Learn to Swim Group Lessons
1402 Overbrook Rd.
Burlington, NC 27215
|Parent & Child||6 mos - 3 yrs||9:30am - 10:00am|
|Preschool 1 - Beginner||4 - 5 yrs||9:30am -10:00am|
|Youth 1 - Beginner||6 -12 yrs||8:45am - 9:15am|
|Youth 1 - Beginner||6 -12 yrs||10:15am - 10:45am|
|Youth 2 - Adv. Beginner||6 -12 yrs||10:15am - 10:45am|
|Adult - Beginner/Adv. Beginner||13+ yrs||8:30am - 9:15am|
Registration Begins: September 2 at 9:00am
Registration Ends: September 30
Cost: $45 Residents, $55 Non-residents
($10 multi-child discount for each additional child in same cart)
Link to Register: https://secure.rec1.com/NC/burlington-nc/catalog
Please observe the following Covid-19 procedures:
- Arrive dressed-to-swim 5 minutes before class to complete Covid screening and visit the bathroom.
- All must wear masks. Those with Covid symptoms or recent exposure will not be allowed in facility.
- Masks may be removed only while in the water.
- Limit of 1 observer per child. Must stay in designated seat on deck.
- Exit facility immediately after class. Locker room showers closed.
- Program subject to change or cancellation based on Covid numbers.
- No refunds or makeup classes unless program cancelled by Burlington Recreation & Parks.
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND PREREQUISITE SKILLS
PARENT & CHILD Children are familiarized with the water and taught swim readiness skills. Parents learn techniques to help orient and keep their child safe in and around water.
Prerequisites: At least 1 but no more than 2 adults to enter the water and participate with the child in the class.
PRESCHOOL 1: BEGINNER Children are introduced to the water and start developing positive attitudes and safe practices in and around it.
PRESCHOOL 2: ADVANCED BEGINNER Children build on and improve skills learned in Preschool 1.
Prerequisites: Ability to enter pool independently, travel 5 yds, submerge to mouth and blow bubbles, and safely exit. Glide 2 body lengths, roll to back, float 3 seconds, then recover to vertical (with assistance).
PRESCHOOL 3: INTERMEDIATE Children increase proficiency and independent performance of basic skills learned in Preschool 1 & 2.
Prerequisites: Glide 2 body lengths, roll to back, float 15 seconds, then recover to vertical. Glide on back 2 body lengths, roll on front, recover. Swim with combined arm and leg motion for 3 body lengths, roll to back float for 15 seconds, roll to front and swim 3 body lengths (with assistance if needed)
YOUTH 1: BEGINNER - INTRO TO THE WATER Participants are introduced to basic aquatic skill and start developing positive attitudes, effective swimming habits and safe practices around the water.
YOUTH 2: ADVANCED BEGINNER - SWIMMING FUNDAMENTALS Children develop more confidence and gain greater indepedence in the water.
Prerequsites: Enter water, travel 5 yds, bob underwater 5 times, exit water. Glide on front 2 body lengths, roll to back float, then recover to vertical (w/assistance if needed)
YOUTH 3: INTERMEDIATE - SWIM STROKE DEVELOPMENT Participants will build on skills learned in Youth 1 & 2 to help them achieve basic water competency.
Prerequisites: Step into chest deep water, push off bottom, tread or float 15 seconds, roll on back and float 15 seconds, roll to front, swim for 5 body lengths using combined arm and leg motion
YOUTH 4: ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE - SWIM STROKE IMPROVEMENT Participants improve proficiency in performing the swimming strokes introduced in Youth 3
Prerequisites: Jump into water, submerge, recover to surface, tread or float 1 minute, turn in circle, swim front crawl or elementary backstroke for 25 yds, then exit water. Ability to streamline, swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 15 yds each.
ADULT - BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER
Adults build confidence and learn fundamental swimming skills and water safety concepts.