Activity Guides 2019 Winter Spring Activity Guide - Page 27

Aquatics THE KATHIE AND STEVE MARKEL LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim courses are based on a logical, four-level progression that helps swimmers of varying ages and abilities develop their water safety, survival and swim skills. Ages: 6-8 • $90 JCC members • $140 non-members • $85 for children in JCC Kids’ Place • Minimum class size: 3 Level 1: Learn to Swim Fundamentals Level 3: Stroke Development Level 4: Stroke Improvement This class is for the first-time swimmer that doesn’t know how to swim. Skills to be taught in this level include: entering and exiting the water, blowing bubbles, bobbing, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front and back gliding, back floating, rolling from front to back and back to front, treading water, alternating simultaneous arm and leg actions on front and back, combining arm and leg actions on front and back and age- appropriate water safety topics. This class is for the more advanced swimmer. It builds on Level 2 skills through additional guided practice in deeper water. Skills to be taught include: entering the water, headfirst entries, bobbing while moving toward safety, rotary breathing, back and survival floating, changing from vertical to horizontal position on front and back, treading water, flutter and dolphin kicking on front, scissors and breaststroke kicking, front crawling, elementary backstroke and age-appropriate water safety. WINTER January 6 – February 24 Sundays, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Code: 17700 WINTER January 6 – February 24 Sundays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm Code: 17702 This class is for the more advanced swimmer. It builds on the skills in Level 3 through additional guided practice, and helps swimmers develop confidence and endurance. Skills to be taught include: headfirst entries from the side in compact and stride positions, swimming underwater, feet-first surface diving, survival swimming, open turning on front and back, treading water using two different kicks, front and back crawling, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly, flutter and dolphin kicking on back and age-appropriate water safety topics. SPRING March 10 – May 12 (excluding March 31 & April 21) Sundays, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Code: 17761 SPRING March 10 – May 12 (excluding March 31 & April 21) Sundays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm Code: 17763 For first time swimmers An advanced swimming class Levels 2: Learn to Swim Fundamentals For intermediate swimmers This class is for the child who can swim independently and has not mastered his/her stroke techniques. Skills to be taught include: entering and exiting the water, submerging, bobbing, opening eyes underwater and retrieving submerged objects, front, jellyfish, and tuck floating, front kicking and gliding, back kicking and gliding, rolling from front to back and back to front, rotary breathing, treading water, combining arm and leg actions on front and back and age-appropriate water safety skills. WINTER January 6 – February 24 Sundays, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Code: 17701 SPRING March 10 – May 12 (excluding March 31 & April 21) Sundays, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Code: 17762 27 Weinstein JCC | 2019 Winter - Spring Activity Guide A technique targeted swimming class WINTER January 6 – February 24 Sundays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm Code: 17703 SPRING March 10 – May 12 (excluding March 31 & April 21) Sundays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm Code: 17764