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Swim Lessons

WINTER 2024 (Subject to change)

Registration begins the Friday before each session starts, beginning at 8:00am.  Call 503-397-2283.

DATES:  

Jan. 8-17 (Registration starts 1/5)

Jan. 22-31 (Registration starts 1/19)

Feb. 5-14 (Registration starts 2/2)

Feb. 19-28 (Registration starts 2/16)

Mar. 4-13 (Registration starts 3/1)

TIMES:  5:10, 5:45 & 6:20  MW ONLY

PRICE PER SESSION:  $32 In District / $40 Out District

 

ADULT LESSONS: T/TH's  8:00-9:00am $10 drop in.  Beginners or stroke improvement. All levels welcome.

PARENT/TOT: Please call to see if class is offered.  Looking for instructor.

PRIVATE LESSONS: Not available at this time.

 

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

Water Introduction (children 6 months – 2 yrs)

Parent/Tot WATER INTRO Class (call to see if class if offered)

  • 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) (parent in water with 3 yr olds)

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