discover their favorite sport while playing creative games! Musical Theatre: A fun and non-competitive production class where each child is given an opportunity to sing, dance, and act in a short presentation of â€œPeter Panâ€?. Children will strengthen their abilities to perform and collaborate, enhance their skills of interpersonal awareness, and build self-confidence. Lego Engineering & Robotics: This cour se br ings together thousands of Lego par ts, a master Lego instr uctor and the imagination of your own Lego engineer. The results are an explosion of engineering creativity and fun! Lego engineers build awesome projects powered by electric motors, springs, or human power. Projects include building Mini-Bots, battle tanks, or cable cars that glide through the air. All projects teach engineering principles while promoting creativity, problem-solving skills and self-confidence. *Material fees are due by the end of the second class, and should be paid directly to the contractor. Material fees are separate from the registration fee, and financial assistance does not apply to them. Material fees not received by the end of the second class meeting will result in the participant being automatically dropped from the class.
Spring Classes 2017 REGISTRATION FORM Community Classes, Programs, Camps and Activities Go to www.smgov.net/reserve for a complete listing of activities Resident ONLINE registration begins February 1 ● Non-Resident registration begins February 8
PRIORITY ONLINE REGISTRATION - SANTA MONICA RESIDENTS ONLY
Resident online registration for community classes begins February 1 at 6am. Registration February 1 through February 7 is ONLINE ONLY. Those that need computer access may register at a public library during regular business hours. Non-resident online registration begins February 8 at 6:00am. An account is required for all online registrations.
REGISTER ONLINE AND GET IMMEDIATE REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION Mail-in and Drop-off Registration — Complete information on both sides of this form Completed resident and non-resident registration received by mail or dropped off will be processed beginning February 8 according to the date and time received at each registration office. Incomplete registrations will not be processed. Community Classes Office 1450 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone: (310) 458-2239 Fax: (310) 899-0840
Santa Monica Swim Center 2225 16th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: (310) 458-8700 Fax: (310) 450-5076
Youth Office at Reed Park 1133 7th Street Santa Monica, CA 90403 Phone: (310) 458-8540 Fax: (310) 451-3569
A: Participant Information Full Name: Gender: Address: City: Main Phone: Special Needs/Medications/Allergies: Cultural/Ethnic Background (Optional):
African American/Black American Indian/Alaska Native
B: Parent/Guardian Information
Multiple (Check all that apply)
Complete if participant is under the age of 18. Leave blank if information is same as above.
Full Name: Gender: Birthdate: Address: City: State: Zip: Main Phone: Alternate: Email: List adults over the age of 18 who are LOCAL and are authorized to pick up your child in the event that you cannot be reached during an emergency. Name:
My child is at least 12 years of age and may sign themselves in or out at the end of the program: [
C: Proof of Residency Requirement Please Check: Number:
] Yes [
Santa Monica residents must complete ONE of the following for residency verification purposes.
□ California Driver’s License #
□ California State ID #
□ Utility Company Account #
□ Consular Identification Card #
D: Camps, Classes & Activities Section #
1st Choice Day/
2nd Choice Day/Time
3rd Choice Day/Time
ATTENTION: REVERSE SIDE MUST BE COMPLETED
Form is not complete and will not be processed until the participant or parent/guardian: □ Has read and initialed the Waiver, Release and Assumption of Risk on the reverse side of this form. □ Has read, signed, and dated the Photo Release and Refund Policy on the reverse side of this form.
