Helen P. Brown Natatorium Helen P. Brown Natatorium

School-Aged Children
September 9th - October 19th
 

In these steps, children learn breath control, readiness to swim and beginning movements through the water that will be the foundation to their swimming in future steps. They will be introduced to valuable safety skills to help them navigate more safely through their new exploration skills (Remember parents...Nothing replaces supervision!)

Step 1 (6-12) - No Swim Skills Needed

Students will be INTRODUCED to foundational water adjustment skills including submerging, blowing bubbles, and floating/swimming on front and back.  Water safety skills are incorporated into each class.

Monday
6:35pm - 7:05pm
6 Classes
$40
Tuesday
5:45pm - 6:15pm
6 Classes
$40
Thursday
5:45pm - 6:15pm
6 Classes
$40
Saturday
9:30am - 10:00am
6 Classes
$40

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Step 2 (6-12) - Swim Skills Needed

Students will BUILD on foundational swimming skills.  Skills include rhythmic breathing, streamline glides, kicking and a continued introduction to front crawl.  Water safety skills are incorporated into each class.

Swim Skills needed:  Student must be comfortable going underwater and blowing bubbles. Student must be able to float on front and back without flotation or assistance and swim on front at least 3 yards with face in water to join this class.

Tuesday
5:45pm - 6:15pm
6 Classes
$40
Tuesday
6:20pm - 6:50pm
6 Classes
$40
Wednesday
6:35pm - 7:05pm
6 Classes
$40
Thursday
5:45pm - 6:15pm
6 Classes
$40
Saturday
10:05am - 10:35am
6 Classes
$40

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Step 3 (6-12) - Swim Skills Needed

Students begin to refine specific arm and leg actions used when swimming front crawl and back crawl.  Elementary backstroke, breaststroke kicking and dolphin kick will be added to this step. Swimmers will begin to increase endurance as they navigate the class.  Water safety skills are incorporated into each class.

Swim Skills Needed: Student must be able to perform 10 bobs with bubbles, glide on front with face in water for 5 yards, glide on back for 5 yards with arms at side, and swim front crawl with face in water for 5 yards to join this class

Wednesday
6:00pm - 6:30pm
6 Classes
$40
Thursday
6:20pm - 6:50pm
6 Classes
$40
Saturday
10:45am - 11:15am
6 Classes
$40

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Step 4 (6-12) - Swim Skills Needed

Students will begin to master front crawl, back crawl, and elementary breaststroke.  They will be introduced to breaststroke and butterfly.  Swimmers will continue to increase endurance through added repetitions.  Water safety skills are incorporated into each class.

Swim Skills needed:  Student must be able to swim front crawl for 12 yards, swim   backstroke for 12 yards, swim elementary backstroke for 12 yards, streamline.

Monday
6:00pm - 6:30pm
6 Classes
$40
Saturday
9:30am - 10:00am
6 Classes
$40

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Step 5 (6-12) - Swim Skills Needed

Students will continue towards mastery of all competitive swim strokes, along with being introduced to starts and turns.  Swimmers will be challenged to continue increasing yardage for each stroke. Deep water skills geared towards lifeguard readiness and advanced water safety skills will be introduced.

Swim Skills needed: Student must be able to swim front crawl for 25 yards, backstroke for 25 yards, breaststroke for 12 yards and butterfly for 12 yards to join this class.

Monday
6:35pm - 7:05pm
6 Classes
$40

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