Because this is a first time swimming experience without parents; the student to teacher ratio is lower in the Guppies class. This class will now have a maximum of four children per instructor to ensure your child learns to enjoy and respect the water. This class is a must for the first time swimmer without their parent(s).
|Non-swimmer, not water adjusted or the first time in a group lesson without a parent. This class emphasizes water adjustment and learning how to enjoy and respect the water.|
SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR 3 TO 5 YEAR OLDS: The following classes are a great experience in skill development and social adjustment for children three to five years of age that have some aquatic experience. Kindergarten children may go into preschool or grade school lessons. These classes operate on a small student/teacher ratio. A minimum of four children must be enrolled to conduct a class.
|Must have completed Guppies. Non-swimmer, has been water adjusted. This class will work on introductory swimming skills.|
|Must have completed Polliwog. Develop front and back skills. Fundamentals of the front crawl stroke, breath control, and deep-water adjustment are covered.|
|Must have completed Tadpole. Can swim 20 feet and knows the basics of rhythmic breathing. Along with increasing rhythmic breathing, backstroke skills and endurance will be developed.|
|Must have completed Frog. Can swim 15 yards and introduction of the elementary backstroke. Under water swimming and endurance swimming are stressed.|
|Can swim 25 yards front crawl, 15 yards backstroke. Breaststroke is introduced along with more emphasis on endurance swimming.|