Puffers

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Puffers Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old. A beginner who does not know how to swim. Uses floaties or a lifejacket and is not comfortable.

Class Goal:
Demonstrate a comfortable and independent back float and glide with their head down, eyes in the water 3 – 5 feet.

Safety:
We practice every lesson if child falls in the water, turn and get to the wall and pull their bodies out of the water. As they grow, this will become a muscle memory and a habit.

Next level is: Stingrays class.

Stingrays

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Stingray’s Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old. Comfortable swimming independently, head down/eyes in on their belly. Able to float on their backs independently and come out to instructor without assistance.

Class Goal:
The foundation of freestyle and backstroke with correct body position and arm position. The body position is prepared for learning side breathing in this level.

Safety:
We practice safety swims each lesson and begin to add some distance in the swims.

Next level is: Seals class.

Seals

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Seals Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Stingrays class or can swim freestyle progression and backstroke with proper form.

Class Goal:
Freestyle side breathing to their preferred side as well as maintain back streamline and kicks while learning backstroke arms. Demonstrate butterfly and breaststroke kicks.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Dolphins class.

Dolphins

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Dolphins Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Seals class or are able to swim using preferred side breathing, swim backstroke and be able to demonstrate butterfly and breaststroke kicks.

Class Goal:
Freestyle side breathing to their non-preferred side as well as learn backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke progressions.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Sharks class.

Sharks

Instructor/Student Ratio: 1 / 4 | Class length: 30 minutes

Select Sharks Class When:
Student is 6 to 12 years old and graduated from the Dolphins class or are able to swim using non preferred side breathing, able to swim backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly progressions.

Class Goal:
Bilateral breathing; breathing for butterfly and breaststroke; and be comfortable with flip turns at the wall.

Safety:
Safety swims practiced with further distance.

Next level is: Pre Swim Team or Swim For Fitness

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