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Swim Lessons - Beginner 1



TIME(S): 10:30AM OR 11AM

The “Beginner I” level is the second swim lesson one can take at Highland Swim Club. A child is eligible to be in this lesson, even if they did not take the “Toddler” level. Beginner I students will never be fully left alone in the water. Anytime they are swimming, they will be working one-on-one with their instructor. When they are not working with their instructor, they are expected to sit on the wall, or hold onto the wall in the water, if granted permission by their instructor.

 

PREREQUISITES:

  • Jump into the water holding their instructor’s hands
  • Blow bubbles in the water
  • Dunk full body under water
  • Feel comfortable swimming with instructor
 OBJECTIVES:
  • Freestyle kick on the kickboard with instructor not holding the board the entire time
  • Do freestyle arms holding their instructor’s hands
  • Do a few strokes of freestyle on their own with instructor in front of them
  • Retrieve a toy from bottom of shallow end
  • Float with instructor holding their back
  • Kick on back with kickboard with instructor
  • Hold their breath under water
  • Push off the wall to their instructor

 

*WHEN A STUDENT WANTS TO MOVE OUT OF THE BEGINNER I LEVEL, THEY ARE ADVISED TO SPEAK WITH THEIR INSTRUCTOR BEFOREHAND