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Swim Lessons

Open Swim

Lifeguard Instruction

Water Safety Instruction


Beat the heat at our pools for only $1 per person! June 6- Aug 5 Season passes $50! 30 day passes $30!

Available upon request by calling 392-2010. All children 6 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult in and out of the water. Children 5 years old and under require one-on-one supervision by an adult.

Hours: NOR Pool: M-F 2pm to 4:30pm Sat: 1 to 5pm (closed June 11) Family Swim Nights (Mondays): 8:00pm-9:30pm NB Pool: M-F 2pm to 4:30pm

Pool Locations & Hours NOR Pool 401 Galaxy Ave. 392-2006 Lessons: M-F 9am to 12:30pm (group lessons only); 5pm to 6:30pm (private lessons only) Public Swim: M-F 2pm to 4:30pm and Sat. 1-5pm Family Swim Nights (Mondays): 8:00p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Greenacres Pool 2014 Calloway Dr. 392-2019 Lessons: M-F 9am to 6:30pm (group lessons only) North Beardsley Pool 901 Airport Dr. 392-2034 Lessons: 9am to 12:30pm (private lessons only); 5:30pm to 7:30pm (group lessons only) Public Swim: M-F 2pm to 4:30pm

Call 392.2060 for Swim Information

Pools open June 2011 Register Now For Classes!


Swim Lesson Dates:

Session 1: June 13-June 24 Session 2: June 27-July 8 Session 3: July 11-July 22 Session 4: July 25-August 5 10 day sessions (Monday through Friday)

Class Costs:

Parent/ Child &Diving: $35/ $40 non-resident Toddler and Level 1: $45/ $50 non-resident Level 2-5: $40/ $45 non-resident Private Lessons: $90/ $100 non-resident

American Red Cross Class Descriptions Parent and Child (6 mos to 3yrs.)

Parents and children learn together to increase children’s comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic aquatic and water safety skills. Introduced are basic skills appropriate for this age group as well as safety topics for parents and children: enter and exit the pool, blowing bubbles, arm and leg action, front and back float. All skills taught are with physical support from the parent. The philosophy of this class is to help your child feel comfortable in the water. As the parent, you will be teaching your child to relax and have fun in the water as well as learn safety skills.

Junior Lifeguarding: $50/$55 non-resident Offered Session 1: June 13-24 (Mon-Fri) 8:30-9:30am at NOR Pool

Please note: this class will not teach your child how to swim. This class is the first step to getting your child started in the water. As your child progresses to the next levels he or she will begin to swim comfortably on their own.

Offered Session 3: July 11-22 (Mon-Fri) 8:30-9:30am at NOR Pool

Beginning Toddler (3 to 5yrs.)

Swim Classes

Red Cross swim classes are designed to help swimmers of varying ages and abilities develop their water safety, survival and swim skills. Courses are age-appropriate and fun, helping participants stay motivated and achieve success on a regular basis. As children progress through the various levels, they increase their comfort level in and around the water. North of the River also provides Private Lessons that focus on one student. Classes are 30 minutes in length. Monday through Friday for 2 weeks.

Registration

You may register Monday through Friday at Greenacres Center (2014 Calloway Dr., 8am-8pm) or NOR District Office (405 Galaxy Ave., 8am-5pm), or Online at www.NORfun.org.

water, move into front float for 5 seconds, roll over to a back float. Push off and swim using a combination of arm and leg actions.) Five year olds who successfully complete Advanced Toddler are eligible for Level 1.

Level 1(6 yrs. and up)

Introduction to Water Skills

Helps participants feel comfortable in the water. New Skills: Blowing bubbles through nose and mouth, open eyes under water and retrieve objects, back float on front and roll over, arm and leg actions on front and safety skills. (Exit Skills Assessment: Enter unassisted, bob 5 times to chin level and safely exit the water. Participants can walk, travel along the gutter or swim. Float on front for 3 seconds, roll to back with assistance and float on back with support for 3 seconds.)

