Grade School/Jr. High

Grade School/Jr. High

These American Red Cross progressive programs are for anyone over six years of age. Classes encourage all participants to reach their maximum potential as a swimmer. Kindergarten children may go to preschool or grade school lessons. A minimum of four students must be enrolled in order to conduct the class.

LEVEL 1 - INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS

This class is geared to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely.

LEVEL 2 - FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS

This class provides students with opportunities for success in fundamental skills. Front/back floating and front crawl are taught.

LEVEL 3 - STROKE DEVELOPMENT

Continuation of Level 2 skills with an emphasis on front crawl, back crawl and introduction of the butterfly.

LEVEL 4 - STROKE IMPROVEMENT

The purpose of this class is to build student confidence and performance of the swimming strokes learned in Level 3 by providing additional practice.

LEVEL 5 -  STROKE REFINEMENT

This class provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.