Pool Programs

Pool Programs

Preschool Aquatics

Ages: 4-5
Session 1: June 12 - June 23
Levels 1 - 3: 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM
Session 2: June 26 - July 7 (Closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day)
Levels 1 - 3: 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM
Session 3: July 24 - August 4 (EVENING LESSONS AVAILABLE)
Levels 1 - 3: 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM
Location: Dye Natatorium pool, 400-B South Snyder (directions)
Cost: $65

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  • Preschool Aquatics Level 1

    • Purpose: To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.
    • Learning Objectives: Enter and exit water using ladder, steps or side. Blow bubbles through mouth and nose. Submerge mouth, nose and eyes. Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects. Front and back glides and recover to a vertical position. Back float and recover to a vertical position. Roll from front to back and back to front. Tread with arm and hand actions. Alternating and simultaneous leg actions on front and back. Alternating and simultaneous arm actions on front and back. Experience wearing a life jacket in the water. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.
  • Preschool Aquatics Level 2

    • Purpose: To build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1.
    • Prerequisites: Successfully demonstrate the exit skills assessments from Preschool Aquatics Level 1.
    • Learning Objectives: Enter water by stepping in. Exit water using ladder, steps or side. Bobbing. Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects. Front and back floats and glides. Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position. Roll from front to back and back to front. Tread water using arm and leg actions. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Finning arm action on back. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.
  • Preschool Aquatics Level 3

    • Purpose: To increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 & 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.
    • Prerequisites: Successfully demonstrate the exit skills assessments of Preschool Aquatics Level 2.
    • Learning Objectives: Enter water by jumping in. Fully submerge and hold breath. Bobbing. Front, jellyfish and tuck floats. Recover from a front or back float or glide to a vertical position. Back float and glide. Change direction of travel while swimming on front and back. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Tread water using arm and leg actions. Combined arm and leg actions on front and back. Learn how to stay safe, including recognizing an emergency and knowing how to call for help. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including the use of a life jacket, recognizing lifeguards and sun safety.

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