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September 01, 2023 - April 30, 2024

Swim Lessons: Swim School (3-12 yrs) - F23/W24

Parker Recreation Center • 17301 E Lincoln Ave. ParkerCO  80134 Organized by Parker Parks and Recreation
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The Swim School program develops a foundation of swimming and safety skills with a focus on self-rescue. Students aged 3 to 12 years' work toward development of five core swimming competencies or stages. Children progress through the stages at individual rates. Learning is self-paced but challenging. This level does not emphasize swim technique and stroke development. (1:5)
Level of Instruction: Beginner – IntermediateThis class is for children who are not able to swim independently across the deep end of the pool and cannot tread water for 30 seconds.
Skills/Fundamentals Learned:Stages will be assigned on the first day of class. As swimmers complete benchmarks, they will advance.
Stage White: Trust and SubmersionSafety Skill: Always ask permission before getting in the water.Swim Skill: Assisted submersion, relaxed, 5 seconds and then come up to breathe.
Stage Red: Body Position and Air RecoverySafety Skill: Put on a lifejacket, float on back, kick 20 feet.Swim Skill: Jump in, submerge, recover for air, roll on back for 5 seconds in swimwear and in regular clothes.
Stage Yellow: SubmersionSafety Skill: Reach or Throw (Don’t Go) and know how to call 911.Swim Skill: Jump in, submerge, recover for air, forward movement 10 feet, change direction, and return to wall in swimwear and in regular clothes.
Stage Blue: Body RotationSafety Skill: Tread water 15 seconds.Swim Skill: Jump in, submerge, recover to side glide position and kick 10 feet.
Stage Green: Integrated MovementSafety Skill: Survival float and tread water for 30 seconds.Swim Skill: Start in side glide, swim freestyle 30 feet with 1-2-3 breath pattern.
Registration Instructions: Swimmers should be registered for Swim School if they cannot swim freestyle with side breathing and tread for 15 seconds independently.Class Requirements: Children that are not potty trained are required to wear swim diapers.Equipment: All equipment is provided.Skip Dates:

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Swim Lessons: Swim School (3-12 yrs) - F23/W24 #47992

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September 01, 2023 - April 30, 2024

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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Ages 3-13 · Co-Ed

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Parker Recreation Center

17301 E Lincoln Ave. ParkerCO  80134

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