Level 2(6yrs. and up)

Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic aquatic skills. New Skills: Enter and exit water safely, blowing bubbles, open eyes under water, float on front and back, roll over, arm and leg action on front and back and safety skills. (Exit Skills Assessment: Enter unassisted, bob 5 times to chin level and safely exit the water. Participants can walk, travel along the gutter or swim. Float on front with support for 3 seconds, roll to back with assistance and float on back with support for 3 seconds.)

Fundamental Aquatic Skills Gives participants success with fundamental skills. New Skills: Jumping into water, submerge entire head, front and back glide, combined arm and leg action on front and back, finning, skulling and water safety. (Exit Skills Assessment: Step from side into chest-deep water, move into front float for 5 seconds, roll over to a back float, return to standing position, then move back to a back float for 5 seconds and return to a standing position. Push off and swim using a combination of arm and leg actions on the front; push off and swim using a combination of arm and leg actions on the back.)

Advanced Toddler (3 to 5yrs.)

Level 3

Introduction to Water Skills

Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Helps children gain greater independence in their skills and develop more comfort in and around water. New Skills: Jumping into water, submerge entire head, front and back glide, combined arm and leg action on front, finning, sculling and safety skills. (Exit Skills Assessment: Step from side into chest-deep

Stroke Development Builds on skills with practice in deeper water. New Skills: Head-first entry, rotary breathing, treading water, front and back crawl, butterfly kick and body motion, elementary backstroke and safety skills. (Exit Skill Assessment: Jump into chest-deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards with face in the water and


rhythmic breathing pattern (to front or side), maintain position by treading or floating for 30 seconds and swim back crawl 15 yards.)

Level 4

Stroke Improvement Develops confidence and improves skills. New Skills: Dive from compact position, swim underwater, surface dive, rotary breathing with front crawl, breastroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and safety skills. (Exit Skill Assessment: Perform a feet-first entry into chest deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (float or sculling), swim backstroke for 25 yards, and swim breaststroke for 25 yards.)

Level 5

Stroke Refinement Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. New Skills: Shallow-angle dive from side, survival float, flip turns, treading water, side stroke and safety skills. (Exit Skills Assessment: Perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, maintain position on back for 2 minutes in deep water (float or sculling) and swim backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breast stroke for 25 yards, tread water for 2 minutes and swim butterfly for 25 yards.)

Private Lessons

North Beardsley and NOR Pools offer one-on-one Private Swim Lessons for all levels, from Parent/ Child through Adult.

Getting your child into the right class.

Parent and child classes introduce children three years of age or younger to the water. Toddler classes are for children three to five years of age who are comfortable in the water and do not need a parent present. Children who are six years of age or older and just learning to swim should enroll in Level 1.

Diving Lessons Learn to dive with individualized lessons. Lessons may consist of basic dives from the pool side or more skillful dives using the one meter board. Junior Lifeguarding Learn what it takes to be a great lifeguard- from lifesaving and leadership skills to fitness and professional development. The experience you gain through the Junior Lifeguarding program will help you prepare for Red Cross lifeguard training. This program is intended for those aspiring to become lifeguards and are between the ages of 11 and 14. Participants should bring a swim suit, towel and sunscreen.

NEW!

WATER FITNESS CLASSES at NOR!

AQUA CONDITIONING Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 7:15-8:15pm at Greenacres Pool. High energy low-impact exercise class in shallow water that increases flexibility and overall fitness.

DEEP WATER INTERVALS Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-9:30am at NOR Pool.

This non-impact vigorous workout will challenge your body while being gentle on your knees, hips and spine while strengthening your back and increasing circulation and flexibility. No swimming skills necessary.

