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TITLE: Swimming V - Teens & Adults (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming IV or skill proficiency to enter deep water safely, tread water 30 seconds, and swim front crawl, elementary backstroke and back crawl at least 25 yards; and breaststroke 15 yards. Class emphasizes helping students to increase endurance and skill proficiency for treading water one minute; and swimming front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke 50 yards; introduces butterfly and open turns.

TITLE: Swimming V for Children (6-12 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming IV or equivalent skill proficiency. Class emphasizes increasing endurance and swimming stroke proficiency. Skills include treading water one minute, swimming front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke 50 yards, elementary backstroke 25 yards, open turns, circle swimming in lap lane, bi-lateral breathing for front crawl, butterfly arms and legs, breaststroke pull out and standard sculling 30 seconds.

TITLE: Swimming VI for Children (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming VI or equivalent skill proficiency. Class continues to refine swim strokes and increasing endurance. Skills include swimming front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke 100 yards, sidestroke and butterfly 25 yards, an introduction individual medley (IM), treading water for two minutes and flip turns.

TITLE: Tabata Shallow Water Exercise (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Experience a shallow water interval workout that targets the body's core by using high intensity intervals for 20 seconds, followed by a 10 second rest. This format focuses on a variety of simple, yet intense exercises which help participants blast away the calories and get results. Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, or both, this class is for you.

TITLE: Toddler & Me Swim (19 mos-2 yrs 11 mos)
DESCRIPTION: Register your toddler for this parent-and-child class designed for children and their parent(s) or other favorite adult(s) who want to learn water adjustment, basic swimming and safety skills in a fun environment. One or two adults may participate with each child. Children not toilet trained must wear tight-fitting swim diapers and plastic pants under their bathing suit.

TITLE: Water Walking (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to improve muscle tone and aerobic fitness. Ideal for those who want the effects of walking without adding stress to muscles and joints. Instructors guide participants in different types of walking in water to benefit all parts of the body.

TITLE: WSI (Water Safety Instructor) (16-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Learn how to teach the American Red Cross swimming and water safety programs (Parent and Child, Learn-to-Swim and Water Safety). Prerequisites: 1. Complete a mandatory American Red Cross web-based preliminary course prior to the first day of class (information will be provided) 2. Pass a skill screening to include stroke proficiency in front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and basic butterfly stroke mechanics. 3. Be at least 16 years old by the last day of class (no exceptions). For more information call the RECenter aquatic staff. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. An additional fee of $25 is payable to the American Red Cross prior to the start of class.

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