WHAT GROUP SHOULD MY CHILD BE IN?
PLACING YOUR CHILD IN THE RIGHT GROUP:
The guide below serves as a tool for you to choose the right starting group for your child. Please begin at the top and read through each group description thoroughly.
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The objective of this level is to gain comfortability in the water through trust and fun. We will work through any anxieties your child may have to create a level of comfort. (3 kids max)
Independence in the water
Supported back float
The objective of this level is to get a feel for the proper horizontal swimming position and try to propel forward with a strong kick. Rhythmic breathing is introduced. Our safety skill, Float-and-Flip is introduced.
Bobs and submersions with rhythmic breathing
Unsupported front and back floats
Supported front and back kicks
Supported practice of Float-and-Flip
In this level, swimmers will focus on introduction to streamline, underwater arm pulls, deep water skills, as well as work to master the float-and-flip. **arm pulls with float and flip, continued arm pulls 5 yards
Bobs with rhythmic breathing
Streamline position and underwater arm pulls
Unsupported front and back kicks
Unsupported practice of Float-and-Flip with arm pulls (5 yards)
Deep water practice and introduction to sitting dive
In this level, swimmers will focus on arm pulls over the top of the water on the front and back (beginnings of freestyle and backstroke), and continue to independently perform the safety skill of float-and-flip with sustained swimming. Deep water skills will continue to be practiced.
Freestyle and backstroke
Endurance and streamlines