SWIMMING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

AQUA-BAMBINOS & CO.  (ARC PACA 34000)
Little folk and parents getting wet together and having fun!
 
REQUIREMENT: ONE PARENT MUST PARTICIPATE PER CHILD.  The purpose of this program is to develop a respect for the aquatic environment in a positive and productive manner.  A high level of comfort and readiness to swim is the overall goal.  This course does not guarantee that children will be accomplished swimmers or able to survive in the water. Swim pants are required for every child participating.AGES: 6mos - 4yrs+


 

AQUA-SPLASHERS  (ARC LEVEL I-II. 34901-34902)
Getting things started solo in the water!

This program is designed for RANK BEGINNERS.  The focus of this level is to introduce the participants to the aquatic environment with positive water play techniques that promote the learning of basic skills.  Skills include: supported and unsupported floating, beginning arm and leg movements, rhythmic breathing, under water exploration, basic stroke development on the front and back and basic water safety skills. Each section will be divided into skill and age groups. AGES: 4-7yr+


 

AQUA-THRASHERS (ARC LEVEL III-IV.  34903-34904)
Using basic skills to move in the water safely!

REQUIREMENT: MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM 10 CONTINUOUS YARDS. Participants should be comfortable moving in a front and back position and be comfortable underwater. This section focuses on refining survival strokes, basic competitive front and back strokes, rhythmic breathing, turns, starts, and basic water safety.  Each section will be divided into skill and age groups. This program is not designed for rank beginners. AGES: 4-7yr


 

AQUA-TECHS  (ARC LEVEL V-VI.  34905-34906x)
Using the BRAIN to make SWIMMING easy!

REQUIREMENT: MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM 50 CONTINUOUS FEET. Participants should have a recognizable front and backstroke and be comfortable underwater. This section focuses on refining competitive and survival strokes, turns, starts, dives, fitness and basic water safety.  Each section will be divided into skill and age groups. This program is not designed for rank beginners. AGES: 5yrs+


 

AQUA-BEGINNING SPRING BOARD DIVING (ARC LEVEL VI. 34906x)
Learning how to use the diving board and dive safely!

REQUIREMENT: Must be able to swim 25 continuous yards in deep water. Goal: To introduce springboard diving; beginner skills and safety; learn standing & forward dives; forward approach & hurdle; tuck; pike; layout positions; & develop a stretching routine. Each section will be divided into skill and age groups. AGES: 8yrs+


 

ADULT-AEA WATER EXERCISE
Getting the most out of exercising safely in the water vertically!

REQUIREMENT: Rank beginner; weak or non-swimmer.  Goal: To introduce participants to the aquatic environment; supported and unsupported floating; choreographed arm and leg movements using the water as resistance. Cardio and core movements will improve stamina, strength and tone. This class is designed for repeat enrollment. AGES: 15yrs+


 

ADULT-BEGINNING SWIMMING

REQUIREMENT: Rank beginner; weak or non-swimmer.  Goal: To introduce swimmers to the aquatic environment; supported and unsupported floating; beginning arm and leg movements; rhythmic breathing; under water exploration; front and backstroke; and basic water safety skills.  Each section will be divided into skill and age group. This class is designed for repeat enrollment.AGES: 15yrs+


 

ADULT-TECHNIQUE SWIMMING

REQUIREMENT:Must be able to swim 25 continuous yards in deep water.  Participants should have a recognizable front and backstroke and be comfortable on front, back and underwater.  Goal: Conditioning, refining competitive and survival strokes, turns, starts, dives, basic water safety and assistance in setting up an individual workout program.  By the request of many participants, a triathlon component will be added within the class to prepare those who are interested.  Each section will be divided into skill groups.  This program is not designed for rank beginners. AGES: 15yrs+


 

AQUA-REC. & PRAC. PASS

Pool space for recreation and practice is available. Time and space varies pending on class schedules and events. Please see schedule for more information. Individual and family passes are available.


 

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons are available. Fees vary depending on needs and requests. Semi-private are also available. For more information please contact Don: don@aquaknowaquatics.org or (512) 377-AQUA (2782).