We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Super Tot: Stroke Development
Ages: 3 years to 5 years
Prerequisite: All participants must be evaluated by pool staff prior to registration. Participants must successfully pass or be competent in all skills and objectives for Advanced Tot or Level 1. Returning participants need to contact pool staff to ensure the correct prerequisite skills are listed on their SDRecConnect account otherwise, ActiveNet will not allow you to register for any upper level lessons). If this is your first time registering for lessons with the City of San Diego you will need to contact pool staff to schedule a swim assessment and if needed, help create an SDRecConnect account.
Objectives: This class is designed for participants to master basic swimming skills, develop and coordinate strokes, and to increase stamina and pool safety awareness.
Skills: Safety concepts, rhythmic breathing, multiple front and back float combinations, retrieve object from deep water, jump into deep water, introduction to treading water, front and back glide with flutter kicking, catch-up freestyle with side breathing 15-25 yards, whip kick on back 15 yards, elementary backstroke arms 20 yards, backstroke 15-25 yards, plus various combinations of all skills.
Notes: Please contact pool staff to verify prerequisite skills are correct on your SDRecConnect account. There are NO REFUNDS. Full refunds will be granted only is class is cancelled by the Pool Manager.Younger children may not progress as quickly as older children because their strength, coordination, and understanding of processes are developed at individual rates. An appropriate swimsuit is required at all times. Use of goggles is recommended for this level. A parent or responsible adult must remain in the spectator area at all times. Swim diapers are required for children under 4 years old regardless of toilet training.
It is important to enroll your child in the correct class; necessary transfers may result in the change of class days and times. There are NO REFUNDS. For specific information on class prerequisites or level placement, please contact Swanson pool staff at 858 552-1653.
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