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E. Form of Payment [
] Check (Payable to City of Santa Monica)
] Money Order
] Youth Financial Assistance To apply, call (310) 458-2239, (310) 458-8540 or (310) 458-8700
] Credit Card
Expiration Date: Month
Name (Print as it appears on the card): Signature: x
If account becomes delinquent, future programming could be interrupted. If delinquent, account may be referred to a third party collection agency. PARTICIPANT/GUARDIAN WAIVER
Waiver, Release and Assumption of Risk In consideration of the applicant’s participation in the activity(ies) for which I am registering, I waive and release all claims for damages from death, personal injury or property damage that may occur as a result of engaging in that activity. This discharges in advance the City of Santa Monica, its employees and other agents from liability even though that liability may arise out of their negligence. I know that this activity involves a risk of accidents, and I willingly assume the risk. This waiver, release and assumption of risk is binding on my heirs and assigns. I give permission for any medical care that leaders of the activity(ies) deem necessary. INITIAL HERE: Refund Policy COMMUNITY CLASSES, COMMUNITY AQUATICS, CREST SPORTS, AND CREST ENRICHMENT: A $15.00 processing fee applies for each activity session refunded. Request must be made in writing to the program supervisor in person or by fax, mail, or email. Refunds will be issued only if requested within one day after the first class meeting. CREST CLUB, HOMEWORK CLUB, AM CARE, LATE START DAY AM CARE, PM EXTENDED CARE: Withdrawal of a child from the CREST Program requires that the Site Coordinator be notified in writing at least one month prior to the withdrawal. Fees are not prorated. Returning participants will be charged the $50.00 registration fee. CAMPS: Refunds will be issued with medical documentation or if requested at least 5 calendar days prior to the first meeting. Refunds will be prorated. A $15.00 processing fee applies for each activity session refunded. Requests must be made in writing to the Program Supervisor in person or by fax, mail or email. WORKSHOPS AND INDIVIDUAL CLASSES: Registration and material fees are nonrefundable. REFUNDS FOR DUPLICATE/MULTIPLE ENROLLMENTS resulting from multiple registration submissions (at one or more offices or via online registration) will be subject to a $15.00 processing fee for each activity session refunded. Photo Release I hereby consent to the photographing, recording and reproduction in any manner (including use of video and audiotapes) of the likeness, voice, and/or activities of the participant and further authorize the City of Santa Monica, its agents or assigns, to make unlimited use of such reproductions, including but not limited to broadcasting of the reproduction over radio, television, and on the internet. I understand that I will not receive any monetary compensation now or in the future for participating. I do hereby release and hold harmless the City of Santa Monica, its officers and employees from any claims. Anyone who does not wish to consent to the Photo Release provision should call Community Classes Office at (310) 458-2239. Authorization By signing below, I acknowledge that I have read the information above. I understand and agree to the terms and conditions of participation in City of Santa Monica community classes, camps, programs and activities.
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
2017 Westside Aquatics Splashball Spring League
Westside Aquatics Water Polo is sponsoring a Splashball 5 on 5 Spring League Feb 13 - March 11 this year. We are taking any boys and/girls 1st-5th grade who can organize into a 5 player team. Splashball is a non-contact form of water polo played in the shallow end, where the players can stand. It is loads of fun! Practices are open to all players (not team specific) and are held at Palisades Charter High School Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM and Santa Monica HS 6:30-7:30 PM Wednesdays. Saturdays will be game dates from played from 10am - 2pm depending on number of teams entered at Santa Monica HS. Games will be a fun based game with the emphasis on teamwork and FUNdamentals. The fee is $100 for the league plus $35 United States Water Polo bronze level membership. You will get a league T-Shirt for signing up. You can enter your 5 player team by emailing Coach Flanders @ firstname.lastname@example.orgâ€‹, calling Westside Aquatics Water Polo @ 310-266-0864 or going to www.westsideaquatics.com.
