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TITLE: Advanced Lap Swim (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: The ultimate swimming workout that helps students refine strokes to increase efficiency, endurance and swim distance. Students are taught how to adjust their personal workout to keep interest and gradually increase their workout to make it more challenging. This class is great for those who want variety in their lap swimming routine and seek to maximize their fitness benefit.

TITLE: Butterfly & Breaststroke Clinic I 6-14yr
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to demonstrate arm and leg actions for both breaststroke and butterfly for six yards. Class emphasizes developing arm and leg actions for these strokes while coordinating timing and breathing. Starts and turns for these strokes are introduced.

TITLE: Butterfly & Breaststroke Clinic II 7-18
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim 15 yds. of butterfly and breaststroke with breathing technique. Clinic emphasizes refining butterfly and breaststroke to increase efficiency and swimming distances. Starts and turns for these stokes are reviewed.

TITLE: Freestyle & Backstroke Clinic I 6-14 yrs
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim freestyle and backstroke 15 yards using arm and leg action. Class emphasizes developing backstroke elements using arm and leg actions while implementing breathing techniques. Starts and turns for these strokes are introduced.

TITLE: Freestyle & Backstroke Clinic II 7-18 yr
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim 25 yds. freestyle with side breathing and backstroke. Clinic emphasizes refining freestyle and backstrokes using drills to increase stroke proficiency. Starts and turns for these strokes are also reviewed.

TITLE: IM and Relay Clinic (11-18 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim 100 yds. IM and to demonstrate all starts and turns. Clinic emphasizes improving starts, turns and finishes for each stroke while refining stroke efficiency for this event.

TITLE: Lap Swim (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: This class focuses on increasing your physical endurance and swim distance. Workouts are designed to meet the class abilities and to improve overall physical fitness through lap swimming. Students are also taught to design a personal workout and to use the pace clock.

TITLE: Lap Swim Lite (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to swim at least 25 yds. on front and back. This is the perfect class for people who want to start swimming laps, or who have not been a lap swimmer for an extended time. Learn techniques needed to swim laps, improve swimming skills and proficiency, increase your confidence, endurance and distance swimming.

TITLE: Stroke Mechanics (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Ability to tread water for one minute; continuously swim 50 yards. combined stroke using freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Student must have a competitive style swim suit (one piece) and goggles. Students with long hair may be required to use a swim cap. Class emphasizes improving swimming strokes and turn efficiency for fitness, competition, and/or triathlon competition. Participants improve breathing techniques and stroke mechanics for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and turns. Butterfly is introduced.

TITLE: Stroke Mechanics I (6-12 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Swimming 6 skill level; ability to tread water for one minute; continuously swim 50 yards freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, and 15 yards butterfly. Student must wear a one-piece competitive-style swim suit and goggles. Students with long hair may be required to wear a swim cap. Class emphasizes refining freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke skills. Swimming drills are introduced, and lane etiquette is practiced.

TITLE: Stroke Mechanics II (6-14 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Must have completed Stroke Mechanics I, must be able to tread water for one minute and to swim freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly using proper techniques and timing: continuously swim 100 yards freestyle and backstroke, 50 yards breaststroke, and 25 yards butterfly. Student must wear a one-piece, competitive-style swim suit and goggles. Students with long hair are required to wear a swim cap. Class emphasizes refining and improving freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke skills focusing on USA Swimming standards. Interval training, relays, starts, turns and finishes are introduced.

TITLE: Stroke Mechanics III (9-15 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Experienced swimmers who have completed Stroke Mechanics II, can tread water for one minute and swim continuously at least 150 yards freestyle, 100 yards backstroke, 50 yards breaststroke, and 25 yards butterfly. Students must wear a one-piece, competitive-style swim suit and goggles. Students with long hair are required to wear a swim cap. Class emphasizes increase swimming endurance and distances through interval training and pace clock use and further refines swim strokes, starts and turns. Individual Medley (IM) is introduced and practiced.

TITLE: Stroke Mechanics IV (11-18 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Must have a high endurance level to swim an intense workout each class; must be able to tread water for one minute; and swim continuously 200 yards each freestyle and backstroke, 100 yards breaststroke, 50 yards butterfly, and 100 yards IM. Students must wear a one-piece, competitive-style swim suit and goggles. Students with long hair must wear a swim cap. Class emphasizes high intensity interval workout and refines freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, starts, turns and finishes.

TITLE: Swim Team Prep Class (13-18 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Get the competitive edge and prepare for swim team season by coming in for a tune up of your swimming skills! This class helps swimmers who have been on a swim team in the past and want to get their competitive skills and swimming strokes ready for the next swim team season.

TITLE: Swim Team Prep Class (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Get the competitive edge and prepare for swim team season with this swimming skill tune up. This class helps swimmers who have swim-team experience and want to get their competitive skills and swimming strokes ready for the next swim team season.

TITLE: Swim Team Prep Class (6-17 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Get the competitive edge and prepare for swim team season by coming in for a tune up of your swimming skills. This class helps swimmers who have been on a swim team in the past and want to get their competitive skills and swimming strokes ready for the next swim team season.

TITLE: Swim Training for Triathletes (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: The swimming portion of a triathlon can be the most challenging for many athletes. This class helps you maximize your performance. Emphasis is on improving your skill entering water, increasing swimming speed and endurance and to improving your transitions to and from the event's swimming portion.

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