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Group Swim Lessons:
Classes
Group classes will last 30 minutes Monday through Thursday for two weeks. Friday's will be used as weather related make-up days.  

Register
  • Registration begins 10am Monday, May 25th! Come into the Bonner Springs Aquatic Park to see us or register online!
  • Complete a Group Lesson Registration Form
  • Need help deciding what class is right for your child? Fill out these Questionnaires, they'll help! 
  • Registration deadline is the Thursday before the first day of class.

Fees & Times 
  • Preschool & Levels: $35 (resident); $40 (non-resident)  

Schedule

Session Dates 
Session 1                    Preschool ages 3-5                           7:05pm   -    7:35pm
                                     Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5                            7:45pm   -    8:15pm
            June 8th-18th              
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Session 2                    Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5                            9:50am   -  10:20am
                                     Preschool ages 3-5                        10:25am   -  10:55am
                                     Preschool ages 3-5                          7:05pm   -    7:35pm
                                     Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5                            7:45pm   -    8:15pm
June 22nd - July 2nd
Session 3                    Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5                            9:50am   -  10:20am
                                     Preschool ages 3-5                        10:25am   -  10:55am
                                     Preschool ages 3-5                          7:05pm   -    7:35pm
                                     Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5                            7:45pm   -    8:15pm
July 13th-23rd
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Preschool:

Guppies (3-5 yrs): Students are taught to feel comfortable in the water using assisted skills. Each child must be at least 3 years old before the first class. 


  • Intro to water: Blowing bubbles; putting eyes, nose and face in water; Bobs
  • Swim Skills on Front: Front float with face in; front glide with face in & kick; flutter kicks on front; front crawl arms & kick combined.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back float; back glide with kick; flutter kick on back; back crawl with arms & kick combined.
  • Additional Skills: Roll from front to back; roll from back to front; elementary backstroke.

Tadpoles (4-5yrs or passed Guppies): Students are taught to feel comfortable in the water using unassisted skills. Each child must be at least 4 years old before the first class, OR have passed Guppies to register.

  • Intro to water: Blowing bubbles through nose; fully submerge head and hold breath.
  • Swim Skills on Front: Front float & glide with face in & kick; front crawl arms & kick combined.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back float; Back glide with kick; Back crawl with arms & kick combined; Elementary Backstroke.
  • Additional Skills: Change direction while swimming; retrieve object underwater with eyes open; Jump into 4ft water.

Levels

Level 1 (6 & up): Students are taught to feel comfortable in the water using unassisted skills. Must swim all strokes 5ft without teacher's assistance. Each child must be at least 6 years old before the first class, OR have passed Tadpoles.

  • Intro to Water: Submerging entire head; Opening eyes underwater; Bobs
  • Swim Skills on Front: Front float; front glide going into front crawl; front crawl arms & kicks combined.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back float; back glide into back crawl; back crawl arms & kicks combined; elementary backstroke.
  • Additional Skills: Open eyes underwater; change direction while swimming.

Level 2 (6 & up): Students become more comfortable with basic strokes and skills. Must be able to swim all strokes half way across pool without teacher's assistance. Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level 1.

  • Intro to Water: Fully submerge and hold breath; Blow bubbles through nose.
  • Swim Skills on Front: Front float; front glide going into front crawl; front crawl arms & kicks combined.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back float; back glide into back crawl; back crawl arms & kicks combined; elementary backstroke.
  • Additional Skills: Treading water; Beginnings of Rotary Breathing.

Level 3 (6 & up): Students become more comfortable with strokes and fundamental skills. Must be able to swim all strokes across the pool. Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level II.

  • Swim Skills on Front: Front crawl with mediocre rotary breathing; Front glide into crawl; Beginnings of Breast Stroke.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back crawl; Back glide into crawl; elementary backstroke.
  • Additional Skills: Head first entries from the side in sitting and kneeling; Tread water; Jumping into deep water; retrieve submerged object; Bob towards safety.

Level 4 (6 & up): Students develop confidence in skills learned and improve other aquatic skills. Must be able to perform strokes 1 1/2 laps. Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level III.

  • Swim Skills on Front: Front crawl with exceptional rotary breathing; Breast Stroke.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back crawl; Elementary Backstroke.
  • Additional Skills: Feet first surface diving; headfirst entries standing; Treading water using two different kicks; Beginnings of side stroke; and Butterfly kick.

Level 5 (6 & up): Students develop confidence in skills learned and improve endurance. Must be able to perform all strokes with ease for 2 laps. Child must be at least 6 years old and able to perform skills in Level IV.

  • Swim Skills on Front: Front crawl with exceptional rotary breathing; Front flip turn; Breast Stroke; Side Stroke.
  • Swim Skills on Back: Back crawl; Elementary Backstroke; Back flip turn.
  • Additional Skills: Deep & shallow angle diving going into a glide and stroke; Treading water; Butterfly body motion.


Private Swim Lessons 
Private swim lessons are for all ages and offer a one-on-one approach for learning to swim. Private lessons are tailored to the swimmer's personal goals and needs and are by appointment only. Lessons last 30 minutes.

Register

  • Complete a Private Swim Lesson Registration Form
  • Registration begins 10am Monday, May 25th at the Aquatic Park only.            
  • Registration deadline is the Thursday before the following week.

Fees
 
  • $15/lesson for Residents
  • $20/lesson for Non-Residents




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