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SUMMER 2016

CRPR Swimming Lessons are the best deal in town!

• Trained and Experienced Instructors.
• Great Instructor-to-Student Ratio.
• Classes geared towards meeting the student’s needs.
• 8 classes per session

CRPR Aquatic Program Policies

  • A parent or guardian (age 16+) is required to be on-site during all swim lessons.
  • Only lesson participants are permitted on the pool deck. Parents and guests must remain in the waiting area.
  • Classes fill quickly; registration for sequential classes cannot be guaranteed.   It is recommended that participants for more than one program enroll at the same skill level (except Parent/Toddler and Preschool) until the first class level is satisfactorily completed.
  • Classes are held as scheduled except during electrical storms and facility closings.
  • Please note that make-up sessions for all youth aquatic classes that are canceled will be scheduled at the same time on the Friday following the canceled class.
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"Triple O!" (One-on-One) Youth Swim Lessons   Individual Instruction
Individualized swimming instruction for youth ages 5-14! For those youngsters needing extra feedback and personalized attention from our outstanding instructors. Four 30-minute lessons per program with the individual attention to help a youngster become a better swimmer faster.
OFFERED SUMMERS ONLY.

• Parent w/ Toddler (ages 1-3)    Introduction      Group Instruction
A water orientation class that will teach a parent how to work safely and effectively with a young child in the water. Skill-appropriate water activities will be included. Fee includes one adult and one toddler. OFFERED SUMMERS ONLY.
• Preschool (ages 3-5)         Water Adjustment      Group Instruction
Designed for the child to develop a comfort level in the water as well as a readiness for learning how to swim. Children will also receive an introduction into basic swimming skills.
• Youth Level 1 (ages 4-14)       Water Exploration    Group Instruction
Designed for children just beginning swim lessons who may be uncomfortable in the water. At completion, child will be able to submerge face, float with support, kick with support, and demonstrate very basic water safety skills.
• Youth Level 2 (ages 5-14)    Primary Skills      Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Preschool or Level 1 with no fear of the water. At completion, child will submerge and retrieve objects, prone float, glide, back float/glide, bob 10 times, perform an “easy” stroke on back and front, turn over, and demonstrate basic water safety skills.
• Youth Level 3 (ages 5-14)    Stroke Readiness      Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Level 2 or equivalent. At completion, child will bob 15 times, jump into deep water, dive from a kneeling position, demonstrate 10 yards of front and back crawl, elementary backstroke kick and basic water safety skills.
• Youth Level 4 (ages 5-14)   Stroke Development   Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Level 3 or equivalent. At completion, child will demonstrate a standing front dive, elementary backstroke, front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and sidestroke kicks, tread water and water safety skills.
• Youth Level 5 (ages 5-14)    Stroke Refinement    Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Level 4 or equivalent. At completion, child will demonstrate 50 yards of front crawl and back crawl, 10 yards of breaststroke and sidestroke, 25 yards of elementary backstroke, butterfly kick, turns, diving from board and water safety skills.
• Youth Level 6 (ages 5-14)    Skill Proficiency       Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Level 5 or equivalent. At completion, child will demonstrate approach and hurdle on the diving board, 100 yards of front and back crawl, 25 yards of breaststroke, sidestroke, approach stroke, 10 yards of butterfly stroke, flip turns, surface dives and water safety skills. OFFERED SUMMERS ONLY.
• Youth Level 7 (ages 5-14)    Advanced Skills       Group Instruction
Prerequisite: Level 6 or equivalent. At completion, student will demonstrate a springboard dive, 200 yards of front crawl, 100 yards of back crawl, 50 yards of breaststroke and sidestroke, 25 yards of butterfly, 15 yards of underwater swimming, backstroke, flip turns, water rescue, competitive starts and basic water rescue. OFFERED SUMMERS ONLY.

• CRPR Swim Teams at Welch and Park Forest Pools for ages 5-18

• SCUBA Programs for ages 12 and over

• Youth Springboard Diving (Summer)

Learn to dive or refine your skills! This class teaches basic diving skills & helps to improve the skills that you have. Instruction caters to all levels of divers, teaching the basics to new divers and or advanced skills to those with some experience. Participants must be able to swim across the diving well.
Ages:
9 & up.
Fee: $65R/$98N per program.  8 classes per program  Locations as noted below.

Indoors at the High School Natatorium (Evenings)

  • Tue. & Thur. May 3-26, 5:30-6:30 PM     Program #13371
  • Tues. & Thur. May 3-26, 6:40-7:40 PM   Program #13372
  • Mon.& Wed. July 6-27 & Fri July 8 5:30-6:30 PM     Program #13373
  • Mon. & Wed. July 6-27 & Fri July 8 6:40-7:40 PM      Program #13374

Outdoors at Welch Pool (Mornings)

  • Mon -Fri. June 27-July 8, (Omit 7/1 & 4) 10-10:50 AM    Program #13375
  • Mon -Fri. June 27-July 8, (Omit 7/1 & 4) 11-11:50 AM Program #13376
  • Mon-Thur July 11-21 10-10:50 AM     Program #13377
  • Mon-Thur July 11-21 11-11:50 AM           Program #13378
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