Wellness

Borgess Health and Fitness Swim Classes 1

Bor-101

Fall 1: September 10 - October 27.

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Registration

Ready Set Go: A special class for parents with their infants and children ages 8 months to 3 1/2 years.  Children get comfortable in the water and begin learning basic swim skills.

Seashells: Seashells is our beginning class for children 3-5 years of age without a parent.  Children need no prior swim experience.  Children move through the progressive skills until they are able to swim without assistance.

Coral: Coral is our advanced class for children ages 3-5.  Children must have completed all Seashells skills and be able to swim confidently without flotation or assistance for 15 feet on their front and back prior to registering.

American Red Cross Level I: Our beginning level for children 6 and over.  This class will teach children to swim 15 feet on their front and back, introduce glides and floats and get children comfortable putting their face in the water.

American Red Cross Level II: Children should be able to confidently swim 15 feet on their front and back and be comfortable with their face in the water prior to registering for Level II. Children will begin to develop swim strokes and increase endurance.

American Red Cross Level III: Children should be able to swim 25 feet and have learned the basics of front and back crawl prior to enrolling.  This level introduces rotary breathing and perfects the front crawl. Breast stoke kick, dolphin kick, and elementary back are also introduced.

American Red Cross Level IV: Level 4 continues the process of perfecting all swim strokes, increases endurance, and introduces all swim turns and sidestroke.

American Red Cross Level V: Level 5 focuses on increasing swim endurance and refining all strokes.