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Monarch:    *View Available Classes*

Proper Breaststroke technique, endurance combination stroke swimming and butterfly stroke.  New skills include sidestroke and use of mask, fins and snorkel.  Please consult the schedule for days and times of Monarch classes.  (Check Availability under Butterfly III Level for more class scheduling options)

 

Stroke Club:

Butterfly III level or higher.  This is a great introduction & overview of swim team skills.  This class focuses on the 4 competitive strokes, their starts and turns.  Improve endurance and stroke technique.  Class is 45 mintues.

 

Instructor Aide:

Learn what it takes to become a swim instructor.  Improve your stroke technique, learn basic lifesaving skills with components from the Guard Start program, pool procedures, communication skills and working with various age groups.

  *Class offered during Summer Swimester*

Guard Start:

Designed for youth ages 11-14.  American Red Cross GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow provides a foundation of lifeguarding and life skills.  GuardStart foucuses on five key areas: Prevention of Aquatic Accidents, Fitness and Swimming Skills, Response in an Emergency and Leadership Skills & Professionalism as a Lifeguard.

Prerequisites:  Ability to swim the front crawl stroke for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side.  Ability to tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs.  Ability to submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet underwater.
 
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