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At this level swimmers have the choice of the following tracks: Personal Water Safety or Fitness Swimmer. In addition to the specialized tracks listed above, the intent of this level is to refine strokes so swimmers swim them with ease. The following competitive strokes will be worked on to increase efficiency: freestyle (crawl stroke), back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly. Personal Water Safety includes the use of life jacket skills, swimming and self-rescue techniques, and basic safety rules for boating and open water. Fitness Swimmer will include learning to use a pace clock, pull buoys, fins and hand paddles, and also learning training principles.
Prerequisite: passing School Age Level 5. Children must be comfortable in 13 feet of water or greater and be able to swim a minimum of 50 yards without stopping. Children should know crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, back crawl, sidestroke, treading water, flip turns and standing dives.
School Age (6-12yr)
Meet at the red barriers in front of the women's locker room. The instructor will take attendance there and escort the children to the poolside. Classes are held in the shallow end of the 25-yard pool
Mt. Hood Community College Aquatics Center