Love to Sing? Discover Chorus at SOL-LA Music Academy Enroll now for spring classes www.sollamusicacademy.org Perfect Pitch – Children’s Chorus K-4th grade Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 The children’s chorus engages young singers in the magic of group singing and builds a foundation for healthy vocal technique. Children dive into diverse repertoire from classics to pop to songs around the world. SOL-LA Chorus 4th – 8th grade Saturdays, 11:00-12:00 Singers develop strong technique, aural skills and musicianship in a supportive, collaborative environment. Repertoire includes classic favorites and surprises that will expand interests and tastes. No audition required Tuition assistance available
SOL-LA Music Academy 1812 Stanford Street, Santa Monica 90404 310.828.2912
www.sollamusicacademy.org Please be advised that this event or promotion is not sponsored by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and is not part of any school program or curriculum. No District personnel will be present to supervise students who attend this event or promotional activity. The District does not endorse this event or promotion and has not approved or qualified the vendor(s) involved in the advertised activity.
Santa Monica Swim Center Recreational and Lap Swim (no advanced registration needed) Spring begins March 6 Recreational Swim
(Times are subject to change)
Diving boards (Times are subject to change)
Lap Swim (25 yards)
Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00pm
Saturday 11:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday & Wednesday 5:30 am - 8:00 am 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 am - 8:00 am 11:00am - 1:00pm 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 8:00 am 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Saturday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Long course (50 meters)
Monday & Wednesday Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm 5:30 am - 8:00 am Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 am *Swimmers under 18 must pass a swim test before using the Fitness Pool
Lincoln Middle School Pool Adult Lap Swim (no advanced registration needed) Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 5:30 am - 7:00 am Saturday and Sunday 6:00 pm - 8:00pm
Recreational & Lap Swim Fees Children Adults Senior/Student Family Weekend
Resident $1.50 $3.50 $1.75 $8.00*
Resident Pass** Non-Resident $20.00 $3.00 $55.00 $7.00 $30.00 $3.50 N/A $16.00*
Non-Resident Pass** $40.00 $110.00 $60.00 N/A
Must provide a valid photo ID and/or current utility bill upon entrance to the facility to receive the reduced fee, including pass renewals Senior: 60 years and older *Family (one day) weekend rate: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The fee covers up to two adults and two children; additional children admitted at regular rate. **Splash Pass or Fitness Pass: 20 swims per pass. Passes may be purchased anytime. Passes are non-transferable & non-refundable.
Spring 2017 Community Aquatics
The City of Santa Monica offers classes and programs at 3 pool locations: The Santa Monica Swim Center, Lincoln Middle School Pool and the Annenberg Community Beach House. PRIORITY ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR SANTA MONICA RESIDENTS ONLY Spring registration for Santa Monica residents will begin on February 1 at 6:00 am. Registration will be ONLINE ONLY from February 1 through February 7 . Non-resident online registration begins February 8. An online account is required to register online, create your online account at smgov.net/ reserve. MAIL-IN AND DROP-OFF REGISTRATION Completed resident and nonresident registration forms received via mail-in and drop-off will be processed beginning February 8 according to the date and time received at each registration office. Incomplete registrations will not be processed. Drop off registration forms will be accepted at the Swim Center Monday through Friday, 5:30am– 8:00am and 3:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am– 5:00pm. CLASS LOCATIONS Santa Monica Swim Center Lincoln Middle School Indoor Pool 2225 –16th St 16th St .between California Ave and Washington Blvd. Santa Monica , CA 90405 Santa Monica, CA 90404 www.santamonicaswimcenter.org Annenberg Community Beach House 415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402 www.annenbergbeachhouse.com
ADULT FITNESS SWIM CLASS
YOUTH SPECIALTY CLASSES
This Adult Fitness Swim class is designed for those who would like to improve their swimming technique and form, as well as develop endurance and physical fitness. A coach will provide a swim workout that meets your current abilities, and will offer tips and techniques to improve your strokes.
