LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM

 Is your child scared of the water or wanting to take the plunge and swim their first few strokes unaided?  Or looking to improve their stroke skills and taking their first steps towards competitive swimming?

Our learn to swim program offers a variety of classes from beginners to advanced taught by certified instructors.

 
If you would like further information on the classes we offer please view the class descriptions below or contact us on 780-897-5977 or icanswim@gppiranhas.com
 
 
 
Registration for our Spring Session has been temporarily suspended
 
 

Dolphins 1

Main Focus:  Building confidence in the water

This is a beginners’ class developed to help children become comfortable in the water with a range of skills designed to help build their confidence.

Skills Introduced:  Floating, kicking, submersion & breath control

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Dolphins 2

Main Focus:  Establishing a solid kick and swimming unaided

This class is for those that are comfortable being independent in the water and can swim at least 1 metre on their front & back unaided.

Skills Introduced:  Gliding & breaststroke leg kick

Skills Developed:  Floating, kicking, submersion & breath control

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Dolphins 3

Main Focus:  Building kick strength and introducing stroke techniques

This class is for those that can swim at least 5 metres on their front & back and are now wanting to develop their stroke skills with the introduction of arms (front crawl, backstroke & breaststroke.)

Skills Introduced:  Front crawl/backstroke & breaststroke arms

Skills Developed:  Kicking, gliding & breath control

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Sharks 1 (formerly I Can Paddle)

Main Focus:  Building endurance and refining full stroke techniques

This class is for those that understand and can demonstrate technique for front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke and now want to continue to improve on these techniques to cover a longer distance in the pool.

Skills Introduced:  Full stroke butterfly, distance swimming & an introduction to diving

Skills Developed:  Full stroke movement patterns

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Sharks 2 (formerly I Can Dive)

Main Focus: Building endurance over 25 metres and developing stroke technique

This class is for those that have good technique across all 4 strokes (front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke & butterfly) and wish to challenge themselves over a greater distance.

Skills Introduced:  An introduction to deep water swimming, treading water & sculling

Skills Developed:  Endurance, diving & stroke efficiency

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Sharks 3 (formerly I Can Swim Fast)

Main Focus:  An introduction to pre-competitive swimming

This is a deep water only class and is for swimmers working towards the following skill set:

  • Swim a proficient 25m fron tcrawl and backstroke
  • Swim 25m of breaststroke with good technique
  • Swim 25m of dolphin kick and demonstrate good knowledge of butterfly
  • Perform a standing dive into deep water
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Forward and backward roll in the water
  • Achieve an underwater streamline
  • Make changes to technique upon instruction

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Information with regards to our cancellation policy can be found here:

Cancellation Policy