YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

 

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MICHAEL PHELPS FOUNDATION IM SWIM LESSON PROGRAM

The AYCC is proud to offer this  Program and American Red Cross Learn to Swim Lessons.  To learn more please visit: michaelphelpsfoundation.org

PRIVATE LESSONS Available - call 207-873-0684

INFANT/TODDLER with Parents

 

TINY TOTS

(6 Months - 2 Years)  with Parent

30 minute class - Parents accompany children in this stage, which safely introduces infants & toddlers to the aquatic environment through exploration. This class encourages families to enjoy themselves while learning about the water.

PRESCHOOL Age Lessons

 

TADPOLES

(ages 18 mos – 3 yrs, 11 mos)

with Parent

30 minute class - In this stage, parents work with their children to progressively explore body positions, floating, blowing bubbles, and essential aquatics safety skills such as floating independently and proper pool entry/exit.

FLIPPERS (4-5 Years)

30 minute class  – Children learn personal water safety essentials. Swim-ready techniques and underwater exploration are achieved with instructor assistance.

 

 

 

ADVANCED PRESCHOOL 

(4-6 Years) Instructor Permission

30 minute class  – Children with basic ability to swim 15 feet independently will learn and refine basic swimming strokes like the front and back crawl with instructor assistance. Also, self-rescue and safety awareness are refined in this class

 

YOUTH Classes: 45 minutes, ages 6 and up

 

LEVEL 1 

Children are acclimated to the aquatic environment. This class teaches them to safely glide, float, submerge, and enter/exit pools and to float independently, while having fun with instructor assistance.

 

LEVEL 4 

Introduction to the four basic competitive strokes; front and back crawl , breast stroke and butterfly will be a focus for this level. They learn kneeling and compact dives and advanced treading techniques and will learn how to swim continuous 25-yard patterns of various strokes as well as treading water for two minutes independently.

 

LEVEL 2 

Review of introductory skills while learning to swim on their front and backs through basic swimming motions, upwards of 15 feet without assistance occur at this level. With instructor assistance, they will learn to perform the swim, float, swim sequence and focus on safety, while practicing skills.

LEVEL 5

Children progress to standing dives and 50-yard stroke patterns while refining strokes from Level 4. They will
combine advanced kicking patterns to develop the breast and butterfly strokes to completion. Technique mastery is a key focus of this class.

 

LEVEL 3 

Skills include learning how to build water stamina by swimming on their front and back for 25 yards continuously.  Intermediate self-rescue skills are taught, along with rhythmic breathing during forward swimming. They learn sitting dives and treading water for survival is a key focus for this class.

 

LEVEL 6

Students combine all previously learned stroke mechanics with endurance training to complete a 150-yard continuous swim using all four competitive swim strokes. They will also learn front and back flip turns to prepare them for swimming as part of a healthy and active lifestyle.

HOME SCHOOL LESSONS Age 5+

Designed specifically for children who are home schooled. This class is for all ability levels and qualifies as a Physical Education requirement.

 

GEORGE J MITCHELL DAYCARE LESSONS

Weekly Lessons Wednesdays 4:00 - 4:45pm

 

Alfond Youth & Community Center

126 North Street

Waterville, Maine 04901

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info@clubaycc.org

Fax: 207.861.8016

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