For children ages 8- 18. Specialty Classes meet for one hour and 15 minutes for specific dates and times as listed below. Fees: Residents $84.00 Non-Residents $168.00
Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Spring Board Diving
AQUA AEROBICS Come and splash away the pounds or come for fun and fitness with our water aerobics program. This shallow water and deep water workout program includes the use of jogging belts and water barbells to increase strength and cardiovascular fitness. Each program is geared towards each participant’s fitness level and beginners are encouraged to attend. Shallow Aqua Aerobics: Sunday 8:15 am - 9:15 am, Monday & Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00pm Deep Aqua Aerobics: Sunday 9:30 am - 10:30 am, Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 pm - 8:00pm
Aqua Zumba Splash your way into shape with the invigorating low–impact pool party. Combined with pulsating international beats along with Latin inspired dance moves. Get Wet. Get Down. Get Fit. Fun for all abilities. Days and Times: Saturdays 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Adult Fitness & Aqua Aerobics Fees Drop-in Resident
Pass Resident (10 Classes)
Pass Non-Resident (10 Classes)
Pass note: The pass is good for only the individual who purchased the pass (admits one entrance per day), non-transferable, non-refundable, and not interchangeable. Must Provide a valid photo ID and/or a current utility bill upon entrance to the facility to receive the reduced fees (including pass renewals).
Jr Lifeguarding Program If you are between the ages of 11 and 15, this is the program for you! Enroll now and get a jump start on learning what it takes to become a lifeguard today! This American Red Cross Program teaches basic rescue skills, first aid, CPR and water safety. Fees: Residents $84 Non-Residents $115 plus a $35 non-refundable material fee Sundays: March 12—May 14 (no class April 9 and 16) Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This class is an introduction to the sport of springboard diving for youth. Beginning and intermediate skills will be taught through safe teaching practices. Optional dive meets to be announced. Participants must be able to tread water for 1 minute keeping their head above water and swim 25 yards front crawl stroke with side breathing.
March 11—May 13 (no class on April 8 and 15)
Time: 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Water Polo
Learn a fun and challenging water sport where children will learn the basic skills and strategies of the game. Participants will be taught the rules of the game, ball control, passing, shooting, and basic play. Participants must be able to tread water for 1 minute keeping their head above water and swim 25 yards front crawl stroke with side breathing. Water Polo games to be determined.
March 11—May 13 (no class on April 8 and 15)
Time: 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Synchronized Swimming
This fun music filled program is designed to develop endurance, flexibility and grace by combining swimming, gymnastics and dance. Optional synchronized meets to be announced. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards front crawl stroke, 25 yards backstroke, 25 yards breaststroke and tread water while keeping their head above water.
March 12—May 14 (no class on April 9 and 16)
Time: 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Shark Swim Team
Join the city’s novice swim team – The Sharks! Participate in coached workouts designed to build endurance, enhance technique and introduce novice swimmers into the world of swimming. Optional novice swim meets are held once a month on either a Saturday or Sunday. Tryouts will be held on March 6, 2017 at the time the swimmer is registered for. There will be a parent meeting immediately preceding the tryouts. Participants must be able to complete: 100 yards of continuous front crawl stroke with side breathing and 25 yards of breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly with correct arm and leg action.
Session Dates: March 6 - May 26 Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Beginner 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm Intermediate/Advance 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Fees: Resident. $117.00 Non-Resident $163.00 Material fee: $5.00 Sharks will not have practice spring break April 3 — April 14
CLASS LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS: PARENT AND ME: POLLIWOG Level 1: Water Exploration
5 years and up
This introductory level is the first level in our Learn-to-Swim program. Instructors focus on building children's comfort and independence in the water. Skills taught include: bubble blowing, retrieving submerged objects, front & back glides, front & back kicks and front & back floats. All skills are practiced with the support of an instructor.
GUPPY Level 2: Primary Skills
5 years and up
Before entering this level, children must feel comfortable submerging their face underwater as well as floating on their stomach & back with the help of an instructor. Children will learn to perform skills independently such as float and recover to a standing position, glides, front & back arm motion, front & back flutter kick and an introduction to rhythmic breathing.
MINNOW Level 3: Stroke Readiness To enter this level, child must be capable of independently floating and swimming 5 body lengths on front and back with arm and leg coordination. Instructors will mainly focus on front crawl with side breathing and elementary backstroke, dolphin kick and scissors kick. Skills introduced include diving in deep water and treading water.
