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SwimmerDivingCRPR Youth (Indoor) Aquatic Programs
Winter/Spring 2017

CRPR Swimming Lessons are the best deal in town!

• Trained and Experienced Instructors.
• Great Instructor-to-Student Ratio.
• Classes geared towards meeting the student’s needs.
• 8 classes per session

CRPR Aquatic Program Policies

  • A parent or guardian (age 16+) is required to be on-site during all swim lessons.
  • Only lesson participants are permitted on the pool deck. Parents and guests must remain in the waiting area.
  • Classes fill quickly; registration for sequential classes cannot be guaranteed.   It is recommended that participants for more than one program enroll at the same skill level (except Parent/Toddler and Preschool) until the first class level is satisfactorily completed.
  • Classes are held as scheduled except during electrical storms and facility closings.
  • Please note that make-up sessions for all youth aquatic classes that are canceled will be scheduled at the same time on the Friday following the canceled class.
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Winter/Spring 2017 Aquatics Classes

Lifeguarding (American Red Cross Certification)
This course teaches the skills and provides the knowledge necessary to become a professional lifeguard. Candidates must be 15 years of age (by the last day of class) and pass a swimming skills pretest. Successful candidates receive certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Candidates must register and pay prior to taking the pretest. A refund is provided if the candidate does not pass the pretest, less a $5 admin fee.  Please note: This course will require students to complete approximately 7 hours of on-line coursework prior to the course completion date.  There is an additional $35 fee for the on-line coursework.  The deadline to register for this program is April 7.

Springboard Diving
This program is designed for athletes with varying degrees of skills, including beginners as well as those who already have competitive diving experience.  Beginners learn to dive safely and increase their knowledge of the sport. They learn the basic skills of forward jump, back jump, head-first entry, both forward and backward, from the one-meter springboard. More experienced divers work toward developing or improving their competitive dive list to fill the competition requirements in their particular age group.                                                                                                                                                

Swimming Lessons Level 1
Designed for children beginning swim lessons.  At successful completion, children are able to submerge face, float and kick with support, demonstrate a combined stroke on front and back, and demonstrate very basic water safety skills.        

Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons Level 2
Prerequisite: Preschool or Level 1 with no fear of the water. At completion, children are able to submerge and retrieve objects, do a prone float, glide, back float, back glide, bob 10 times, demonstrate 3 yards of front and back crawl, and demonstrate basic water safety skills.                                                                                                         

Swimming Lessons Level 3
Prerequisite: Level 2 or equivalent. At completion, children are able to bob 15 times, jump into deep water, dive from a kneeling position, demonstrate 10 yards of front and back crawl stroke, demonstrate elementary backstroke kick, and demonstrate basic water safety skills.                                                                                                  

Swimming Lessons Level 4
Prerequisite: Level 3 or equivalent. At completion, children are able to do a standing front dive, elementary backstroke, 25 yards of front and back crawl, breaststroke and sidestroke kicks, tread water, and water safety skills.
           
Swimming Lessons Level 5
Prerequisite: Level 4 or equivalent. At completion, children are able to do 50 yards of front and back crawl, 10 yards of breaststroke and sidestroke, 25 yards of elementary backstroke, butterfly kick, turns, diving from board, and water safety skills.           

Swimming Lessons Preschool
Designed for children to develop a comfort level in the water as well as a readiness for learning how to swim. Children receive an introduction to basic swimming and water safety skills.                                                                       

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