Swimming

American Red Cross Learn to Swim

Age 9-12 Years and 13-15 Years

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


A complete swim program that encompasses teaching children ages 6 and older how to swim and be safe when they are in, on, or around water. American Red Cross qualified Water Safety

Instructors will teach participants skills and knowledge in a logical progression for aquatic skill development beginning with Level I (beginner swimmer) and progressing in a developmental manner to reach an improved swimming level.

Level 1: Water Exploration

  • The objective of this level is to help participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safety. Elementary aquatic skills are taught.

Level 2: Primary Skills

  • Here, participants acquire beginning locomotion skills.

Level 3: Stroke Readiness

  • At this level, a coordinated front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke are taught.
  • Fundamentals of treading water, safe diving, and safety skills are stressed.

Level 4: Stroke Development

  • The objective is to increase endurance at Level III strokes and introduce the breaststroke, sidestroke, and basis of performing a turn at the wall.

Level 5: Further Strokes

  • Participants will learn the butterfly stroke, open turns, surface diving, and springboard diving.

Level 6:

  • Here, participants will polish their strokes so that they can swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances. Competitive turns are introduced.


Session 1 Cost: (One week)

Standard tuition is $120 ($105 after discount with early bird registration if paid before 18 May 2017)

Session 2 or 3 Cost: (Two weeks)

Standard tuition is $240 ($205 after discount with early bird registration if paid before 18 May 2017)

Springboard Diving

Age 9-12 Years and 13-15 Years

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Come and join us at the pool where you will become acquainted with correct techniques of safety and movement from the diving board. You will “bounce” step by step through springboard diving fundamentals. This course will bring participants through two levels.

Level One:

  • You and your body
  • The four diving positions: front dive entry, back dive entry, high board jump, and the front approach and hurdle

Level Two:

  • The front approach and hurdle
  • The backward dive
  • Front dive with different body positions
  • Back dive with different body positions
  • An introduction to the inward approach and to the inward dive
  • An introduction to front and back flips (somersaults)


Session 1 Cost: (One week)

Standard tuition is $120 ($105 after discount with early bird registration if paid before 18 May 2017)

Session 2 or 3 Cost: (Two weeks)

Standard tuition is $240 ($205 after discount with early bird registration if paid before 18 May 2017)