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May Lessons

Swim Lessons are offered at RACE Aquatics.

Register for May Session (see specific start dates listed below)

Skills required for each level:
Level 1 = comfort in the water with an instructor. Although we do want to work with every child and build in safe water habits, we need the children to be comfortable with the instructor in the pool environment.

Level 2 = comfort and independent movement up to 12.5 yards (half of the pool length)  on stomach and back


Procedure for skills check:

If your child has no swim lesson experience and was not frequently around a pool or lake all summer, you can register for Level 1.  If you are unsure, we can schedule a skills check.
If you'd like to schedule an appointment for the skills check please email Coach Scott
(email: scott@raceaquatics.org).
More contacts listed below the FAQ section

Sessions:
5 classes = 1 session.

Days:
Option I = Monday & Wednesday
Option II = Tuesday & Thursday

Times:

Option A = 5:00p - 5:30p
Option B = 5:30p - 6:00p
Option C = 6:10p - 6:40p
Option D = 6:40p - 7:10p

Please let us know what your preferences are (in order).
Example: 1A / 2C / 1B


Rates:
$65 for the session (includes the 5 classes) - if returning
$70 for the session (includes the 5 classes) - new registrations

Session dates: 
NO CLASSES on MAY 28 & MAY 29
May Session  dates (M/W) = May 14th - 30th
Dates: May 14, 16, 21, 23 & 30

May Sessions dates (T/R) = May 15th - May 31st
Dates: May 15, 17, 22, 24 & 31


How to add your child's name to the reservation list:
There is NO ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR LESSONS. You will need to email Scott (scott@raceaquatics.org) with the following information:
*Child's name:
*Age:
*Preferred times (up to 3 using example above):

FAQs

How many swimmers per class?
We will have a minimum of 3 swimmers with a Maximum of 6 swimmers per class.  Most classes will cap out at about 5 in perfect conditions.

My child is not ready to be in the water with an instructor are there other options?
Yes we can look at offering a Parent and Me class if the interest is there to add that level of class. This is a class where younger participants become more comfortable in the water with a parent (in the pool) and the instructor.  The instructor guides the parents on working with the kids in the pool.  There will be some games / songs and parents and instructors pass the children safely back and forth to help the child gain comfort in the pool environment with a new instructor.

How young can we begin to teach lessons:
We can have the participants as young as 3.  As long as the participant is comfortable in the water, with an instructor.  Younger children, like 18 months will need to sign up for private lessons.  The toddler will basically learn comfort in the water with an instructor - which will be a great foundation for continuing to learn to swim in our program.

What does comfortable in the water with an instructor mean?
The child is not crying or hesitant about getting into the pool with a new person. The with a tight turn around between lessons, we will need all participants ready to participate throughout the lesson. That is why we limit the number of students. This way we get more face time with the instructor.  The more the swimmers practice the movements, the better their chances of moving to the next group.

Contacts:
Best way to contact a member of RACE Aquatics is via email:
Scott Gainey = scott@raceaquatics.org