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Children’s Group Swim Lessons Level Descriptions
A movement and adjustment experience in the water for children from 4 months to 21⁄2 years. This class is designed to alleviate fears children have concerning the water and to provide a “First Stroke” in a safe aquatic environment.
Minnows- Water Exploration (Level 1)
Child must be at least 21⁄2 years of age to participate in class. The objective of this class is to help the child feel comfortable in the water. Skills that will be introduced will be water adjustment, breath control, buoyancy, entering/exiting the water unassisted, front/back kicking with support, and using arms for short distances. Basic safety will be introduced as well.
Gold Fish – Primary Skills (Level 2)
Child must be able to accomplish all of the skills in level 1 to enter level 2. Class will learn how to fully submerge and retrieve objects, increase breath control, glide, float on front/back without support, and flutter kick on front/back.
Dolphins – Stroke Readiness (Level 3)
Child must be able to accomplish all skills in level 1 and level 2. The objective of this class is to build upon the skills learned in previous levels. The front and back crawl will be taught and practiced extensively. Introduction to elementary backstroke and fundamentals of treading water will also be covered.
Sharks – Stroke Development (Level 4)
The objective of this class is to develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills. Class will increase their endurance by swimming strokes at greater distances than in level 3. Introduction of the breast stroke and basics of turning at the wall will also be taught.
Whales – Stroke Proficiency (Level 5)
The objective of this class is coordination of skills and refinement of all swim strokes taught. Strokes will be polished so students swim with more efficiency and smoothness over greater distances. Class will develop exceptional endurance at course end.
January 13th – March 8th
Contact Aquatics Director Lyly Fernandez for more information or to schedule your child’s free swim evaluation.
Phone: (203) 358-0066 extension 4220
Private Swim Lessons Rates: Click HERE to view
Oh and please tell Paula (and the other ladies) that he was swimming on his stomach and flipping over on his back and kicking to show off! And his kicks (on his back and stomach) were producing a lot of splashes when he realized people were watching! He was also jumping from the steps too to try and do a forward roll that he saw other much older kids do! The picture I attached was of him jumping from a small bridge over the pool!!! He has no fear!!
So THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! It made vacation so much easier for me and so much more relaxing to know he was ok. And we got a few laughs from it!
Jennifer Lavalette Green
I just want to let you know how impressed I am with Lyly’s method of teaching. She had my son (a four year old, who started off pretty fearful of the water) swimming after just four short lessons! She made my son comfortable with the water. Her encouraging method helped so much that he was willing to jump and put his face all the way in the water and swim a short distance. Her easy approach builds on the kid’s confidence and challenges him to do more. He’s about two months into lessons with her, and he swims the whole length of the pool all by himself. He’s got water safety down pat and is ready for the summer.
Attention: Annabelle Lemes
Re: Alexa Whitney Swimming Lessons