FISH Level 4: Stroke Development Children must be able to swim a minimum of 15 yards of the pool with coordinated front crawl and elementary backstroke before entering this level. Skills taught include refining front crawl stroke with side breathing and elementary backstroke, learn back crawl stroke, breast stroke, side stroke and butterfly. New skills introduced are open turns and head first entries.
BARRACUDA Level 5:Stroke Refinement This class is held entirely in deep water. Children must be able to efficiently complete 25 yards of both front crawl and elementary backstroke without stopping. Children will refine breaststroke, butterfly and sidestroke. New skills include shallow angle dive, surface dives and flip turns.
Ages 6 months to 3 years
This class is designed for parent-child interaction and focuses on acquainting a child with the water through play and song. Emphasis is placed on teaching parents techniques to stimulate development of their childâ€™s fundamental swimming skills such as blowing bubbles, front & back glides, front & back kick, arm movement and floating. Note: Infants must wear swim diapers SEA HORSE Preschool Aquatics 1 & 2:
Ages: 3 to 5 years old
This is a combination of preschool aquatics level 1 and 2. These levels create a transition between our Parent and Me and Learn-to-Swim levels. Children must be able to enter the water on their own. In this level, children develop safe practices and water confidence in and around the water. Children will work on bubble blowing, floating, kicking, arm actions and learn to perform skills independently when ready, such as retrieving submerged objects, gliding, and swimming 2-3 body lengths. After completing Sea Horse (Preschool Aquatics 1 & 2), children are eligible to enroll into Sea Dragon (Preschool Aquatics 3) or Guppy (Level 2), depending on age.
SEA DRAGON Preschool Aquatics 3:
Ages: 3 to 5 years old
Before entering this level, children must be able to complete skills learned in Sea HorsePreschool Aquatics 2 independently, including front and back glides and swimming for 2-3 body lengths. In this level, children will build on the skills learned in Sea Horse with more emphasis on independence and coordination needed to further develop their water competency. After completing Sea Dragon (Preschool Aquatics 3), children are eligible to enroll into Guppy (Learn to Swim Level 2) or Minnow (Learn-to-Swim Level 3).
Financial Assistance is available, based on a sliding scale, for low to moderate-income families. Please call (310) 458-8700 or (310) 458-8540 or (310) 458-2239 for more information.
TIGER SHARK Level 6: Fitness Swimmer To enter this level, children must be able to complete 50 yards of front crawl and elementary backstroke and 25 yards of back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly. This level aims to develop good fitness habits and increase endurance, power and efficiency for the 4 competitive strokes. Children will learn to use a pace clock and calculate heart rate. Upon completion, children will be ready for competitive swimming and specialty classes.
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ADULT SWIM: Learning the Basics
Ages 14 years and up
Learning the Basics is designed to help participants gain basic aquatic skills and swimming strokes, including the front crawl, breaststroke and elementary backstroke. Participants also learn skills and concepts needed to stay safe around water, in addition to those needed to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency. Adults looking to refine specific stroke techniques may be better suited for the Adult Fitness Class.
Swim level assessments are available to determine the appropriate level for your child. Swim assessments are offered at the Santa Monica Swim Center Mon - Fri 3:00pm - 6:30pm and Sat & Sun 10:00am - 4:30pm
Swimming Lessons GROUP LESSONS at the Santa Monica Swim Center All classes meet for 30 minutes each day
SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS at the Santa Monica Swim Center Fees: Residents $84, Non -Residents $168 In the event only one child attends class, the class time will be reduced to 20 minutes.
