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CHARLES CITY FAMILY YMCA

800 Hulin Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Phone 641 228 2254
Fax 641 257 1155

Swim Lessons

Lessons are for chidlren 3 years old and up.

Fall-2017

Saturday Morning Sessions

Session 1: September 16 - October 21

Session 2: November 4 - December 16 (No Class o Saturday, November 25)

Classes

Advanced Progressives (Fish, Flying Fish, Shark, Porpoise) 9:15am -9:45am

Beginning Progressives (Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow) 9:50am - 10:20am

Tadpoles (Pike, Eel, Ray, Starfish) 10:25am - 10:55am

Registration

August 21st for all sessions

Cost

YMCA Members $20

Non Members $40

Evening Classes

Session 1: Monday & Wednesday evenings - September 18 - October 18

Session 2: Monday & Wednesday evenings - November 6 - December 11 (No Class on Wednesday, November 22)

Classes & Times

Tadpoles (Pike, Eel, Ray, Starfish) 6:00pm-6:30pm

Beginning Progressives (Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow) 6:35pm-7:05pm

Swimming Lesson Level Descriptions

TADPOLES (Ages 3 to 5)

PIKE/ARC LEVEL I: No pre-requisites. Water exploration and adjustment class. Will learn actions for strokes.

EEL/ARC LEVEL II (with pfd): Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and introduction to treading water.

RAY/ARC LEVEL II (without pfd): Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and an introduction to treading water.

STARFISH/ARC LEVEL III: Coordinate back crawl (width of pool), coordinate front crawl (width of pool), elementary backstroke, tread water, kneeling & compact dives, & learn safe diving rules.

BEGINNING PROGRESSIVES (Ages 6 & Older)

POLLIWOG/ARC LEVEL II: No pre-requisites. Combined stroke (using arms and legs) on front & back (15 ft.) with breathing, and an introduction to treading water.

GUPPY/ARC LEVEL III: Coordinate back crawl (width of pool), coordinate front crawl (width of pool), elementary backstroke, tread water, kneeling & compact dives, & learn safe diving rules.

MINNOW/ARC LEVEL IV: Front crawl (25yds), back crawl (25 yds), elementary backstroke (30ft), breaststroke kick, sidestroke kick, tread water for 2 mins, stride & standing dives).

ADVANCED PROGRESSIVES

FISH/ARC LEVEL V: front crawl (50 yds), back crawl (50 yds), breaststroke (10 yds), sidestroke (10 yds), open turns, tread water for 2 minutes, learn accident prevention. On the breaststroke and sidestroke the arm & legs may move symmetrically.

FLYING FISH/ARC LEVEL V: Front crawl (50 yds), back crawl (50 yds), breaststroke (10 yds), sidestroke (10 yds), tread water for 2 mins., learn accident prevention. For all strokes timing must be correct.

SHARK/ARC LEVEL VI: front crawl (100yds), back crawl (100yds), breaststroke (50yds), sidestroke 50 yds), butterfly (10yds), individual medley (200yds), tread water for 3 minutes.

PORPOISE/ARC LEVEL VI: front crawl (200yds), back crawl (100yds), breaststroke (50yds), sidestroke (50yds), butterfly (25yds), turns, tread water for 5 minutes, & in-water rescue with equipment.