Rowland Adult &
Community Education

Parent & Me to Level 3

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Parent & Me
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Infant & Preschool Aquatics
 
Children of preschool age are introduced to the water through this course. Parents participate in the water with their children. The class is taught by a Water Safety Instructor. Infants must be at least 6 months to 3 years of age. All children must wear their swim diapers.
 
Children will learn the following in this class:
  • Comfortable in the water
  • Able to kick 20 times with help from their parent
  • Blow bubbles for 10 seconds
 

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Tiny Tots, Level 2
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Primary Skills
This class is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.  Emphasis is placed on water adjustment and fundamental skills. Students will learn to kick and move their arms together. 
 
Children will learn the following in this class:
  • Put head underwater and blow bubbles for 5 seconds
  • Pick up a toy from the bottom of the pool
  • Float face down for 5 seconds
  • Demonstrate the front glide for 2 body lengths
  • Be able to float on their back for 5 seconds
  • Jump in the pool without any help
  • Discuss water safety rules
  • Demonstrate how to get help
 

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Beginner, Level 3
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Primary Skills
The objective of this class is to teach students ages 5 and up, who may be a little timid about the water, but are more comfortable than the Tiny Tots Level. Students will be introduced to the front crawl, floating & fully submerging into the water.
 
Children will learn the following in this class:
  • Jump into the deep water from the side
  • Pick up a toy from the bottom of the pool 3 times
  • Float on their back for 30 seconds in deep water
  • Streamline off the wall for 2 body lengths in the superman position
  • Float face down in deep water for 20 seconds
  • Demonstrate each stroke for the following distances:
    • Freestyle: 1 lap
    • Monkey: 1/2 lap
    • Airplane: 1/2 lap
    • Rocket: 1/2 lap
    • Breaststroke basics
    • Discuss water safety rules
    • Demonstrate how to get help