No prior swim experience required for this class. This is an introduction class for swim and safety skills along with breath holding, front and back floating, kicking and using underwater arms. Our goal is independent swimming. 3 year olds who are brand new to swimming should enroll in the Tyke 1 level.
The student should already be swimming a short distance, back floating independently and using underwater arms to enter this class. The goals of this class are to swim a greater distance with proper kicks and arms coming out of the water, independent rollover breathing, sculling and independent elementary backstroke. Very advanced 3 year olds are welcome with instructor approval.
Students should be swimming freestyle independently with a rollover breath and independent elementary backstroke. The goal of this class is to build endurance, learn proper freestyle with alternate breathing, backstroke, and breaststroke and dolphin kicks. Very advanced 3 year olds are welcome with instructor approval.