The Recreation Department firmly believes that it is not only within our scope to offer a swim program, but it is our responsibility to ensure all members of our community have the opportunity to learn to swim and the option to pursue swimming at a high level.
Parent and Tot
This class is for parents and young swimmers ages six months to two years old. Primary areas of focus include: supported back float progression, supported front float, rolling from front to back, supported jump in progression and most definitely socialization and fun!
This course is designed for the first time swimmer. The class provides an introduction to learn to swim progression. Prior experience is not required. Main areas of focus include: Overcoming anxiety of being in the water, beginning breath control, front float with support, back float with support, supported front float with kick, supported back float with kick and jump in progression. Primary skills acquired to move forward to next level: jump in to unsupported back float. Successful completion graduates to LTS 2.
Swimmers at this level should have the ability to submerges completely and perform front and back floats with little to no support. Main areas of focus include: Front and back float without support, unsupported front and back float with kick. Introduction to combined movements, float kick pull in both front and back positions. Successful completion graduates to LTS 3.
This course is for swimmers that are moving on top of the water independently. Primary areas of focus include: Advancing and refining breath control in front crawl, advancing distance in back crawl, intro to elementary backstroke and breaststroke and beginning dive progression. Successful completion of this course graduates to swim team prep.