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TITLE: Home School Learn to Swim Level 1 & 2
DESCRIPTION: This course combines the learn-to-swim levels I & II and targets children who are home schooled, but is open to any child. Children work on basic swimming skills such as breathing, floating on front and back, and swimming on front and back.

TITLE: Home School Learn to Swim Level 3 & 4
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming II or skill proficiency to swim unassisted on front and back at least three body lengths using arms and legs, and to blow bubbles through mouth and nose with face submerged underwater at least three seconds. This course combines Swimming III & IV skills and targets children who are home schooled, but is open to any child with the appropriate skill level. For more information about skills taught in this class see descriptions for Swimming III and Swimming IV.

TITLE: Homeschool Stroke & Swim (9-17 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: This class is for swimmers who can swim at least 25 yards non-stop on front and back. Class is designed to help swimmers improve techniques such as breathing, kicks, strokes and fitness level. Students are divided into groups by ability when possible.

TITLE: SGL Swimming I for Children (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Children must be able to function in a group setting. This small-group class is designed to help students gain basic swimming and water safety skills and overcome fear of water. Skills include entering and exiting water safely, blowing bubbles through mouth and nose. With assistance: floating on front and back, gliding on front and back, rolling over from front to back and back to front, swimming at least two body lengths on front and back using arms and legs.

TITLE: Swimming I for Children (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Children must be able to function in a group setting. Class emphasizes helping participants gain basic swimming and water safety skills and overcome fear of water. Skills include entering and exiting water safely, blowing bubbles through mouth and nose. With assistance students learn to float on front and back, glide on front and back, roll over from front to back and back to front and swim at least two body lengths on front and back using arms and legs.

TITLE: Swimming II for Children (6-12 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming I or equivalent skill proficiency. Class emphasizes increasing participant's confidence and ability to perform skills with and without assistance or use of flotation devices. Skills include: jumping in chest deep water, blowing bubbles with face submerged under water, floating on front and back, gliding on front and back at least two body lengths, rolling over from front to back and back to front, swimming on front and back at least three body lengths using arms and legs and treading water.

TITLE: Swimming III for Children (6-12 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming II or equivalent skill proficiency. Class emphasizes increasing endurance and independent swimming skills performance. Without assistance or flotation devices, students safely enter, exit, swim and tread water in deep water, tread water 15 seconds, push off in a streamlined position on front and back then flutter kick at least four body lengths. Skills also include rotary breathing, swimming front crawl, elementary backstroke and back crawl at least 15 yards.

TITLE: Swimming IV for Children (6-12 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming III or equivalent skill proficiency. Class emphasizes improving confidence, skill proficiency, distance and endurance. Skills include diving progression from side in deep water, swimming under water three body lengths, swimming front crawl, elementary backstroke, back crawl and breaststroke 25 yards, lap swimming techniques and safety and treading water for 30 seconds.

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.

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