Stay safe this summer and enroll in the Gulf Coast Aquatics, Inc. Learn to Swim Program. We offer swim lessons to all of our communities that are designed to fit everyone’s needs! The Learn to Swim Program is the beginning in the process of developing your child’s water safety and swimming skills. Our teaching approach is learning through games and skill repetition activities that develop their basic water skills while fostering group involvement. Each level within our program incorporates and builds on skills learned in preceding levels. Our swim lesson Instructors are trained American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. We offer morning & evening classes as well as group lessons, private and semi-private lessons taught in June and July.
Level I : Intro to Water Skills Help students feel comfortable in the water.
||Enter & exit water using ladder or steps||
||Combine arm & leg action on front & back|
||Blow bubbles through mouth & nose||
||Staying safe around aquatics environments|
||Open eyes under water and retrieve objects||
||Supported front & back glides/floats||
||How to call for help|
Level 2: Fundamental Aquatics Skills Gives participants success with fundamental skills.
||Enter water by jumping, exit water using side||
||Roll from front to back and back to front|
||Fully submerge & hold breath||
||Change direction of swimming|
||Unsupported front & back glides/floats||
||Tread water using arm & legs|
||Front crawl w/ breathing & back crawl||
||Finning arm action on back|
Level 3: Stroke Development Builds skills in level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper waters.
||Introduce elementary backstroke|
||Front crawl w/rotary breathing||
||Introduce breast stroke|
||Front glide w/ dolphin kicks||
Level 4: Stroke Improvement Develops confidence in the skills learned & improves other aquatics skills.
||Swim under water||
||Front & Back crawl open turns||
||Front & Back Crawl||
Private Lessons: Cater to the individual needs of the student
The one on one attention allows students to make quick progress through the skill objectives. The private lessons are offered to students ages 5 and older.