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Intermediate swimming lessons for kids ages 6-12 to help you work on the skills to become a better swimmer.
HERE ARE THE BASICS
Get an introduced to the butterfly stroke and underwater swim skills, while strengthening backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and turns in this 45 minute class. Swim cap and goggles are encouraged. Meet your instructor on deck 5 minutes before class begins and let’s get swimming!
PARENTS, HERE ARE ALL THE DETAILS:
This intermediate level is for children who can swim 25 yards of the pool on their front and back using alternating and symmetrical paddles and 25 yards on their side. It is important that every swimmer knows rhythmic breathing and be comfortable diving, treading water, and floating. Your swimmer at this level can swim several lengths of the pool. Your swimminer will work to refine the crawl and perform elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and turns. They are introduced to the butterfly stroke and should do 25 yards with fins and 10 yards without. Your child should be able to perform 50 yards of each crawl stroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, backstroke and sidestroke. Emphasis is also on underwater swimming skills with a mask and snorkel and basic first aid skills. Skills include treading water 3 minutes, swim 25 yards on front and back wearing PFD, swim front crawl with rotary breathing for 50 yards, swim elementary backstroke, and sidestroke for 50 yards, swim backstroke for 50 yards, swim breaststroke for 50 yards, swim butterfly for 25 yards with fins 15 yards without fins, scull head first, and feet first for 45 feet. By this time your summer passes this course, they are well prepared for age group swim teams.
What You’ll Learn
- Introduction to butterfly stroke
- Swim 25 yards with fins
- Swim 10 yards without fins
- Underwater swimming skills with a mask and snorkel
- Basic first aid skills
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