WHAT GROUP SHOULD MY CHILD BE IN?

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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.

We'll see you at the pool!

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Water exploration

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)

CLASS FOCUS:

  • Independence in the water

  • Nose bubbles

  • Submersion

  • Supported back float

GUPPY | Stage 1

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.

CLASS FOCUS:

  • Bobs and submersions with rhythmic breathing

  • Unsupported front and back floats

  • Supported front and back kicks

  • Supported practice of Float-and-Flip

  • Safety turn

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ROCKET | Stage 2

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

CLASS FOCUS:

  • 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

  • Safety turn

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MIGHTY | Stage 3

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.

CLASS FOCUS:

  • Freestyle and backstroke

  • Endurance and streamlines

  • Kneeling dive

  • Treading water

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