Swim Lessons

2019 FALL LESSONS  

Call 503-397-2283 to register

1/2 hour classes offered M/W OR T/TH evenings.  Choose dates and times below.  All levels offered.  

DATES:

Sept 30 – Oct 17 

Oct 21 – Nov 7  

Nov 11 – 28  

Dec 2 – 19

TIMES: 

4:30pm class is a drop-in lesson on MW for $8

5:15, 5:50 & 6:25pm call to register.  

Parent tot classes offered Saturdays at 10:30am drop-in $8

Adult Lessons offered TTH at 9:30am & 7:00pm drop-in $8

PRICES:

Prices shown are IN District/OUT of District (IN District is anyone living within the St. Helens School District)

Sept 30 – Oct 17 ($36/46.50)

Oct 21 – Nov 7 (MW $36/46.50 TTH $30/38.75 No class 10/31)

Nov 11 – 28 (MW $36/46.50 TTH $30/38.75 No class 11/28)

Dec 2 – 19 ($36/46.50)

*Please read the information below to determine which class your child needs*

Water Introduction (children 6 months – 2 yrs)

Parent / Tot Class  Parent/Tot Class is offered as a $8.00 drop in. (see current schedule for times)
  • Learn to ask for permission before entering the water
  • Learn how to enter/exit water safely
  • Feel comfortable in the water
  • Submerging to the mouth, nose, eyes and completely
  • Explore buoyancy
  • Change body position in the water
  • Learn how to play safely

Learn to Swim (children 3-17)

Level 1:
  • Roll to Tummy and enter water
  • Blow bubbles – mouth
  • Blow bubbles – nose
  • Blowing bubbles head submerged or face in water – 3 counts
  • Front float – 5 counts assisted
  • Back float – 5 counts assisted
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Lifejackets – floating and Recognize a lifeguard
Level 2:
  • Roll to Tummy and enter water
  • Nose bobs – 5
  • Front float – 5 counts unassisted
  • Back float – 5 counts unassisted
  • Front glide
  • Back flide
  • Flutter kick with kickboard – front
  • Flutter kick with kickboard – back
  • Steamboats
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Lifejackets – kicking to wall and Open eyes under water
Level 3:
  • Roll to Tummy and enter water
  • Nose Bobs – 5
  • Roll front to back
  • Roll back to front
  • Intro to Armstrokes
  • Armstrokes
  • Back kicks
  • Wing an kick
  • Steamboat, roll to wing and kick
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Swim with a Buddy and How to get help
Level 4:
  • Nose Bobs – 10
  • Armstrokes
  • Wing and kick, roll to armstrokes
  • Intro to Side-breathing
  • Side-breathing – 5 breaths, roll to Wing and kick
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Safety bobs
Level 5:
  • Nose bobs – 10
  • Crawlstroke
  • Wing and kick – 15 yds
  • Streamline back kicks
  • Intro to Backstroke
  • Intro to treading water
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Open water and deep water safety
Level 6:
  • Nose bobs – 10
  • Crawlstroke w/ bent elbow recovery
  • Crawlstroke – 15 yds
  • Backstroke – 15 yds
  • Intro to Breaststroke kick
  • Intro to diving
  • Treading water – 30 seconds
  • Jump in and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Diving safely
Level 7:
  • Nose bobs – 10
  • Crawlstroke – 25 yds
  • Backstroke with s-pull – 25 yds
  • Breaststroke – 15 yds
  • Treading water – 1 min.
  • Intro to Dolphin kick
  • Intro to Breaststroke pull
  • Intro to Breaststroke
  • Jump in deep water and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Deep water Bobs
Level 8:
  • Nose Bobs – 10
  • Crawlstroke -50 yds
  • Backstroke – 50 yds
  • Breaststroke – 50 yds
  • Intro to Butterfly Arms
  • Treading water – 1 min 30 sec
  • Jump in deep water and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Survival Float
Level 9:
  • Nose Bobs – 10
  • Crawlstroke – 100 yds
  • Backstroke – 100 yds
  • Breaststroke – 100 yds
  • Butterfly – 15 yds
  • Open Turns
  • Treading water – 2 min
  • Jump in deep water and return to wall
  • Exit water at wall
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Underwater blackout
Level 10:
  • Nose Bobs – 10
  • Butterfly – 25 yds
  • 300 yds continuous swim
  • Long Shallow water dives
  • Treading water – drills
  • SAFETY SKILLS: Diving board safety
Adult Lessons are offered as a drop in class for $8.00.  (See current schedule for times.)

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