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    July 12 - 22 Swim Lessons (Tuesday - Friday)

    East Central Community Education 2022 Summer Swim Lessons There will be four different sessions offered, all classes are being offered at least 2 times. All sessions consist of 8 dates. Classes are LIMITED IN SIZE - so act fast if you know a session works for your family. All of our WSI (Water Safety Instructors) are Red Cross certified. COST: Preschool levels are $30.00; Learn To Swim (LTS) -- $40.00 Please make sure you get the correct session, swim level and time when enrolling. Class level descriptions are listed on the last page of this packet. These are helpful if you are unsure of which class to select. YES, summer rec and some sessions overlap. We cannot be choosy when offering lessons due to short staffing. Sorry. If no one has enrolled in a class 5 days prior to the start, we may change the class offering, so if you are interested in a class, do not hesitate to register. July 12 - July 22 SPACE IS LIMITED TUESDAY - FRIDAY SESSION The session is a total of 8 dates. Tuesday, July 12 - Friday, July 15 Tuesday, July 19 - Friday, July 22 Swim lessons are taught by our WSI (Water Safety Instructor) who have been Red Cross certified. Class Parent/Child LTS 3 LTS 1 LTS 2 LTS 4 WSI - Jessica K 4:00-4:30 4:40-5:20 5:30-6:00 6:10-6:50 7:00 - 7:50 COST: $40.00 for Learn To Swim (LTS) Levels $30.00 for Preschool/Parent Child Learn To Swim (LTS) All WSI are Red Cross certified LTS Level 1 (age 6 and up): Introduction to Water Skills Learn Basic water safety rules; how to use a life jacket; submerge mouth, nose and eyes; open eyes underwater and pick up a submerged object; swim on front and back using arm and leg actions; exhale underwater; float on front and back . LTS Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Submerge entire head, glide on the front and back, tread water using arm and leg motions; bob in water, do a jellyfish float; swim using combined stroke on front and back LTS Level 3: Stroke Development Perform a reaching assist, submerge and retrieve an object, glide on front and back, back and front crawl, kneeling or standing dive; breathe side to side in horizontal position; survival float, back float; butterfly kick and body motion LTS Level 4—Stroke Improvement Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills. • Headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions • Swim under water • Feet first surface dive • Survival swimming • Front crawl and backstroke open turns • Tread water using 2 different kicks • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly • Flutter and dolphin kicks on back LTS Level 5—Stroke Refinement Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. • Shallow-angle dive from the side then glide and begin a front stroke • Tuck and pike surface dives, submerge completely • Front flip turn and backstroke flip turn while swimming • Front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly • Sculling LTS Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving PRESCHOOL Parent/Child, (6 months – 2 years) – Parents must accompany their child in the water. Bring your child and let them get acquainted with the water. Learn the proper hold for your child in the water and play lots of fun water games. This class will include advanced techniques for the preschooler. The Pool will hopefully be 83 degrees but, please bring a t-shirt along with for your (preschool) child to wear if the pool feels cooler. Level 1 – Water Exploration (2- 3 years) -Child will learn to enter/ exit water on your own, blow bubbles, fully submerge face, and experience supported floating and kicking. *****Your child will need to be in the water by themselves for this level, if they cannot do this, please register them in Parent/child.***** Level 2 – Learn Primary Skills (3 – 4 years) -Learn to float without support and recover to a vertical position. Work on front and back glides. Your child will need to be in the water by themselves for this level, if they cannot do this, please register them in Parent/child. Level 3 – Learn Primary Skills (4 – 5 years) -Learn basic swimming propulsive skills. Learn to change direction, combine arm & leg actions on both front & back The WSI Instructor may determine your child is better suited at another level; they will make that assessment on the first day of class.