Preschool Aquatics

For children 3- 5 years old. Gives young children a positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experience that emphasizes water safety, survival and foundational swimming concepts.  Skills are age-appropriate, helping participants achieve success on a regular basis while in a class environment with their peers.

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Preschool Level 1 (Ages 3- 5 Years)

Prerequisite: 3 years of age


First swim lesson without parent in water; designed for beginner swimmers. Familiarize how to enter and exit the water safely, breath control, submerging, supported front and back floats, supported arm and leg actions on front and back.  Develop positive attitudes and safe practices in and around water.  Children must wear a swim diaper if not toilet trained.

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Preschool Level 2 (Ages 3 - 5 Years)

Prerequisite: 3 years of age. Completion of Preschool Level 1.


Participants are comfortable in the water, build on and improve skills of: water safety, breath control for 5 seconds, submerging, front and back floats with minimal assistance for 15 seconds, arm and leg actions on front and back with minimal assistance for 2 body lengths.

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Preschool Level 3 (Ages 3 - 5 Years)

Prerequisite: 3 years of age.  Completion of Preschool Level 2.


Participants submerge comfortably in chest deep water and swim on front and back independently 3 body lengths.  Build endurance and independence in gliding on front and back, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water.  Water safety skills are reinforced.  Must be school age to move to Learn To Swim Levels.