Summer Aquatics

Summer Aquatics Program

  


Summer 2014

All swim lessons are held at La Quinta High School Pool
located at 10372 McFadden Ave. 

Registration for sessions A & B begins:
Online: Sunday, May 4th at 9:00 p.m.
To register online, please visit:
https://apm.activecommunities.com/westminster
In Person: Monday, May 5th at 7:30 a.m.
Community Services & Recreation Department, 8200 Westminster Blvd.

Registration for sessions C & D begins:
Online: Wednesday, July 9th at 9:00 p.m.
To register online, please visit:
https://apm.activecommunities.com/westminster
In Person: Thursday, July 10th at 7:30 a.m.
Community Services & Recreation Department, 8200 Westminster Blvd.
At the Pool: Thursday, July 10th at 9:00 a.m.
La Quinta High School, 10372 McFadden Ave.

Sessions

Session A: June 23 - July 3
Session B: July 7 - July 17
Session C: July 21 - July 31
Session D: August 4 - August 14

Fees

Group Lessons
$49 per session
Each session is Monday - Thursday for TWO (2) weeks; 30 minutes per lesson.

Private Lessons
$98 per session
Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays ONLY for TWO (2) weeks, 20 minutes per lesson.
Please see class information for times.

RECREATION SWIM
FREE!
Mondays and Wednesdays ONLY from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

All registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Once registered, those who wish to
transfer lesson times or sessions (if available) will be subject to a $5.00 transfer fee each time for each student.

To Register Online



Set up your account & register at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/westminster


Group Lesson Schedule

 
Time Classes 
9:00am - 9:30am       Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
9:35am -10:05am Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
10:10am -10:40am Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
10:45am -11:15am Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
11:20am -11:50am Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 5, Parent & Me  
11:55am -12:25pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 5, Level 6, Adult
3:15pm - 3:45pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
3:50pm - 4:20pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
4:25pm - 4:55pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
5:00pm - 5:30pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
5:35pm - 6:05pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 5
6:10pm - 6:40pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 5, Parent & Me
6:45pm - 7:15pm Tiny Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 5, Level 6, Adult

Description of Lessons (please read carefully)

Parent & Me Aquatics
Ages: 6 months - 3 years    Class Ratio 10:1
Parent and child share the fun of learning to swim. You will assist your child with basic water adjustment, breath control, and swimming readiness. Class emphasis is on fun and safety in the water. Parent participation is required; one parent/adult per child.

Tiny Tots
Ages: 3  - 5 years    Class Ratio 5:1
Students learn basic water adjustment, breath control, floating arm and leg movement. Class emphasis is on fun and safety.

Level 1 - Introduction to Swimming Skills 
Ages: 5 years and older   Class Ratio 5:1
Students learn basic water adjustment, safety, floating, kicking, breath control, treading water, and arm and leg movement for front crawl and backstroke. Participant must be able to enter water independently, swim at least 5 yards on their front, bob head 3 times then safely exit the water; must also be able to glide at least 2 body lengths and float on front and back at least 3 seconds each then recover to vertical position before receiving a passing card to Level 2.

Level 2 - Fundamental Skills 
Ages: 5 years and older   Class Ratio 5:1
Prerequisite: Pass Level 1. Students learn the fundamental of front crawl, backstroke, treading water, floating, and water safety. Participant must float on front for 5 seconds, troll to back and float for 5 seconds and then return to a vertical position; additionally they will have to push off the wall and swim using front crawl for 5 body lengths turn to back and float for 15 seconds then continue for 5 more body lengths before receiving a passing card to Level 3.

Level 3 - Stroke Development 
Ages: 6 years and older  Class Ratio 6:1
Prerequisite: Pass Level 2. Students learn front crawl with side breathing, elementary backstroke, scissor and dolphin kicks, treading water, survival float, and front dives. Concentration is placed on water safety, refinement of front crawl, building strength and endurance. Participants must swim front crawl for 15 yards, tread or float for 30 seconds then swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards before receiving a passing card to Level 4.

Level 4 - Stroke Improvement 
Ages: 6 years and older  Class Ratio 6:1
Prerequisite: Pass Level 3. Students are introduced to butterfly arms, side stroke arms, breaststroke, backstroke, and basic wall turns. Emphasis is placed on water safety, refinement of skills learned in previous levels and endurance. Participants must swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 25 yards each, and breaststroke and backstroke for 15 yards each before receiving a passing level card to Level 5.

Level 5 - Stroke Refinement 
Ages: 6 years and older  Class Ratio 10:1
Prerequisite: Pass Level 4. This level is for advanced swimmers who demonstrate the skills learned in all previous levels. Students will refine their performance in all the strokes (front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke), as well as, flip turns on front and back. Participants must perform a shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 50 yards, and swim breaststroke and backstroke for 25 yards each before receiving a passing card to Level 6.

Level 6 - Swimming and Skill Proficiency 
Ages: 6 years and older  Class Ratio 10:1
Prerequisite: Pass Level 5. For competitive swimmers working to improve skills; emphasis is placed on endurance and skill refinement, along with water safety skills. Level 6 participants must swim 500 yards continuously using 3 strokes of choice, perform a survival float and back float for 5 minutes, and perform a feet first surface dive retrieve an object from the bottom of the deep end pool in order to receive a passing card.

Adult
Ages: 13 years and older (with little or not swimming experience)  Class Ratio 10:1
This course is designed for adults with little to no swimming experience. Instructors teach comfort and safety in the water, basic swimming techniques, swimming fundamentals, breath control, treading, and any other areas of interest. Class is geared toward participant’s questions and individual swimming levels.