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SWIM LESSONS - PUBLIC
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Public Swim Lessons are held at the Center Pool. During the First Monday the Lifeguards will test each participants skill level and place them in the appropriate group.
Please note - parents are
allowed inside fenced-in area during swim lessons, but may watch from behind the surrounding fence.
- Monday through Friday
- Monday through Thursday (Friday rain make-up date)
, participants must demonstrate the following skills:
• Swim the front crawl for 25 yards continuously, while breathing to the front or side.
• Swim the breaststroke for 25 yards using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence.
• Tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs.
• Show a level of comfort on the back by floating on the back for 30 seconds or swimming on the back for 25 yards using the elementary backstroke or back crawl.
• Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet under water.
Registration closes on the Thursday
to the the first day of the lesson. Deadlines can be seen below.
- Thursday, July 4
- Thursday, July 18
- Thursday, August 1
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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