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SWIM LESSONS

Swim Lessons 

Group swim lessons are available at Hurley Rec as a 2-week session with 25 minutes per lesson. 8 lessons are given per session.

Check back soon for 2022 swim lesson dates and sign-ups.

2-weeks per session (8 lessons)

2022 Dates:

To Be Determined

Swim Lesson Fees:

  • Each swimmer: $100 for each 2-week session

Recommended Swim Lesson Equipment:

  • Swimsuit
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Come ready to swim!

Swim Lesson Levels:

LEVEL 1 – INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS

Supported float and glide on front and back • Alternating arm and leg action skills • Fully submerge face for 3 seconds • Enter and exit the pool • Walk 5 yards in chest-deep water

LEVEL 2 – FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS

Hold breath and fully submerge head 3 sec. • Unsupported floating and kicking on front and back 5 sec. • Rhythmic breathing 10 times • Combined stroke on front and back 5 yards • Step from side into chest-deep water then float or tread for 15 seconds

LEVEL 3 – STROKE DEVELOPMENT

Jumping into deep water • Diving from seated or kneeling position • Treading water for 1 minute • Front crawl and back crawl 25 yards • Rotary breathing • Elementary backstroke 25 yards

LEVEL 4 – STROKE IMPROVEMENT

Dives from compact and stride positions • Breaststroke 15 yards • Front and back crawl stroke 25 yards • Tread water 2 minutes • Breastroke 15 yards • Elementary backstroke 25 yards • Swim underwater 3-5 body lengths

LEVEL 5 – STROKE REFINEMENT

Breaststroke 25 yards • Back crawl 25 yards • Front crawl 50 yards • Elementary backstroke 50 yards • Tread water 2 minutes with 2 different kicks • Shallow dive

LEVEL 6 – PERSONAL WATER SAFETY

500-yard continuous swim • Front crawl and elementary backstroke — 100 yards • Breaststroke, back crawl, sidestroke, and butterfly — 50 yards • Survival float for 5 minutes •Back float for 5 minutes • Retrieve an object from depth of 7 feet