Learn to Swim Program

REGISTRATION FOR LEARN TO SWIM WILL OPEN SEPTEMBER 7.  YOU MUST HAVE AN ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO REGISTRATION, EVEN IF YOU WERE IN LEARN TO SWIM PREVIOUSLY. 

  

About the Group

Our Learn to Swim program I CAN SWIM is a partnership with Swimming Alberta.  Swimmers will learn to be SAFE, COMFORTABLE in the water as well as with the four strokes (Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breastroke and Butterfly) in a fun supportive environment. 

Our program is targeted towards swimmers aged 5 to 12. 

INTRO 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.

INTRO 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 meter on their front & back unaided.

Skills Introduced:  Gliding & breaststroke leg kick.

Skills Developed:  Floating, kicking, submersion & breath control.

INTERMEDIATE 1

Main Focus:  Building kick strength and introducing stroke techniques.

This class is for those that can swim at least 5 meters 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.

INTERMEDIATE 2

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.

ADVANCED

Main Focus: Building the capacity to swim 25 meters in each stroke 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:   Sculling, Flip turn.

Skills Developed:  Endurance, diving & stroke efficiency.

 

 

 

  

Fees

Session 1: ​$250.00 per session + $28 Annual Swim Alberta Registration

Session 2: ​$200  + [For the first registration of the season $28 Annual Swim Alberta Registration]

Session 3: ​$200 + [For the first registration of the season $28 Annual Swim Alberta Registration]

   

Equipment Needed

​Training Suit, Swim Cap, Goggles, Water Bottle 

  

New Members

​New members need an assessment to join our Learn to Swim Program. All assessments will be done by appointment only. Please contact [email protected] to schedule an assessment.  They will be scheduled Sept. 7-10, 2021 at the Dawe pool. 

Assessments after September  Please contact our registrar at [email protected] to schedule your swimmer's assessment.

  

Online Registration

 

Session Dates

Session 1 - $250
September 20th, 2021 to Dec 15th, 2021 -

Session 2 - $200
Jan 03rd, 2022-Mar 16th 2021

Session 3 - $200
Mar 28th, 2021-June 1st, 2021

  

Practice Schedules

Monday & Wednesday 4:45-5:30

   
 

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Coaches

Lucien Zucchi
Learn to Swim Coordinator