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2021 Swim Lessons – Class Descriptions

2021 Swim Lessons – Class Descriptions

Summer 2021 Swim Lessons

SRD is excited to offer swim lessons again this summer, but some things have changed. Please read our brief descriptions to best place your child.

Our summer schedule will offer small group classes and private/semi-private. Please book lessons based on your child’s age and group description. *Please note that private and group lessons begin at age 3. We offer a parent/child class for those under 3 years of age.

*COVID-19 Precautions: Physical distancing of 3 feet or more will be maintained when possible, between participants and instructors. Please recognize that some training activities will require instructors and participants to be closer than 3 feet, and hands-on for safety, and training of the participant. Instructors will wear a mask or shield during the duration of the lesson. For safety purposes, participants may not wear masks when in the water.

8 MONTHS – 3 YEARS OLD – PARENT/CHILD

A water orientation course for very young children & their parents. Through a variety of songs, games and safety skills, children learn to enjoy the water with their parent(s). This program is primarily intended as an introduction to water and not a “learn to swim” class.

3-4 YEARS OLD

Perfect for children who have not taken swim lessons before or are not comfortable in the water unassisted. Children will learn how to safely be a part of a group class, blow bubbles through their mouth and nose, submerge underwater, kick properly with assistance and float front and back with assistance. *Parents are asked to stay and watch the class poolside for safety purposes.

5-6 YEARS OLD – BEGINNER

Perfect for those that may have not had a swim lesson due to COVID and for those that had lessons and lost progress due to COVID. This class is for children that are not completely comfortable in the water or are not water safe. Instructors will work on treading water, floating unassisted, beginning front-crawl and beginning backstroke.

5-6 YEARS OLD – INTERMEDIATE

This class is for children that are water safe. Children enrolling in this course should be able to float on front and back without assistance, and able to swim using strokes on their front and back for at least 15 feet. Instructors will work on front-crawl with side-breathing, backstroke and introduce breast kick and dolphin kick.

7-9 YEARS OLD – INTERMEDIATE

This class is meant for children that are comfortable in the water and can swim at least 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke but need a refresher course. Students should also have some knowledge of breaststroke kick. Instructors will work on their stroke technique and endurance with introduction to breaststroke and dolphin kick.

7-9 YEARS OLD– ADVANCED

This class is meant for children that are almost ready for swim team. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke along with some knowledge of butterfly. Instructors will work on stroke technique with a primary focus on getting ready for swim team or SRD’s Swim Club.

SWIM CLUB

INTERMEDIATE – 9-11 YEARS OLD

Designed for participants to build endurance over 45 minutes while learning detailed skills and drills to help improve stroke technique in all 4 strokes. Participants must be able to swim full lengths of the pool using freestyle and backstroke along with at least 10 yards of breaststroke and butterfly. This is a great class for those interested in swim team but might not be ready to compete or play multiple sports.

ADVANCED – 12-15 YEARS OLD

Designed for participants to build endurance over 45 minutes while learning detailed skills and drills to help improve stroke technique in all 4 strokes. Participants must be able to swim full lengths of the pool using all 4 primary strokes. This is a great class for those interested in swim team but might not be ready to compete or play multiple sports.

 

 

 

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