Ontario Living Magazine - Summer 2014 - page 25

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RECREATION PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
Aquatics
STEP 2
IDENTIFY THE CLASS LEVEL
SWIM LESSONS
American Red Cross – certified swim lessons
are 2-week sessions, Monday through Friday, 30 minutes
each day at a cost of
$30
per swimmer (unless otherwise specified.) Children
must
be 3 years old to enroll into “level” swim lessons.
A
$2 additional child discount
is given to each additional child from the same household enrolled in swim lessons
.
Semi-private lessons
are available for more individualized instruction. For
$60*
, the instructor will customize a class for a maximum
of 2 students.
*Additional child discount not available.
Parent or legal guardian only may register their child/children. Please provide proof of residence. (Non-residents add $6.)
LEVEL 1 – Introduction to Swim Lessons
Recommended Ages: 3 to 5 years
Establish a comfort level & confidence in the water via bubble blowing, submerging
face, kicking, arm circles, assisted front/back floating, proper positioning and
introduce freestyle. Basic safety techniques will be included.
LEVEL 2 – Basic Stroke Development
Recommended Ages: 4 to 6 years
With no fear of the water, participants bring their Level 1 skills and continue
freestyle instruction, while being introduced to backstroke and side breathing.
Swimmers must be able to swim across the pool without stopping to advance to
Level 3.
Level 2 is very comprehensive and may take more than one session to
master.
LEVEL 3 – Intermediate Stroke Development
Recommended Ages: 6 years & older
Swimmers work on proper freestyle, backstroke and side-breathing techniques and
endurance. The introduction of the compact dive and retrieving objects from the
pool bottom prepares swimmers for Level 4 deep water at Colony High School.
Prerequisite: Swimmer must have passed Level 2.
LEVEL 4 / 5 – Advanced Stroke Development
Recommended Ages: 6 years & older
Stroke Advancement & the refinement of swimming skills: mastering front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, fundamental sidestroke and
breaststroke, basic diving, treading water, swimming under water, the butterfly kick and water safety.
LEVEL 6 – Introduction to Competition Swimming
Recommended Ages: 6 years & older
Achieving proficiency and endurance on advanced strokes plus new skills: breaststroke and sidestroke turns, front crawl flip turn, pike and tuck
surface dives, and throwing safety assists.
*
NO Class Dates –
No class Monday, May 26 and Friday, July 4
NO morning lessons will be available during Sessions 1, 2, 6 & 7.
No mail-in Aquatics registrations accepted. See our schedule online at
No credits issued after the first week of class.
Something for everyone in the water this summer!
Learn to swim at any age. Enjoy
Family Swim
. Compete in the
Tiger Shark Swim League
.
Party cool
at an Ontario Pool! Workout with the
AQUA-Fit
, learn to play
Water Polo
or become a
Jr. Lifeguard
.
What class level should your child be in? swimming skills assessments
will be offered on
Saturdays, May 3rd: 9:00 – 11:00am and May 10th: 9:00 – 11:00am
at the Westwind Pool.
For information and assistance regarding the class level appropriate for your child, call the Armstrong Center (909) 395-2020.
Session
Session Dates
Fee
Available Pools
1
Mon., May 19 – Fri., May 30*
$ 30
Westwind Pool (PM Only)
2
Mon., June 2 – Fri., June 13
$ 30
Munoz Pool, Quesada Pool & Westwind Pool (PM Only)
3
Mon., June 16 – Fri., June 27
$ 30
All Pools, Full Schedule
4
Mon., June 30 – Fri., July 11*
$ 27
All Pools, Full Schedule
5
Mon., July 14 – Fri., July 25
$ 30
All Pools, Full Schedule
6
Mon., July 28 – Fri., Aug. 8
$ 30
Munoz Pool, Quesada Pool & Westwind Pool (PM Only)
7
Mon., Aug. 11 – Fri., Aug. 22
$ 30
Munoz Pool, Quesada Pool & Westwind Pool (PM Only)
STEP 1
IDENTIFY THE SESSION & THE POOL
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