SWIM CLASSES

Dates:

Session I: June 17- June 28, 2019
Session II: July 8- July 19, 2019
Session III: July 22 – August 2, 2019
Session VI: August 5-16, 2019
Session V: September 6 – 21, 2019

Times:

8:30-9:15 (preschools 1 & 2, levels 1-3)
9:30-10:15 (parent-child, levels 1-6)
Session V (Fridays 5:00-5:45, Saturdays 9:00-45)
(all levels)

Days:

Parent – Child: Mondays & Wednesdays
Preschool 1 & 2, Levels 1-6:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Session V Fridays and Saturdays

Prices:

Sessions I-III Parent-Child: $55
Sessions I-III Preschools & Levels 1-6: $65
Sessions IV-V Parent-Child: $50
Sessions IV-V Preschools & Levels 1-6: $55
Private lessons: $30/person/ 30 min

Sign Up Early

Space is limited to six participants for each class
Deadline for registration is one week before each session

Each child who graduates the course will receive a certificate and 30% off a child’s punch pass.

Call or email with any questions!
719-395-2447 ext. 0
Email: ewa@mtprinceton.com

What level should I sign up for?

Parent-child (Seahorses) – Age: 6 months – 3 years
Designed to give young children a head start on swimming, to get comfortable in the water and begin to work on basic skills while interacting with the instructor and other children in a fun and safe environment. Parents and children learn together to increase a child’s comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills, such as arm and leg movements and breath control. Lessons are fun-filled and help introduce water safety concepts, encouraging a healthy recreational habit that your entire family can enjoy.

Preschool 1 (Starfish)- Age 4-6
This class is for children with minimal or no water experience. Children who are not comfortable with putting their face under water belong to this class.

Preschool 2 (Sea Turtle) – Age 4-6
This class is for children who can put their face underwater and feel comfortable in the water but can’t swim or float.

Level 1 (Minnows)- Introduction to Water Skills
For the beginner who is comfortable in the water.
Swimmers learn basics of swimming: bobbing, going underwater, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding, supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping in.

Level 2 (Guppies)- Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back and put head under water.
Swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating, independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.

Level 3 (Dolphins) – Stroke Development
Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back.
Swimmers will work on: gliding, freestyle with side breathing, backstroke, and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water and compact dives.

Level 4 (Barracudas)- Stroke Refinement

Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 25 yards.
Swimmers will work on: rotary breathing, freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at the wall, treading water with modified scissors, and diving in kneeling position.

Level 5 (Orcas) – Stroke Refinement
Swimmers should already be able to: swim freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke 25 yards, scissors kick, whip kick, treading water, and dive.
Swimmers will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of: freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, dolphin kick and butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.

Level 6 (Sharks) – Swimming & Skill Proficiency
Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 50 yds, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 10 yards, tread water for 3 minutes, and dive. Swimmers will work on: All six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, pike and tuck surface dive, pike and tuck dive from the board, tread water for five minutes, and basic water rescue.

What should I bring?
Swim Suit, towel, water bottle, and sunscreen. No floating devices are allowed.

Can we stay and play after the lesson?
To stay at the pools after the lesson you need to purchase a day pass. Monday-Thursday it’s $15 children 4-15 old and seniors (65+), adults (16-65) $20, Friday-Sunday it’s $20 for Children, $25 for adults. The slide is $5 extra. Children under 4 come for free.

 
What if I sign up for the wrong level?
At the beginning of each session, our instructors verify the skills of every student and move them to different level if necessary.

Are semi private swim lessons available?
Yes. To schedule, register online or contact Ewa at ewa@mtprinceton.com

Are we going to provide a bus this year?
Yes, the bus will be available for sessions 3 and 4. Contact Community Center (BV Rec) to schedule and make a payment.

Swim Classes