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 (formerly the Human Performance Center) at 250 Cetronia Road in Allentown
Emmaus Aquatic Club at 2546 Mill Race Road in Emmaus
SUMMER 2013 SESSION at SFP: June 24th - July 31st for a total of 6 weekly lessons (No scheduled breaks). Classes available on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:30pm and 6:00pm.
SUMMER 2013 SESSIONS at EMAC: Session 1: June 17-28 (Mon-Thur with Tuesday as optional WLSL, Mon-Thur) The
Session 2: July 8-19 (Mon-Thurs, Mon-Wed)
Session 3: July 22 - Aug 2 (Mon-Thurs, Mon-Wed)
FREQUENCY: One lesson per week at SFP. EMAC Sessions are 7 daily lessons over a two-week period. The Thursday and Friday of the second week are reserved for any weather-related cancellation make-ups.
TO REGISTER: From the Home Page, click on the Summer 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 Summer Session is $126 for 6 weeks. EMAC Summer Sessions are $147 for 7 lessons. 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.