Swim lesson and swim team program participants must use the online program registration to sign up for programs.

SWIM LESSONS

2018 Lessons Dates: Monday, June 25 – Thursday, August 9.

The Club offers American Red Cross swimming lessons, taught by certified swimming instructors. Please see the lesson schedule for swim lesson days and times.

  • Classes meet twice a week: Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays.
    Make-ups available as needed – please see instructor.
  • End of Season Testing: August 13-17.
  • Please read the exit skills before determining lesson group.┬áLevel 6 is broken into four subgroups: please choose one that interests your child.
  • If you are unsure about what to sign your child up for please contact the Swim Lesson Coordinator via email to swimlessons@erbc.com.

RED CROSS EXIT SKILLS

Red Cross LevelGroup NameGroup Exit Skills
Silverfish (Parent & Tot)Water entry, getting comfortable in water, blowing bubbles, assisted floating
1Polywogs (Intro to Water Skills) Exit/enter water safely, submerge mouth, nose & eyes, exhale underwater, front & back float with support, use arms & legs to swim with support
2Guppies (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) Step or jump into water, submerge entire head, front/back float unsupported, front/back glide unsupported, swim on front & back (15 yds each)
3Sunfish (Stroke Development) Jump into deep water from side, head-first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerge & retrieve object, front crawl (with breathing) & back crawl (15 yds each)
4Dolphins (Stroke Improvement) Dive from side, swim underwater (3 body lengths), front & back crawl (25 yds each), breastroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly (15 yds each)
5Flying Fish (Stroke Refinement) Shallow dive from side, swim underwater (15 yds), surface dives, flip turns, front & back crawl (50 yds each), butterfly, breastroke, elem. backstroke, sidestroke (25 yds each)
6 Personal Water Safety Fundamentals of Diving Lifeguard Readiness Fitness Swimmer Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: tread(5 min), tread no hands (2 min), surface dives & retrieve objects, self rescue techniques, safety rules Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: basic stretching, dives from side, approach & hurdle, dives from board Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: tread(5 min), tread no hands (2 min), rescue approach, surface dive & retrieve object, assists, removal from water, backboard Common Skills: Front/back crawl (100 yds each), breastroke, elem. back, sidestroke, butterfly (50 yds each), open turns, flip turns Also includes: etiquette, pace clock, fitness swim equipment, principles of fitness program, various training techniques

SWIM TEAM

2018 Swim Team Dates: Tuesday, June 26 – Saturday, August 11.

Any child (ages 6-17) is welcome to join the swim team. Please see the swim team page for more detailed information.

ADULT LAP SWIMMING

Adults may swim laps every day from 12-1pm. Master’s Swim and Water Boot Camp are offered when there is an instructor available.

SWIM/TENNIS PROGRAM AWARDS & ICE CREAM PARTY

Please check the calendar for the date and time.

SWIM COMMITTEE

Swim Team Committee Chair: Jen White