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Learn-to-Swim

Learn-to-Swim

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If you would like to start a class mid-session we will prorate the registration fee. Just ask! 

Before your first class: 
Download the Learn-to-Swim Policy and Liability waiver that must be signed on the first day of class.  Please bring in completed to speed up the registration process.  

Read the Aquatic Programs Checklist and Guidelines> 

The award-winning Galter LifeCenter Learn-to-Swim program is designed for children who have advanced through our Aquababies program and/or are ready to learn to swim independently in a group setting. The On-Deck Lead will keep you informed of your child’s progress and will address your needs.

We recommend children between the ages of 3-6 years old participate in this program. Children must be able to perform all of the skills taught in the preceding Learn-to-Swim group before being allowed to participate in higher-level classes. In the Learn-to-Swim program children will start to learn basic independent skills and body movement in a safe and comfortable environment. The instructors are trained to implement the Galter LifeCenter aquatic standard and are also Red Cross certified. We provide a 4 to 1 student to instructor ratio and ensure safety by using tailored made standing platforms in the water.

There are five main levels in our Learn-to-Swim program based on the child’s current ability. 

Curriculum for the Learn-to-Swim program include:

Learn-to-Swim 1

  • Entering/Exiting water safely
  • Blowing bubbles with mouth and nose
  • Submerging face while supported
  • Floating on front and back without support
  • Kicking on front and back while supported
  • Pushing off bench to instructor with face in water
  • Jumping into the pool with assistance

View the dates of our Learn-to-Swim 1 class sessions>

Learn-to-Swim 2

  • Submerging and recovering face in water, with repetition
  • Retrieving submerged objects from the bottom of the pool
  • Doggie paddling unsupported for 5 yards
  • Kicking on front and back unsupported for 5 yards
  • Jumping into the pool unassisted

View the dates of our Learn-to-Swim 2 class sessions>

Learn-to-Swim 3

  • Streamlining on front and back while supported
  • Performing the front crawl for 5 yards
  • Introduction to lateral breathing
  • Performing the backstroke for 5 yards
  • Performing the elementary backstroke with arms and legs while supported

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Learn-to-Swim 4

  • Streamlining on front and back with flutter kick
  • Performing the front crawl with lateral breathing for 10 yards
  • Performing the backstroke for 10 yards
  • Performing the elementary backstroke for 10 yards

View the dates of our Learn-to-Swim 4 class sessions>

Learn-to-Swim 5

  • Performing the front crawl for 25 yards
  • Performing the backstroke for 25 yards
  • Performing the elementary backstroke for 25 yards
  • Performing the breaststroke pull for 10 yards
  • Performing the breaststroke kick for 10 yards

View the dates of our Learn-to-Swim 5 class sessions>


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For more information on our aquatics programs contact Vannessa Recinos at 773-878-9936, ext. 8015, or email vrecinos@SwedishCovenant.org.

 




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