Aquatics LEARN-TO-SWIM LESSONS The pool facility will offer (3) six-week sessions (Saturdays). Classes will meet weekly at the same time each week. Attendance at all session classes is important for successful completion. FOR ................................................................ Ages 3 & Up WHEN ............................................... See chart at right >> WHERE .....................Queensbury Elementary School Pool TIME .......................................................10:00 am-1:00 pm 2018-19 LEARN TO SWIM SCHEDULE The classes (American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program) are designed to improve each child’s swimming skills at his or her own pace. Because swimming requires advanced motor coordination that requires considerable practice, it is not unusual for a student to stay at one skill level for more than one session. For more accurate placement of your child in our Red Cross swimming lesson program, please refer to the detailed skills sheet for each level, available at the Department Office or online at recreation.queensbury.net. Classes are offered Saturday mornings for 6 consecutive weeks. SWIM LESSONS SESSIONS 2–4 Level 1–4 (1/2 hr.) ............Resident $40; Non-Resident $50 Level 5–6 (1 hr.) ...............Resident $50; Non-Resident $60 TERM 2: Nov. 3– Dec. 15 (No Program 11/24/18) TERM 3: Jan. 5– Feb. 9 TERM 4: March 2– April 6 (1/2 HR.) Children 3-5 years of age. Children with no previous water experience, 10:00am – 10:30am leave parent willingly, are introduced to kicking, 10:30am – 11:00am floating, and submerging. 11:30am – 12:00pm 12:30pm – 1:00pm PRESCHOOL AQUATICS: WATER EXPLORATION (PSA1) Registration Learn-to-Swim Lessons are popular and space is limited. Registration is required. Registration will be taken at the Department Office, Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm or online at recreation.queensbury.net. ADULT/SENIOR RECREATIONAL SWIM Recreational swim time is available to adults (18+). Get away, relax, and exercise. Lifeguard on duty. Lap swimming offered. FOR .............................................................. Ages 18 & Up WHEN ........ September 4-May 30 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) (No Program 11/22, 12/25, 12/27/18; 1/1, 2/19, 2/21, 4/23 & 4/25/19) TIME .............................................................. 7:30–8:30 pm WHEN ...................... September 5-April 17 (Wednesdays) (No Program 11/21, 12/26, 2/20/19) TIME ............................................................. 6:30–7:30 pm WHERE .....................Queensbury Elementary School Pool Please contact the Department Office for other specific dates and school closings. PRESCHOOL AQUATICS: PRIMARY SKILLS (PSA2) (1/2 HR.) Able to submerge face, kick on front and back with support. For children who have passed PSA1. Introduction to front and back crawl, front and back glides, and orientation to the deep water. 10:00am – 10:30am 11:00am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:00pm 12:00pm – 12:30pm 12:30pm – 1:00pm LEARN TO SWIM: STROKE DEVELOPMENT (LTS3) (1/2 HR.) Able to hold breath under water, front and back glide, combined stroke front/back, and kneeling dive. For children who have passed PSA2. Stroke coordination and improvement. Introduction to elementary backstroke, kneeling dive from side of pool, all stroke kicks, rotary breathing, and safety and survival skills. 10:00am – 10:30am 10:30am – 11:00am 11:00am – 11:30am 12:00pm – 12:30pm LEARN TO SWIM: STROKE IMPROVEMENT (LTS4) (1/2 HR.) Able to dive from side, front/back crawl 25 yards, and demonstrate elementary backstroke. FAMILY RECREATIONAL SWIM The department will offer recreational swimming on Saturdays ONLY. FOR ....................................................................... All Ages WHEN ..............................November 3-April 6 (Saturdays) (No Program 11/24, 12/22, 12/29/18; 2/16 & 2/23/19) TIME ...............................................................1:00-5:00 pm WHERE .....................Queensbury Elementary School Pool Please contact the Department Office for other specific dates and school closings. For children who have passed LTS3. Review front and back crawl, introduction to breast stroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, standing dive from side of pool, and self-rescue techniques. 10:30am – 11:00am 12:30pm – 1:00pm LEARN TO SWIM: STROKE REFINEMENT (LTS5) (1 HR.) Able to swim front/back crawl 50 yards, elementary backstroke 10 yards, breaststroke/sidestroke 10 yards. For children who have passed LTS4. Introduction to flip turns, open turns, and rescue breathing. Precision of whole stroke skills and standing dive. 11:00am – 12:00pm LEARN TO SWIM: FITNESS SWIMMER (LTS6) (1 HR.) Able to swim front/back crawl 100 yards, elementary backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke/sidestroke 25 yards, and flip turns. For children who have passed LTS5. Emphasis on the coordination of whole strokes for student to swim more effectively while improving endurance levels and strength in each stroke. Winter 2018-19 Program Guide 11:00am – 12:00pm 14