(3.5 – 4 years); 2:1 swimmer to teacher ratio
Level 1 – This is a great introduction to the water, water safety, and basic swimming skills for beginner swimmers without any experience. Our instructors provide a fun and safe environment to learn proper floating techniques for the front and back, how to go under the water, hold breath, and beginner water safety skills.
Goals: Float on front unassisted, assisted back floating, hold breath for 5 seconds underwater, put whole face in the water, develop confidence in the pool.
Advanced Goals: proper kicking technique while front floating, back floating unassisted, pick up toys off of bottom of pool.
Safety Goals: jump in safely; jump in without goggles, introduction to jump in/turn/breathe/grab wall, walking on pool deck, excellent listening skills.
Level 2- Our instructors build on level 1 skills to develop stronger and more confident swimmers. This is a great intermediate level for swimmers with some previous swimming or water experience.
Goals: Proper kicking technique for front floating, introduction to proper freestyle arms, unassisted back floating, proper round-circle technique, picking up toys off the ground, develop confidence in the water.
Advanced Goals: proper kicking technique on back floating, round circle for full length of pool.
Safety Goals: jump in safely, jump in without goggles, jump in/turn/breathe/grab the wall with assistance, excellent listening skills.
Level 3- Our instructors develop and build on skills learned in levels 1 and 2 lessons. This is an excellent advanced level for stronger swimmers who are ready to learn proper freestyle and backstroke technique.
Goals: proper freestyle arms, introduction to proper backstroke arms, proper round-circle technique for full length of pool, swim full length of pool, develop confidence in the water.
Advanced Goals: introduction to proper breathing techniques for freestyle, proper backstroke arms, introduction to breaststroke kick.
Safety Goals: jump in safely, jump in without goggles, jump in/turn/breathe/grab the wall with or without assistance, introduction to treading water, excellent listening skills.