Swim Lessons at Main Beach with the Crystal Lake Park District Swim School
Thu May 25, 2017
For Immediate Release: Give your child the gift that lasts a lifetime-swim lessons with the Crystal Lake Park District Swim School. Swim lessons are offered Monday-Thursday all summer long at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake. Certified instructors offer group and private lessons for ages 4 to adult. 7 levels of instruction allow your swimmer to progress at their own rate. Friendship savings offer applies to all swim lessons. Register for a swim class and get a friend to register too and you all save. Any registered swimmers are eligible to attend the End of Season Ice Cream Party on August 3. For more information on swim lessons, contact Jessica Ortega at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1213, firstname.lastname@example.org
CLPD Swim School Sessions
June 19-29, Monday-Thursday, choice of 10-10:45 am, 10:45-11:30 am or 11:30 am-12:15 pm
July 10-20, Monday-Thursday, choice of 10-10:45 am, 10:45-11:30 am or 11:30 am-12:15 pm
July 24-August 3, Monday-Thursday, choice of 10-10:45 am, 10:45-11:30 am or 11:30 am-12:15 pm
July 10-August 2, Monday and Wednesday Evenings, choice of 5:15-6 pm, 6-6:45 pm, 6:45-7:30 pm
Adults Only, July 10-August 2, Monday and Wednesday Evenings, choice of 5:15-6 pm, 6-6:45 pm, 6:45- 7:30 pm
Group Lesson Fees
Program Fee: $55
Resident Discount Fee: $50
Private Lesson Fees
Program Fee: $110
Resident Discount Fee: $100
Private lessons are 40 minutes in length and meet for 6 sessions.
Group Swim Class Descriptions
First Splash-Guppies (18 months -3 years with parent): Infants and toddler learn to feel comfortable in the water and have fun through games and drills. One parent must be in the water with the swimmer the entire lesson.
Level 1-Tadpoles: Level 1 will help swimmers feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. Swimmers will fully submerge their faces, blow bubbles, float on front and back with support, kick on front and back with support, alternating arm strokes and safety skills.
Level 2-Minnows: Level 2 will provide swimmers success with fundamental skills. Swimmers will learn to hold their breath and retrieve objects underwater, float on front and back without support, leveling off and turning over, rhythmic breathing, flutter kick, finning, back and front crawl arm stroke, combined strokes and self-help safety skills. ￼￼￼￼￼ Group Swim Class Descriptions-continued
Level 3-Goldfish: Level 3 will build on skills learned in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice. Swimmers will become more comfortable in water slightly deeper than their height, front and back glides, coordinated stroke on front with breathing, coordinated stroke on back, elementary backstroke kick, changing directions, treading water and cold-water safety skills.
Level 4-Starfish: Level 4 develops confidence in the strokes learned and is intended to increase the simmer’s endurance by swimming these strokes for longer distances than in Level 3. In Level 4, swimmers will refine elementary backstroke, front and back crawl, and sculling, and be introduced to the breaststroke and sidestroke., and are introduced to the butterfly stroke and surface diving.
Level 5-Stingrays: Level 5 is coordinating and refining key strokes. Students will swim familiar strokes for greater distance than in previous levels, develop the coordinated breaststroke and sidestroke, and are introduced to the butterfly stroke and surface diving.
Level 6-Dolphins: Level 6 students will polish all strokes so they can swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances. Swimmers will develop considerable endurance by the end of class. Surface dives will venture to deeper water.
Level 7-Sharks: Level 7 is to perfect all strokes and develop good fitness habits. This level includes many different skills and options, sucn as swimming for recreation, conditional and competitively. Adults: Have you always wanted to learn how to swim but were too busy or afraid to try? Or maybe you just want to get more comfortable swimming in the open water. Join the adult swim class for beginners ages 16 & up. Swimmers will learn the basic swim techniques and strokes to make you feel more comfortable in the water. ###