Youth Swim Lessons Thu_5:45p Fall '16
Sep 08 - Nov 17 (Thursday)
5:45 PM - 6:25 PM
Ages 5-14 · Co-Ed
NEIU Physical Education Complex
From Sep 08, 2016 to Nov 17, 2016
Each Thursday from 05:45 PM to 06:25 PM
This activity is closed to further registration.
Levels: Participants will be tested the first day of class and as needed throughout the session
All levels are offered at most class times, lessons are 40 minutes.
Level 1: No previous experience or limited experience. Students will learn to be comfortable in the water, float, streamline on both front and back with the flutter kick.
Level 2: Students can swim in streamline position on front, and soldier position, and have proper flutter kick. Students will learn proper arm stroke, kick, balance, and rhythmic breathing (for freestyle or front crawl). Students will learn body position for backstroke and begin diving.
Level 3: Students can swim freestyle (front crawl) with beginnings of rhythmic breathing and proper flutter kick and have experience with backstroke. Students will perfect the freestyle breathing and timing, learn the backstroke arms; and the foundations of the breast stroke and butterfly.
For the more advanced students Clinics are offered. Participation in clinics requires permission from the Senior Swim Instructor. Clinics focus on Advanced Freestyle, Backstroke, Breast Stroke, and Butterfly technique; and endurance. The Clinic is designed to meet expected swim team standards.
Students, Faculty/Staff, Campus Rec Members, and Alumni must register in person their first time to receive the discounted rate.
**Sessions may Pro-rate 2 weeks after the start of the program.
Pre-Registration ends August 21, 2016.
Natatorium at NEIU Physical Education Complex
Northeastern Illinois University