Youth Swimming 2 GROUP SWIM Students are encouraged to LESSON LEVEL perform the skills independently by the end of the class. DESCRIPTIONS Enter and exit water safely Jump in to chest-deep water * 'Baby and Me' and 'Toddler and Me' classes are available as four lessons or eight lessons. Customers who purchase four lessons may attend any four in the two week sessions.
Baby and Me
Ages: 6-18 months, parental involvement Instructor helps parent and child to become comfortable in the water by emphasizing fun in the water.
Toddler and Me
Ages: 18-36 months, parental involvement Develops swimming readiness by teaching water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and basic water safety skills.
Pre-Schooler and Me
Ages: 3-5 years, parental involvement Child will learn Youth Swimming 1 skills. Perfect for a reluctant learner who has difficulty separating from a parent.
Youth Swimming 1
All skills are completed with assistance and support. Safely enter and exit water Blowing bubbles three seconds with mouth and nose submerged Submerging face repeatedly Flutter kick on front and back: two body lengths Float with recovery Front and back glides: two body lengths with recovery Roll from front to back and back to front Arm and hand treading action (in chest-deep water) Arms — front crawl two body lengths Finning and 'tickle, T, pull' arms on back two body lengths
Submerge face/head, recover object from bottom — two times Bob five times with rhythmic bubble blowing Submerge face in water at least three seconds while blowing bubbles with nose and mouth Kick on front and back, with support (threefive body lengths) Front and back floats with head in proper position and ability to stay floating w/o support Gliding with recovery Roll from front to back and back to front without support Change direction while swimming on back and front Front crawl: threefive body lengths Swim on back, threefive body lengths Elementary backstroke arms or finning three body lengths Introduce back crawl arms, supported/ guided by instructor Treading using arm and leg actions, 15 seconds in shoulder-deep water
Youth Swimming 3
Students perform all shallow water skills independently and with confidence while being introduced to deep water skills. Safely enter/exit water by jumping from the side into deep water Bobbing while moving towards safety, in chest-deep water Retrieve multiple objects underwater in chest-deep water Introduction to underwater skills Push off in a streamlined position on front and back, then begin flutter kicking,
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three-five body lengths Elementary backstroke kick Breaststroke kick Rotary Breathing, 10 times Front crawl, 15 yards Elementary backstroke, 10 yards Back crawl arms, five yards
Deep Water Skills Bobbing, five times, at wall Front and back floats with recovery Treading water Sitting and kneeling dives
Youth Swimming 4
The majority of this class is conducted in deep water. Students will work on technical improvement of strokes. Swim underwater, threefive body lengths Front crawl, 25 yards (with rotary breathing) Front crawl, open turn Back crawl and elementary backstroke, 25 yards each Backstroke, open turn Breaststroke kick, 15 yards — emphasis on knee position and effective propulsion Breaststroke, full stroke, work up to 15 yards Tread water, one minute
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Dolphin kick, 15 yards (emphasis on keeping legs together) Front crawl bilateral breathing drills Sitting and kneeling dives
Youth Swimming 5
Students will increase endurance and continue to receive feedback on stroke proficiency. Circle swimming, surface dives, racing dives Open turns and flip turns Butterfly arms, kick, and timing — work up to 15 yards Front crawl, 50 yards (with bilateral breathing) Breaststroke, back crawl, and elementary backstroke, 50 yards each Standard scull, 30 seconds Tread water, two minutes Sidestroke
Students will work within their own comfort level to learn floating, locomotion and increase overall confidence in the water.
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