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Level 2

Monday, October 24, 2016 @ 6:40 PM (CDT) - Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 7:20 PM (CST)
Mercer Park Aquatic Center/ Scanlon Gymnasium 2701 Bradford Drive Iowa CityIA  52240
Monday, October 24, 2016 @ 6:40 PM (CDT) - Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 7:20 PM (CST)
Mercer Park Aquatic Center/ Scanlon Gymnasium 2701 Bradford Drive Iowa CityIA  52240

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Level 2- Red Cross: Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Class will focus on:
- Hold Breath and submerge entire head (5 seconds)
- Bob at least 5 times, submerging head and exhaling
- Open eyes under water, retrieve submerged object in shallow water (3 times)
- Front float with face in water, with recovery, unsupported (5 seconds)
- Back float with recovery, unsupported (5 seconds)
- Front and back glide, unsupported (2 body lengths)
- Roll over from front to back and back to front (unsupported)
- Tread water in chest deep water, using arms and legs (unsupported)
- Combined stroke on front and back, using kick and alternating arm action
- Swim on side with leg action (supported)
- Finning and sculling arm actions on back (10 feet)
- Jelly fish float (float face down) unsupported
- General personal safety: using a life jacket, moving in water wearing a life jacket, recognizing a swimmer in distress, getting help

Activity Secondary Category

Swim Lessons-- Group

Location

Mercer Park Aquatic Center

Organizer Info

  • Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department

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