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Swim Lessons
Summer Youth Swim Lessons 2016
Fee
  • $30.00
  • Classes are 40 minutes
  • Infant and Toddler Classes are 25 minutes
  • Advanced registration is required for all classes
  • Summer Lessons Not Held On:
    -July 4 at Holmes or The Falls and July 8 @ The Falls

Classes

  • Class size is 12 per class for most classes
  • Class size is 8 per class for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool at Holmes

Cedar Falls Swim Lesson Instruction
Our swim lessons are designed by our staff to help promote water safety for our participants at a young age. It is our hope that participants meet with success early and often in our swim lesson programs and develop a love and respect for the water. Competitive orientated skills have been moved to the more advanced groups. Should lessons at the Falls need to be cancelled for the day due to weather, staff will make every attempt to make them up on weekdays at the end of the third week. The Recreation Division will do everything possible to see that at least 10 lessons are held, but we cannot control the weather.

Group 1: Infant
  • Infant classes are designed for children 6 months to 2 years old
  • Parents must be prepared to accompany the child in the water
  • Infant classes are designed to orientate the child to the water, develop basic swimming skills, and to help parents learn how to work with their child in the water

Group 2: Toddler
  • Toddler classes are designed for children 2 to 4 years old
  • Parents must be prepared to accompany their child in the water
  • Toddler classes are designed to orientate the child to the water, develop basic swimming skills, and to help parents learn how to work with their child

Group 3: Preschool
  • Preschool classes are designed for children 3 to 5 years old
  • Preschool classes are designed to orientate the child to the water, develop basic swimming skills, and to become more confident and independent in the water
  • Children will be introduced to deeper water
  • Parents may, on occasion, be asked to enter the water

Group 4: Swabbies
  • This class is focused on water orientation and helping students enjoy the aquatic environment
  • There will be an introduction to kicking on front and back
  • This level is for those who have passed Preschool

Group 5: Deck Hands
  • This class is focused on helping students become more independent in the aquatic environment
  • There will be an introduction to freestyle and backstroke
  • This level is for those who have passed Group 4: Swabbies

Group 6: First Mates
  • Students will be introduced to more advanced freestyle skills, as well as an introduction to elementary backstroke
  • Students will be introduced to deep water
  • This level is for those who have passed Group 5: Deck Hands

Group 7: Skippers
  • Students will work on refining skills for freestyle and backstroke
  • Students will be introduced to breaststroke, sidestroke and diving boards
  • This level is for those who have passed Group 6: 1st Mates

Group 8: Captains
  • Students will work on refining all skills for elementary backstroke, sidestroke and breaststroke
  • There will be an introduction to flip turns and diving
  • This level is for those who have passed Group 7: Skippers

Group 9: Admirals: Advanced Strokes & Water Games
  • Students will work on refining all swimming skills
  • There will be an intro to basic swimming conditioning and developing endurance
  • This level is for those who have passed Group 8: Captains

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Adapted Aquatics
  • Children between 5-10 years
  • For children with special needs
Older Beginners
  • Children between 9-14 years
  • For children who have never had lessons

Beginning Diving
  • Children between 9-16 years who have Group 7 skills
  • Will be taught Proper Approach, Takeoff, Forward Dive, Backward Dive, Reverse Dive, Forward Dive 1/2 Twist

Intermediate Diving
  • Children who have completed Beginning Diving

Adult Swim Lessons
  • It's never too late to learn to swim! Call CF Recreation (319) 273-8636 for more information
 

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