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Learn to Swim Classes
Learn to Swim Classes are designed for children 4 through 10 years old who are not quite ready to explore the bigger pools. The 92- degree water temperature and small environment eases the fear associated with water. Our instructors are certified through the American Red Cross and our classes are based upon the American Red Cross swimming progression. There are six children per class and parents may join their child in the water. Classes meet one time per week for 30 minutes. Cost is $50.00 for eight-week session. (A $5.00 discount will be offered for additional siblings.) Registration opens about two weeks prior to classes starting.
Parent Tot Classes
Parent Tot Classes are designed to introduce your tot to the water environment. The 92-degree temperature eases the fear associated with water. Classes involve water adjustment, readiness skill instruction, songs and games and a positive interactive activity between parent(s) and tot. A physician consent form may be required. Our instructors are certified through the American Cross and our classes are based upon the American Red Cross swimming progression. There are eight children per class; classes meet one time per week for 30 minutes. Cost is $50.00 for eight-week sessions. Registration opens two weeks prior to class starting.
To register for a class contact the Aquatics Supervisor at 309.686.1177 or complete the online registration form by clicking the appropriate link below
A $5.00 discount will be offered for additional siblings.
Session 1 - Registration Closed ( classes run January 14th - March 9th)
Session 2- Registration opens Monday, March 11th (classes run March 25th - May 18th)
Parent Tot Swim Classes
Level 1 Introduction to Water Skills - No Prerequisites
Level 2 Fundamental Aquatic Skills - Prerequisites- Level 1 completed or has the following skills:Blow bubbles while bobbing 5 times * Front float (10 seconds) * Back float (10 seconds) * Comfortable with front crawl * Glide 2 body lengths on stomach * Learning to tread water * Comfortable with Chicken-Airplane-Soldier
Level 3 Stroke Development - Prerequisites - Level 2 completed or has the following skills: Bob (10 times) * Front crawl with breathing (full length & back) * Back crawl (full length & back) * Tread (15 seconds or more) * Knee surface dive with face in water * Retrieve an object from pool bottom (4 or 5 feet deep) * Torpedo 2 body lengths * Front float then roll to back float (both directions) * Familiar with back glide
Session 3 - Registration open date TBD (classes run June 3rd- July 27th)
Session 4 - Registration open date TBD (classes run August 19th - October 12th
Session 5 - Registration opens open date TBD (classes run October 21st - December 7th)