School-Age Aquatics

Class Details:

  • Ages 6 and up
  • Ratio 5:1
  • Four 55-minute classes 
  • $96

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 on front
  • Floating on both front and back (with minimal support) 
  • Jumping into chest-deep water (with assistance) 

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills

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

Level 3: Stroke Development

  • Age-appropriate water safety 
  • Refinement of freestyle and elementary backstroke
  • Rotary breathing techniques   
  • Independent treading for 30 seconds 
  • Breaststroke and butterfly kicks 
  • Introduction to diving and kneeling dives
  • Introduction to sidestroke and breastroke
  • Kneeling dives

Leve 4: Stoke Impovement

  • Age-appropriate water safety
  • Improvement of breaststroke and sidestroke
  • Building endurance with freestyle, backstroke, and elementary backstroke
  • Development of butterfly
  • Treading water (2 minutes)
  • Introduction to open turns
  • Improvement of diving technique, including standing dives