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Ages 1 - 2 years. The purpose of Parent/Child Level 1 is to familiarize young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn-to-Swim courses. It is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own.Learning Objectives: Learn to ask for permission before entering the water. Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner. Feel comfortable in the water. Explore submerging to the mouth, nose and eyes completely. Explore buoyancy on the front and back position. Change body position in the water with support. Learn basic water safety rules and how to avoid water hazards around the home. Learn about the importance of wearing a life jacket and experience wearing one. Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including knowing how to stay safe in the sun and how to avoid recreational water illnesses. Learn to to call for help.
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Swim Lessons - Parent / Child
NMS Pool at North Middle School
SDMF Community Ed. & Recreation