Rollingwood Swim Club
Swim Lesson Program (2017)
Rollingwood offers group swim lessons to club member's children from age 3 through 13. Swim lessons are conducted at the pool Monday through Friday and are taught by the Guard Staff and the Swim Team Members. All instructors are certified in CPR, First Aid and Lifesaving and/or have at least three years of competitive swimming experience and a lifeguard will be on duty for every lesson.
All children must be 100% potty trained to be registered for swim lessons.
Inquire at the Rollingwood pool office.
Group Lessons are conducted in sessions consisting of ten thirty minute classes. Nine of these classes are dedicated to skill development and one class is focused on pool rules and general pool safety. The first lesson is dedicated to assessing the students' skill level and placing them into the appropriate group (see below).
Group lesson registration is ongoing beginning Saturday of Memorial Day weekend at noon. Please note that swim lesson registration must be conducted at Rollingwood and cannot be accommodated via email. Checks are due at registration and must be made out to Rollingwood Pool. Please stop by the pool office for additional details and questions regarding registration or the swim lesson program.
Daily lessons are offered Monday through Friday in accordance with the following schedule.
Daily lessons are offered on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings in accordance with the following schedule.
Group Level Descriptions
Introduction into swimming for younger swimmers. Students will work on kicking on front and back with assistance, getting faces wet, and submerging head under water while exhaling through nose and mouth. Self Propulsion with kick board on front and back (with instructors aid if needed). Floating on both front and back and Pool Safety.
Introduction into swimming for older swimmers. Breath Control underwater and underwater swimming. Floating on back and front without assistance. Swimming freestyle with alternating leg and arm action with assistance. Swimming backstroke on back with alternating arm and leg action. Entering and exiting the pool safety.
Introduction into swimming for older swimmers cont. Breath Control underwater and retrieving objects under water. Gliding on back and front while kicking, treading water. Improvement for freestyle and backstroke and ability to swim both without assistance. Diving will be introduced along with the diving board and slide. Safety rules for the slide and diving board.
Advanced swimming for older swimmers. Progression of freestyle and backstroke. Advanced diving off the side of the pool and the diving board. Introduction into butterfly and breastroke.
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