Fees: Residents $42.00 Non -Residents $84.00 WEEKDAY CLASS SCHEDULE MONDAY and WEDNESDAYS OR TUESDAY and THURSDAY for 4 WEEKS Session 1 : 3/06-3/30 3:20 - 3:50 pm Parent & Me, Sea Horse, Sea Dragon 4:00 - 4:30 pm Parent & Me, Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Tiger Shark 4:40 - 5:10 pm Sea Horse, Sea Dragon, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 5:20 - 5:50 pm Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda, Adult Beginner Session 2 : 4/17-5/11 3:20 - 3:50 pm Parent & Me, Sea Horse, Sea Dragon 4:00 - 4:30 pm Parent & Me, Sea Horse, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Tiger Shark 4:40 - 5:10 pm Sea Horse, Sea Dragon, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 5:20 - 5:50 pm Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 6:00 - 6:30 pm Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda, Adult Beginner SATURDAY CLASS SCHEDULE MEETING ONE DAY PER WEEK for 8 WEEKS: Saturdays: 3/11-5/13 (no class on 4/08 and 4/15) 10:00 - 10:30 am Sea Horse, Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Adult Beginner 10:40 - 11:10 am Parent & Me, Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Minnow, Fish 11:20 - 11:50 pm Sea Horse, Sea Dragon, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 12:00 – 12:30pm Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 3:00 - 3:30 pm Parent & Me, Sea Horse, Polliwog, Guppy, Fish, Barracuda 3:40 - 4:10 pm Sea Horse, Sea Dragon, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 4:20 - 4:50 pm Parent & Me, Sea Dragon, Polliwog, Guppy, Barracuda, Adult Beginner
WAIT LIST REGISTRATION POLICY
If a class becomes full, your name will automatically be placed on a waiting list. If a space in the class opens, we will notify you by telephone.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY REFUNDS FOR COMMUNITY CLASSES, BEACH HOUSE CLASSES AND COMMUNITY AQUATICS, will be subject to a $15.00 processing fee for each activity refunded. Request must be made in writing, in person or by fax (310) 450-5076, mail or e-mail at email@example.com. Refunds will be issued only if requested within one day after first class meeting.
REFUND FOR DUPLICATE/MULTIPLE ENROLLMENTS Refund requests resulting from multiple registration submissions (at one or more registration sites including online) will be subject to a $15.00 processing fee for each activity refunded.
FRIDAY CLASS SCHEDULE MEETING at the Santa Monica Swim Center ONE DAY A WEEK for 4 WEEKS, 30 MINUTES EACH CLASS Session 1: 3/10-3/31 3:20 - 3:50 pm 4:00 - 4:30 pm 4:40- 5:10 pm 5:20- 5:50 pm 6:00 - 6:30 pm
Session 2: 4/21-5/12 Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow,
Fish, Fish, Fish, Fish, Fish,
Barracuda Barracuda Tiger Shark Barracuda Tiger Shark
SUNDAY CLASS SCHEDULE MEETING at the Santa Monica Swim Center ONE DAY A WEEK for 4 WEEKS, 30 MINUTES EACH CLASS Session 1: 3/12/- 4/02 Session 2: 4/23-5/14 10:00 – 10:30am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 10:40 – 11:10am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 11:20 – 11:50am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 12:00 – 12:30pm Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 3:00 - 3:30 pm Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda 3:40 - 4:10 pm Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Tiger Shark 4:20 - 4:50 pm Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Barracuda
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SPRING BREAK Extended hours and fun activities for everyone from April 3 to April 14, 2017 at the Santa Monica Swim Center. Like Santa Monica Swim Center on Facebook or check out our website at www.santamonicaswimcenter.org.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS at the Annenberg Community Beach House Fee: $100 In the event only one child attends class, the class time will be reduced to 20 minutes. Saturday Session 1: 3/11 -4/01 Session 2:4/22-5/13 Sunday Session 1: 3/12 -4/02 Session 2: 4/23-5/14 9:00– 9:30 am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish 9:40 – 10:10 am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish 10:20 – 10:50 am Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish
ELAC, CREST Spring, Splashball, SOL LA, SM Swim Center Classes