Swim Lessons

2018 EVENING FALL LESSONS 

(*we do not take computer registrations.  You must call 503-397-2283 to register.) 

 MW 5:15, 5:50, 6:25   OR   TTH 5:15, 5:50, 6:25

OCTOBER 1 – Oct. 11  (Half price to train instructors (ID $18 OD $23.25)  
Oct. 15 – Nov. 1     (MW ID $30 OD$38.75 no class 10/31) (TTH ID $36 OD $46.50)
Nov. 5 – Nov. 21   (MW ID $36 OD $46.50) (TTH ID $30 OD $38.75 no class 11/22)
Nov. 26 – Dec. 13 (ID $36 OD $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 on Saturday’s at 10:30 as a $8.00 drop in. (Passes are available, buy 5 get one free for $40)
  • 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 Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:00 am .  This is a drop in class for $8.00

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