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2023 Swim Lessons
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Group swim lessons are available at the Hurley Rec as 2-week sessions with 25 minutes per lesson. 8 lessons are given per session (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday / Wednesday will be used as a rainy day make-up).
Please review the following swim lesson level information and choose the correct level when registering. If you have any questions about swim lessons, or the level you require is not available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will need to create an account before being able to sign-up for a swim lesson. Also, please note that class dates and times may change due to instructor availability. We will do our best to keep changes to a minimum.
Swim lesson sign-ups will begin in June.
LEVEL 1 – INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS
Goals: Supported float and glide on front and back • Alternating arm and leg action skills • Fully submerge face for 3 seconds • Enter and exit the pool • Walk 5 yards in chest-deep water
LEVEL 2 – FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS
Goals: Hold breath and fully submerge head for 3 sec. • Unsupported floating and kicking on front and back 5 sec. • Rhythmic breathing 10 times • Combined stroke on front and back 5 yards • Step from side into chest-deep water then float or tread for 15 seconds
LEVEL 3 – STROKE DEVELOPMENT
Goals: Jumping into deep water • Diving from a seated or kneeling position • Treading water for 1 minute • Front crawl and back crawl 25 yards • Rotary breathing • Elementary backstroke 25 yards
LEVEL 4 – STROKE IMPROVEMENT
Goals: Dives from compact and stride positions • Breaststroke 15 yards • Front and back crawl stroke 25 yards • Tread water 2 minutes • Breaststroke 15 yards • Elementary backstroke 25 yards • Swim underwater 3-5 body lengths
LEVEL 5 – STROKE REFINEMENT
Goals: Breaststroke 25 yards • Back crawl 25 yards • Front crawl 50 yards • Elementary backstroke 50 yards • Tread water 2 minutes with 2 different kicks • Shallow dive