Pre School

AquaPrep  ( 3 months to under 3 years )

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1/2 hour lesson parent in the water

P1010024Our Aquaprep Lessons provide a fun, water safe environment where baby is introduced to the water with a parent. Lessons are planned to encourage one on one bonding, body awareness and social interaction through singing, playing and moving in the water.
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Babies can learn to develop their natural instinct to hold their breath using word association, this teaches the baby to hold their breath when their face makes contact with water. As your baby progresses and builds water confidence independence is encouraged in fun activities that aim to teach basic swimming skills.

Pre School Prep – from 2 1/2 years

20 minute lesson maximum of 3 students

Class Level: Children who are ready to progress out of the aquaprep class.  Our instructors will recommend when your child is ready to progress from the aquaprep to the preschool prep.  The child must be confident submerging and  able to follow instructions from the instructor.  They also need to be able to work with the instructor with out the parent being in the water.

Pre School Beginner    3 years + 

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
Class Level: Complete beginner. Can’t put face in the water.
Aim of the class: To get them confident in and under the water.  To build up to being able to self submerge under the water and retrieve an object from the bottom of the pool. Aided front and back floats.

Pre School Confident Beginner/float

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
 Class Level: Is confident putting their face in water and being completely submerged. Not floating yet.
Aim of the class: Self initiated front float unaided for 5 seconds, as well as a back float unaided and able to stand unassisted.

Pre School Glide

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
Class Level: Can front float and stand up unaided.
Aim of the class: To get them working on gliding in a streamline position and standing up unassisted.  To be able to float on back and stand up on own.

Pre School Kick

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students

Class Level: Can glide in a streamline position and stand up unassisted. Can back float.

Aim of the class: Ready to start kicking, face in, assisted and then unassisted.

Pre School Stroking

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students

Class Level: Can kick on front face in unassisted with long legs and good kick. Can kick on back.

Aim of the class: Develop arm strokes both on board and off.  4-6 good strokes with well coordinated kick.

Pre School Beginner Breather

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
Class Level: Can armstoke 4- 6 good  strokes with head down. Backstroke kicking unaided.
Aim of the class: Introduce 2 stroke breathing technique.

Pre School Breather

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
Class Level: Can swim freestyle unassisted 3-5m with head down. Backstroke 3-5m.
Aim of the class: Develop freestyle technique and extend distance.  Back stroke work.

Pre School Advanced Breather

20 minute lesson maximum of 4 students
Class Level: Able to swim freestyle unassisted 3/4 length of pool.  Confident backstroke.
Aim of the class: Continue to develop strong freestyle technique and build stamina.