Preschool Aquatics

For children aged 3-5 years old, this class teaches the basic water skills necessary to be safe in and around the pool.

Class Details: 

  • Ages 3-5 
  • Ratio 5:1 
  • Four 45-minute classes 
  • $80

Levels and skills

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

  • Age-appropriate water safety
  • Becoming comfortable in and around water
  • Submerging face and ears 
  • Scooping and kicking
  • Floating on both front and back (with support)
  • Jumping into chest-deep water (with assistance)

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

  • Age-appropriate water safety
  • Alternating leg and arm action on front 
  • Simultaneous leg action on back 
  • Floating on both front and back, with recovery to vertical position 
  • Jumping into deep water and returning to the side of the pool

Level 3: Stroke Development

  • Age-appropriate water safety
  • Refinement of freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke techniques, including rotary breathing 
  • Introduction to treading water, breaststroke kick, and butterfly kick