IDEAL FOR: 3 & 4 YEAR OLDS (and also some 5 year olds) who are able to separate from their parents and can sit, listen and wait their turn.
LOCATIONS: Steel Fitness Premier (SFP) located at 250 Cetronia Road in Allentown (formerly the Human Performance Center).
FALL 2013 SESSIONS at SFP: Total of 7 weekly lessons each. Classes available on Sundays and Mondays and Wednesdays between 4:30pm and 6:00pm.
Fall 2 Session: October 27th - December 20th
(No lessons on 11/26-12/2)
FREQUENCY: One lesson per week at SFP.
TO REGISTER: From the Home Page, click on the Fall Swim Lessons tab on the right side. Scroll down to the bottom, where you'll see a tab for Pre-School Lessons. Choose your preferred day(s) and time.
STUDENT/INSTRUCTOR RATIO: maximum of 3 students per instructor
CLASS LENGTH: 30 minutes
COST: SFP Fall Session is $147 for 7 weeks. A $20 non-refundable ANNUAL registration fee also applies.
SKILLS TAUGHT: Gradual water adaptation, breath holding and release, movement in the water, submersion of the face, blowing bubbles and bobs with a progression towards safety skills such as back floats and basic kicking skills, streamlines, glides, kicks and "big arm" freestyle.
ADVANCEMENT GOALS: Must be 5 years old to join SwimAmerica Youth Group lessons. Exceptions for advanced, mature 4 year olds are sometimes made for Youth Group lessons at the discretion of the Swim School Supervisor.
NOTES: Double swim diapers required if not toilet trained.