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Swimming / Physique Swimming

Afterschool Program / C Wednesday Session 2 -
Spring 2023

Class: Beginner 2 (Primary Skills)

Description:Swimmers (ages 4-6) are comfortable submerging independently and will continue to develop floating, kicking, and gliding skills without support and are introduced to rhythmic breathing. Swimmers will develop combined strokes on the front and back and are introduced to deep water through jumps and dives from a sitting position. Swimmers should be able to propel 4-6 feet without assistance.

Skills: Focus on properly mastering primary skills (floating, gliding, rolling over, front crawl, breath control).

Independent front and back floats, Rolling over from front to back, submersions (without support) jumps & dives from sitting position, combined stroke on front and back.

Class: Advanced 1 (Stroke Readiness)

Description: Swimmers (ages 5 and up) have passed the Beginner 2 level and can swim independently for 4-6 feet. Students should be able to properly demonstrate primary skills (floating, gliding, streamline, freestyle) without assistance. Swimmers will further develop balance & coordination, fundamentals of backstroke, and freestyle with rotary breathing. Swimmers are introduced to breaststroke, butterfly, and dives from a kneeling/standing position.

Skills: Rhythmic breathing, freestyle, backstroke, kneeling and standing dives, elementary backstroke, introduction to breaststroke, and butterfly.

Children are expected to bring bathing suits and towels to swimming every week. The child’s name should be on all items. BATHING CAPS are required for boys & girls with hair below their ears. After an initial evaluation, some students may be asked to change to a higher or lower level swim class. If a child is sick or unable to swim, families must provide a written note to the afterschool staff. Accommodations in another class are not guaranteed and students who do not swim are NOT allowed in the pool area. Students may only sign up for 1 swim class per week. If there is availability after registration, another swim class can be added.

PS 11, The Sarah J. Garnet School, Chelsea
Wednesdays, Mar 1 - Jun 21
4:30 - 6:00 PM

  No Class Apr 12


Grades   K - 2nd

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