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Fall 2019 Swim & Dive Lessons

If you have any questions regarding swim lessons please email
Kayla Robinson at
kaylarobinson@hartlandschools.us

No classes November 25, 26 & 30.

Absence of a class means that registration for that class is closed due to full capacity.

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Aqua Tots (Red Cross Parent &Child Aquatics Level 1) - Water is the perfect place to use some of that toddler energy. Throughgames, songs, and play, each parent works with their own child to encouragepre-swimming skills like kicking, jumping, reaching, floating, blowing bubblesand WATER SAFETY. It requires committed focus from the parents in the water. Classesare held in the 86-degree pool. This class is recommended for ages 6 mos.- 3years

Parent & Child 2-4 (Red CrossParent & Child Aquatics Level 2) - This class teaches blowing bubbles, floating, submerging,kicking, reaching, pulling, jumping from the side, listening to instruction andwater safety. . It requires committed focus from the parents in the water. Parents will be very active in the instructionprocess. This class is for children that have completed Aqua Tots and/or arevery comfortable in the water. Recommended for class children ages 2 to 4.

Pre-Beginner (Red Cross PreschoolAquatics Level 1)-This is the first class for children without their parents in the water. Toadvance in water skills children must learn to be comfortable with their facesin the water. Beginning water skills like blowing bubbles, floating,submerging, kicking, reaching, pulling, treading water, jumping from the sideand WATER SAFETY are emphasized. Classes are limited to 5 swimmers and they areheld in the warm water pool. To take this class children must be age 4 or havea recommendation from a Hartland Swim Instructor. They must also able to followdirections, and have developed an attention span that enables group learning.

Beginner 1 (Red Cross PreschoolAquatics Level 2) -Students in this class are comfortable with faces and heads wet, and will workon keeping themselves independently afloat with and without a life jacket.They’ll practice reach and pull arms, kicking, floating, gliding, treading water, and underwater retrieval, all with a strong emphasis on SAFETY in andaround water. Classes are 45 minutes, limited to 5 swimmers, and are held in the 86-degree pool.

Beginner 2 (Red Cross Preschool Aquatics Level 3) -Students are able stay afloat and move forward in the water independently without a life jacket. Typically, they can swim independent. They’ll be buildingon skills such as reaching and pulling, floating, gliding front and back, treading water, developing front crawl and an introduction to back crawl, all with astrong emphasis on SAFETY in and around water. This class is 45 minutes,limited to 5 swimmers, and taught in the 86-degree pool. It is recommended forswimmers who have passed Beginner 1.

Intermediate (Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 1) - Already able to swim on their own without a life jacket and comfortable with their face in the water, intermediate students are developmentally ready to learn coordinated arm and leg movement for the front and back crawl. Rotary breathing is the major focus of this class. We also focus on building each swimmers endurance as we work towards swimming the full length of the pool and becoming comfortable in deep water. There is a strong emphasis on SAFETY in and around water. This 45-minute class is held in the competition pool and class size is limited to 5 swimmers. It is recommended that student has passed Beginner 2/Red Cross Pre-Swimmer level 3.

Advanced (Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 2) - Focus is on refinement of the front crawl with rotary breathing and back crawl, emphasis on distance swimming, deep water work and diving skills. Development of elementary backstroke. There is more emphasis on rotary breathing and building endurance.This 45-minute class is limited to 5 swimmers and is held in the competition pool. It’s recommended that student have passed Intermediate/Red Cross level 1.

Level 3 (Red Cross Learn to Swim Level3) - Swimmers will jump into deep water and move forward, tread water, kneeling and standing dives, submerged glides, refining the front crawl with rotary breathing and back crawl with an emphasis on attaining some distance. The elementary backstroke will be refined. They will also be introduction to the dolphin kick, breaststroke kick and scissor kick. This 45-minute class is held in the competition pool. It is recommended that students have passed Advanced/Red Cross level 2.

Level 4 (Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 4) - Students will work on the major strokes, front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke,sidestroke, breast stroke and butterfly, with open turns. They will be jumping from the side in a compact or stride position, survival swimming, treading water and learning additional rules for safe diving. This 45-minute class is held in the competition pool. It is recommended that student has had and passed Red Cross Level 3.