Background


WATER-CONFIDENCE

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Maximum 3 children per teacher.
This class is suitable for children up to 3 years of age accompanied by a parent. They will learn survival skills and dog paddle in a fun environment.



BEGINNERS

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Maximum 3 pupils per teacher.
Dog Paddle, Freestyle and Backstroke is taught, depending upon age and ability. The minimum age for this class is 3 yrs, unless assessment has been made through water-confidence classes.



STROKE DEVELOPMENT – BASIC

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Maximum 3 pupils per teacher.
Children must be able to swim 25 metres Freestyle, co-ordinating their breathing, as well as Backstroke and some Butterfly without the aid of the teacher. The basics of swimming are re-inforced in this class while they learn to swim more independently. Children are introduced to racing by a 25 metre Freestyle time-trial at the end of each lesson.



STROKE DEVELOPMENT – INTERMEDIATE

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Maximum 7 pupils with 2 teachers .
The emphasis at this level is for children to be able to swim continuously while expanding on their knowledge of all strokes. Their time-trial is increased to 50 metres.



STROKE DEVELOPMENT – ADVANCED

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Maximum 7 pupils per teacher.
Must be able to swim all strokes, with bi-lateral breathing in Freestyle. Tumble turns, racing techniques, etc… are also taught at this level. The emphasis in this class is to perfect all strokes. Time-trials vary weekly.



ADULTS: Beginners and stroke correction

Duration: 45 minutes

 

Maximum 7 pupils per teacher.