The swimming program is centered on core body strength and will focus on basic swimming skills geared towards younger and inexperienced swimmers. Students begin underwater swimming and are introduced to freestyle and backstroke. Basic swimming skills are required and will be tested. Students will be escorted to the pool by Mandell staff members and returned to Mandell for pick up at the conclusion of the class. Students must provide their own swim cap and towel. Please note that if your child is in grades 1-4 they will have to miss the last 30 minutes of school due to the 3PM start time of the swim class. MAXIMUM OF 15 STUDENTS.