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Swim Lesson Descriptions Aquababes • Age: 6 months - 3 years Sign up for Aquababes and let your child enjoy their first aquatic experience. This class is great for water introduction and parent/child bonding while getting a little physical exercise. Participants will enjoy games as well as water safety lessons. Parents are to accompany their children in the pool. If children are not potty-trained, they must wear leak-proof diapers. Tiny Tots • Age: 3 - 5 years This class is designed to teach basic water skills, breath holding, floating, jumping in, and more depending upon the child’s swimming interest and ability. Children have a great time learning new skills while building up their confidence in and around water. Parents do not accompany children into the pool. Learn to Swim (LTS)-Beginner • Age: 6 - 16 years This class will increase your child’s confidence in water and create a solid swimming foundation. The class emphasizes the basics, including floating and kicking on both front and back, alternating arm action, rhythmic breathing, combined stroke on front and back, turning over front to back and back to front, water safety moves, and how to get help in an emergency. This class is for children entering levels 1 or 2 with little or no swimming experience and those with a level 1 card or equal skill. Learn to Swim (LTS) - Intermediate • Age: 6 - 16 years This intermediate-level class teaches the various swim strokes, emphasizing on the fundamentals of front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, deep-water bobbing, introduction to sidestroke and breaststroke, turns at the wall, treading water, self-rescue skills, jumping into deep water with a lifejacket and familiarity with CPR and rescue breathing. This class is for children entering levels 3 or 4 with a level 2 or 3 card or equal skills. Learn to Swim (LTS) - Advanced • Age: 6 - 16 years This advanced-level class works on techniques and helps your child refine their strokes; front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly. Additionally, this class will familiarize your child with more difficult techniques like alternate breathing, swimming underwater, deep-water bobbing, turns at the wall, diving safety, alternative kicks for treading water, and the approach stroke. By the end of the course, your child will also know how to incorporate learn-to-swim skills and activities into lifetime fitness, various conditioning principles and in-water rescue techniques. This class is for children entering level 5, 6 or 7 with level 4, 5 or 6 cards or equal skill. Semi-Private - Beginner • Age: 6 - 16 years This class is for children with little or no swimming experience that need a smaller class environment. This class will increase your child’s confidence in water and create a solid swimming foundation. The class emphasizes the basics, including floating and kicking on both front and back, alternating arm action, rhythmic breathing, combined stroke on front and back, turning over front to back and back to front, water safety moves, and how to get help in an emergency. Semi-Private - Intermediate • Age: 6 - 16 years This class is for children with a level 2 or 3 card or equal skills who prefer a smaller class environment. This intermediate-level class teaches the various swim strokes, emphasizing on the fundamentals of front crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, deep-water bobbing, introduction to sidestroke and breaststroke, turns at the wall, treading water, self-rescue skills, jumping into deep water with a lifejacket and familiarity with CPR and rescue breathing. Private Lessons A private swim lesson is designed to help identify and focus on a specific skill needing improvement. Ratio is 1:1. Competitive Swim Lessons • Age: 6 - 16 years Prepare your child for the world of competitive swimming while promoting a healthy lifestyle choice! Lesson emphasis is on starts, turns, endurance, concentration, and stroke correction. Prerequisite for beginners: Ability to swim 15-yd. crawl stroke while breathing to the side. Prerequisite for advanced: Ability to swim 25-yd. crawl stroke while breathing to the side. Also must have taken and completed competitive swim for beginners. Exceptional Needs Individual swim lessons for elementary school-aged children who are physically or mentally challenged. Parents must enter the water with the student. This class offers opportunities for parent/child bonding while your child develops new skills in the water. Adult Swim Lessons • Age: 15 years and up Adult instruction is offered for swimmers of all skill levels. Instruction is offered based on your skill level which will allow you to build your self confidence along with your swimming skills.

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