Swim Lessons

Call 503-397-2283

All information and dates subject to change if staff numbers increase

WINTER 2023 

LESSON SESSIONS ARE BACK:

Jan. 9-25

Jan. 30 – Feb. 15

TIMES:

M/W at 5:05, 5:40, or 6:15pm

PRICE PER SESSION:

$48 In DISTRICT/ $62 Out DISTRICT 

**Adult Lessons: TTH 9:30am drop-in $10

**********************************************************************************************

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

Water Introduction (children 6 months – 2 yrs)

Parent/Tot WATER INTRO Class times:  Saturday at 10:30am drop-in $10

  • 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

Comments are closed.