Fee Options (either class): $5 drop-in per visit $25 per 2-week session $80 for the entire summer (four 2-week sessions) Call 392-2060 for info


Lifeguard Certification Courses

This class will train you for an exciting job as a certified Lifeguard. The course includes: Lifeguarding skills, First Aid, CPR for adults, youth and infants, CPR for the Professional Rescuer which includes AED administration, Bloodborne Pathogen training, and Oxygen Administration. The class includes a series of physical tests prior to certification. Students must continuously swim 300 yards using 100 yards of Front Crawl, 100 yards of Breast Stroke, and 100 yards of Front Crawl or Breast Stroke. Students will also be required to swim the length of the pool, surface dive from a 10 foot pool, pick up a 10 pound brick from the bottom, and swim back to the starting point while holding the brick with two hands above the water. The students will need to be able to tread water for at least 3 minutes with no hands. Homework is included in this course and will be assigned every class meeting. The American Red Cross is offering free Lifeguard classes for military families and Veterans. Call 324-6427 for more information.

Must be 15.5 by the first day of class. Lifeguard certification does not guarantee employment with North of the River. For further information contact 392-2060.

Location: NOR Pool (405 Galaxy Ave.) Fee: $130/$120 Resident Fee

Session 3 April 16, Saturday April 17, Sunday April 18, Monday April 19, Tuesday 8:00am-5:30pm MUST ATTEND ALL DATES AND TIMES

Session 4 April 30, Saturday May 1, Sunday May 7, Saturday May 8, Sunday 8:00am-5:30pm MUST ATTEND ALL DATES AND TIMES


Pools open June 2011 Session 1: June 13 - June 24 (MTWThF): Available times are listed below Parent/ Child 10:30 12:00 5:45 6:30 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 11:15 12:00 4:15 5:00 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 11:15 12:00 4:15 5:00 Level 1 9:00 9:45 10:30 11:15 4:15 5:00 5:45 Level 2 9:00 9:45 10:30 12:00 5:00 5:45 Level 3 9:00 9:45 10:30 11:15 12:00 4:15 5:00 Level 4 9:45 11:15 6:30 Level 5 10:30 6:30 Session 2: June 27 - July 8 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 10:30 12:00 5:45 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 1 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 2 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 3 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 4 9:45 11:15 6:30 Level 5 10:30 6:30 Session 3: July 11 - July 22 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 10:30 12:00 5:45 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 1 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 2 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 3 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 4 9:45 11:15 6:30 Level 5 10:30 6:30 Session 4: July 25 - August 5 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 10:30 12:00 5:45 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 1 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 2 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 3 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 4 9:45 11:15 6:30 Level 5 10:30 6:30

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call 392-2060 for more info Session 1: June 13 - June 24 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 9:45 11:15 Beg. Toddler 9:00 10:30 12:00 Adv. Toddler 9:45 10:30 11:15 Level 1 9:45 10:30 Level 2 9:00 9:45 12:00 Level 3 10:30 11:15 12:00 Level 4 9:00 11:15 12:00 Level 5 11:15 Session 2: June 27 - July 8 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 9:00 11:15 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 11:15 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 12:00 Level 1 10:30 11:15 12:00 Level 2 9:00 10:30 11:15 Level 3 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 4 10:30 12:00 Level 5 9:45 11:15 Session 3: July 11 - July 22 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 11:15 12:00 Beg. Toddler 9:00 9:45 11:15 Adv. Toddler 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 1 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 2 9:00 9:45 11:15 Level 3 9:45 10:30 11:15 Level 4 11:15 12:00 Level 5 11:15 12:00 Session 4: July 25 - August 5 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 9:00 11:15 Beg. Toddler 10:30 11:15 Adv. Toddler 9:45 10:30 12:00 Level 1 9:45 11:15 12:00 Level 2 9:00 9:45 10:30 Level 3 9:00 10:30 11:15 Level 4 9:00 10:30 12:00 Level 5 9:00 9:45 12:00

Diving Jr. Lifeguarding Aqua Aerobics

10:30 12:00 8:30 (1 hour) 8:30 (1 hour)

Diving Aqua Aerobics

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Diving Jr. Lifeguarding Aqua Aerobics

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Diving Aqua Aerobics

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Session 1: June 13 - June 24 (MTWThF) Private 5:00 5:45 6:30 6 available per time slot

evening classes

Session 2: June 27 - July 8 (MTWThF) Private 5:00 5:45 6:30 6 available per time slot

evening classes

Session 3: July 11 - July 22 (MTWThF) Private 5:00 5:45 6:30 6 available per time slot

evening classes

Session 4: July 25 - August 5 (MTWThF) Private 5:00 5:45 6:30 6 available per time slot

evening classes

Session 1: June 13 - June 24 (MTWThF) Private 9:00 9:45 10:30 7 available per time slot

