Parent / Child Lessons

Parent participation is required for the lessons below.  If you have multiple children enrolled, please make sure one adult attends for each child enrolled.  If you have other children with you, please plan for care while you're in the class.  RiverWinds requires children under the age 13 to have an adult in the pool with them at all times.

Infant / Toddler Lessons: 30 Minutes

Squirts (6 - 23 months)

  • No swim experience necessary
  • Parent participation required
  • Limit 6 children per class (not counting adults)
  • Focuses on acclimating infant to the water
  • Practice proper body position/floating
  • Great bonding experience for the parent and child
  • Lessons teach water safety practices and techniques to parents
  • Modeling comfort in the water (and getting wet) is encouraged.
  • Swim diapers must be worn if the infant has not successfully potty trained
Saturdays: 8:00am & 9:00am

 

Softshells (2 - 4 yo)

  • No swim experience necessary
  • Prior water acclamation is helpful but not required
  • Focuses on safe water exploration for toddler and parent
  • Practice proper body position/floating
  • Lessons are designed for swimmers not yet comfortable enough for Private Instruction
  • Swim diapers must be worn if the infant has not successfully potty trained
Saturdays: 8:30am & 9:30am