Nomahegan is an authorized provider of the American Red Cross (ARC) Learn To Swim program.
Session 1 Begins Monday June 24 - Sign up Tuesday June 11 at 6:15 pm
Session 2 Begins Monday July 15 - Sign up Tuesday July 2 at 6:15 pm
(Sign up sheet will be located on the board in the Gate House)
Preschool Aquatics Level 1 (Basic Beginner)
Designed for children ages 3-4 to help them orient to the aquatic environment and gain basic aquatic skills. Level 1 will work on kicking, putting their face in the water, rotary breathing, floating and work towards some independence in the water. Swimmers must be out of diapers.
Preschool Aquatics Level 2 (Beginner 1)
Helps children start to gain basic swimming propulsive skills to be comfortable in and around water. Level 2 will work on jumping in, fully submerging and holding breath, back float, swimming on front and back, and treading water using arm and leg actions. Swimmers must be out of diapers.
Stroke Development (Beginner 2)
For children who can swim independently, but need to work on endurance and stoke development. Students in this class will work on proper freestyle technique, backstroke for 25m, and breaststroke/butterfly kicks on front. Aim to pass deep water test by completion of this lesson.
Stroke Improvement (Advanced Beginner)
For children who can swim freestyle with good technique. Advanced Beginners will continue to build endurance and perfect kicking techniques in all four strokes. They will work on increasing their confidence in the water with treading water skills and survival floats. Swimmers must have passed the deep water test.
Stroke Refinement (Intermediate)
For children who can swim freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Intermediates should be able to swim several lengths of the lap pool and will work on learning butterfly and open turns. Intermediates will work toward a five-minute continuous swim. Must have passed deep water test.
Swimming & Skill Proficiency (Swimmer)
For children who know how to swim all four strokes and have the strength to do multiple laps. Swimmers will work on perfecting technique in all four strokes and perfecting their dives. Must have passed deep water test.
10:15-10:45 - Preschool Level 1, Preschool Level 2 and Stroke Development
10:45-11:15 - Preschool Level 1, Preschool Level 2 and Swim/Skill Proficiency
11:15-11:45 - Stroke Improvement, Stroke Refinement
11:45-12:15 - Stroke Development, Stroke Improvement
12:15-12:45 - Stroke Refinement, Swim/Skill Proficiency
12:45-1:15 - Stroke Refinement, Swim/Skill Proficiency
Signups for the first session will open on June 11th at 6:15 pm and stay open until June 12th at 11:59 pm. All children 3 years old (must be out of diapers) and older are welcome. Please see the directions below:
You must create an account for Signup Genius (this is a free website). I recommend creating an account prior to the signups opening. Link: https://www.signupgenius.com. When it is time, click the link below and enter the access code. Once you reach the signup page please pick the lesson you would like and fill in the required information. Please include your child's name in the comment section. Once you finish signing up you are all set! Please note that all group lessons will be held at the same time everyday and your child may attend as many as you like.
Access Code: nomoswim19