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Session 2: June 27 - July 8 (MTWThF) Private 9:00 9:45 10:30 7 available per time slot

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Session 3: July 11 - July 22 (MTWThF) Private 9:00 9:45 10:30 7 available per time slot

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Session 4: July 25 - August 5 (MTWThF) Private 9:00 9:45 10:30 7 available per time slot

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call 392-2060 for more info Session 1: June 13 - June 24 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 5:30 Beg. Toddler 5:30 7:00 Adv. Toddler 6:15 Level 1 5:30 6:15 Level 2 6:15 7:00 Level 3 5:30 7:00 Level 4 6:15 7:00 Level 5 5:15 7:00

Session 2: June 27 - July 8 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 5:30 Beg. Toddler 5:30 7:00 Adv. Toddler 6:15 Level 1 5:30 6:15 Level 2 6:15 7:00 Level 3 5:30 7:00 Level 4 6:15 7:00 Level 5 5:15 7:00

Session 3: July 11 - July 22 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 5:30 Beg. Toddler 5:30 7:00 Adv. Toddler 6:15 Level 1 5:30 6:15 Level 2 6:15 7:00 Level 3 5:30 7:00 Level 4 6:15 7:00 Level 5 5:15 7:00

Session 4: July 25 - August 5 (MTWThF) Parent/ Child 5:30 Beg. Toddler 5:30 7:00 Adv. Toddler 6:15 Level 1 5:30 6:15 Level 2 6:15 7:00 Level 3 5:30 7:00 Level 4 6:15 7:00 Level 5 5:15 7:00

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American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course will train instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress. Students must be at least 16 years old on or before the final scheduled lesson of this course, complete the Fundamental of Instructor Training course, and demonstrate and perform the following swimming skills: • Swim 25 yards of Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breast Stroke, Elementary Backstroke, Sidestroke, and 15 yards of Butterfly • Maintain position on back for one minute in deep water floating or sculling • Tread water for one minute

8:00am-5:30pm Session 1: April 20, Wednesday April 21, Thursday April 22, Friday April 23, Saturday Session 2: May 14, Saturday May 15, Sunday May 21, Saturday May 22, Sunday Must attend ALL dates and times

Location: NOR Pool (405 Galaxy Ave.) Fee: $140/$130 Resident Fee Class pre-requisites: Must be Age 16 by first day of class Pass Pre-Test

Certification does not guarantee employment with North of the River.

For more info, call 392-2060.


We want to help you have fun!!! Would you like us to bring FREE events to the NOR park in your neighborhood?

Family Play Days

Would you attend events designed for you and your neighbors in your neighborhood?

Movies

Send us your ideas or just volunteer to help out in your neighborhood at nor@norfun.org

or by calling 392-2060

Concerts Barbeques Local “pick-up” games

Bakersfield Summers get REALLY

WITH NOR!

visit www.NORfun.org/staycool for a list of water play areas in our parks!

Waterplay Days!

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405 Galaxy Ave., Bakersfield, CA

93308

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Register for Swim lessons online!

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JOIN US FOR

START YOUR SUMMER WITH A BIG SPLASH AT NOR POOL Tuesday

June 7 @ 2pm

Come get a healthy snack and take a dip on us!

FREE OPEN SWIM!

Thanks once again to Kaiser Permanente and the “Operation Splash” program, hundreds of deserving community members will receive FREE swim lessons and season passes to open swim – making this summer safer, healthier and more fun than ever!

FREE HEALTHY SNACKS!

Join us on Tuesday, June 7th at 2 p.m. at the NOR Pool for a ceremonial group “splash” to kick off this great program and the summer swim season. Jump into the fun!

COOL FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

Aquatics 2011  

Aquatics programs offered by North of the River Recreation and park District in Bakersfield, California.

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