Swim Lessons Information 2014

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Swim Lessons
The 2014 swim season is almost here! Looking to learn to swim or improve your skills? Now is the time! All classes are taught by American Red Cross certified instructors.

Instructors will offer a safe, educational, fun environment for your child. As students progress the level of instruction will become more challenging.

Lessons are offered ages 3 and up and are customized to meet each participant’s needs and skill level. Children under 3 can be accommodated, but are introduced to basic skills such as kicking, floating, gliding and arm movements with a focus on water adjustment only. It is requested that parents or guardian observe the lessons from the upper deck to avoid distracting the student.

Students must bring a towel, sunscreen, goggles and their favorite water toy.

Lessons begin March 17 and will be offered through mid-October. March-May classes will only be held at the Waterfront Park in the heated pool. Once the other facilities are open and pool temperatures maintain 80 degrees classes will no longer be held in the “Adult Pool” but will be available at all three facilities to include the Swim Park, Waterfront Park and Creekside Park.

Registrations are taken at the Waterfront Park and lessons must be paid in full at time of registration. A swim lesson registration form must be completed for each swimmer.

Private Lessons
·         One on One
·         $90 resident, $95 non-resident
·         4 classes / 30 minutes each

Semi-Private Lessons
·         2 students / must be at same skill level and register together
·         $80 resident, $85 non-resident
·         4 classes / 45 minutes each

Make up policy
Classes cancelled for inclement weather or pool closures will be re-scheduled to accommodate the swimmer and instructor schedule. Classes must be re-scheduled within 48 hours.

Refund policy
Classes must be cancelled one week prior to the first scheduled lesson for a full refund. Refunds issued in case of illness require a doctor’s notice. Refunds are not issued for a student’s failure to attend a scheduled class.
Code of Conduct
All district, pool and facility rules must be obeyed. The swimmer must demonstrate respect and follow the instructions of the swim instructor. At any time the instructor reserves the right to dismiss the student for inappropriate behavior.

For more information contact the Waterfront Park at 621-8362.

Why Kids Should Swim
• Swimming is the most injury free of all children's sports
• Swimming is a sport that will bring children fitness and enjoyment for life
• Swimming enhances children's natural flexibility by exercising all of their major joints through a full range of motion.
• Swimming helps develop superior coordination because it requires combinations of complex movements of all parts of the body, enhancing harmonious muscle function, grace, and flexibility of movement.
• Swimming teaches the life lessons of sport and sportsmanship which include learning to deal with winning and losing, as well as working with officials, teammates and coaches.
• Swimming motivates participants to strive for self improvement and teaches goal orientation.   
• Swimming cultivates a positive mental attitude and high self-esteem.
• Swimming can prevent drowning.

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