Swim Lessons

Winter 2022 PUBLIC LESSONS    

PAYMENT REQUIRED WHEN REGISTERING.  TO REGISTER CALL 503-397-2283

email classes@eswim.net with QUESTIONS ONLY.  (email NOT checked daily & no online registrations)

25 minute lessons 

SESSION DATES:

M/W or T/TH 

Jan 3 – 20 

Jan 24 – Feb 10 

Feb 14 – Mar 3 

Mar 7 – 18 

TIMES: 

Evening Start times:

4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 7:00, or 7:30 PM

PRICE PER SESSION:

 $42 In DISTRICT/ $50 Out DISTRICT based on 6 classes

PRIVATE LESSONS: $30 IN DISTRICT / $35 OUT DISTRICT per 1/2 hour

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

Water Introduction (children 6 months – 2 yrs)

Parent/Tot WATER INTRO Class is offered Friday at 6:00pm for $10 (Includes Family Swim)

  • 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 glide
  • 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 arm strokes
  • Arm strokes
  • Back kicks
  • Wing and 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
  • Arm strokes
  • Wing and kick, roll to arm strokes
  • 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
  • Crawl stroke
  • 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
  • Crawl stroke w/ bent elbow recovery
  • Crawl stroke – 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
  • Crawl stroke – 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
  • Crawl stroke -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
  • Crawl stroke – 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

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