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Group Lessons Class Descriptions

Parent & Child

Age guidelines: 6 months to 3 years Class Description: The Parent/Child class teaches parents how to assist their children in adjusting to the water through the use of nursery rhymes and games. Class consists of structured and unstructured time with instructor assistance. One adult must be in the water with each child. Skills Taught: blowing bubbles, floating, basic arm strokes, kicking, underwater exploration.

Introductory

Age guidelines: 3 years and up Class Description: The Introductory class is for children who are apprehensive about swimming and going underwater. The main goal of this class is to help children feel comfortable in the water and set the groundwork for learning to swim without a parent. Class is limited to 6 children. Skills Taught: Blowing bubbles through mouth and nose, breathing, floating, gliding, basic arm strokes, kicking, underwater exploration.

Beginner One

Age guidelines: 4 years and up Class Description: The Beginner One class is for children who have few or no independent swimming skills, but are not afraid of the water. We expect beginner swimmers, especially those with no previous group lesson experience, to be a little nervous the first few days of class. Class is limited to 6 children. Skills Taught: Breathing, floating, gliding, basic arm strokes, kicking

Beginner Two

Age guidelines: 4 years and up Class Description: The Beginner Two class is for children who are able to swim at least 3 yards on their front and back, unsupported. Class is limited to 6 children. Skills Taught: Gliding, basic freestyle, basic backstroke, kicking, diving.

Beginner Three

Age guidelines: 4 years and up Class Description: The Beginner 3 class is for children who are able to swim at least 7 yards on their front and back, unsupported. Class is limited to 6 children. Skills Taught: Gliding, side breathing, freestyle, breastroke kick, treading, driving and back stroke.

Advance Beginner

Age guidelines: 8 – 12 years old. Class Description: The Advanced Beginner class is for children who are able to swim at least 15 yards (approximately half-way across a 25-yard pool) on their front and back, unsupported. Class is limited to 6 children. Skills Taught: Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, diving, treading water.

CampVandy-Swim School Transfer Progam:

If you are registered for CampVandy After Care and wish to have your child transferred to swim classes, sign up for the appropriate week and time. CampVandy counselors will transport children from After Care to swim lessons. The transfer program is offered for 4:00pm and 4:45pm classes.