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Event:Swim Registration Begins -Residents
Date:May 3rd, 2018.
Time:8:00 AM
Category:Health and Fitness
Age:Kids
Contact:860-285-1990 Recreation Department

Summer Swim Lessons
Registration for swim lessons for Windsor residents will begin on Thursday, May 3 at 8:00 AM online and at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. Lessons are held Monday through Thursday with Fridays for weather makeup lessons only. Swim lessons are $30.00 for first child, $46.00 for two children and $62.00 for the family maximum, per two-week session. Note that you can register online and automatically receive the multi-family discount.

Registration for swim lessons for non-Windsor residents will begin on Thursday, May 10 at 8:00 AM online and at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. Lessons are held Monday through Thursday with Friday for weather makeup lessons only. Swim lessons are $40.00 per child, per two-week session.

Swim Lesson Descriptions
Parent Tot: (30 minutes) For parents and toddlers ages 1 to 3. Each child must be accompanied in the water by an adult and will be taught basic water skills to help the child adjust to the water and prepare for swim lessons on their own.

Water Adjustment: (30 minutes) For children ages 4 and 5. This is an age-appropriate class where children are taught various developmental skills from level 1.

Water Adjustment Advanced: (30 minutes) This is an age appropriate class for ages 4 and 5 where children are taught various developmental skills from level 2 including crawl and backstroke.

Introduction to Water Skills (Level 1): For age 6 and up. The objective of this course is to help students feel comfortable in the water. They explore the elementary aquatic skills which students build on as they progress through the Learn to Swim Levels.

Fundamental Aquatic Skills (Level 2): Students in this level should feel comfortable in the water and can walk about the shallow end of the pool freely. They also should feel comfortable with the buoyancy of their body in the water. There will be a skill assessment where students need to demonstrate the main skills learned in this level in a skill scenario.

Stroke Development (Level 3): The objective of this course is to teach more elements of strokes using the basic and fundamental aquatic skills from Levels 1 and 2. This level focuses on more of the arm and leg action in the coordination, breathing and timing in the front and back crawl.

Stroke Improvement (Level 4): The objective of this course is to develop confidence in the strokes. Students will build endurance and distance in the front and back crawl. Students will also learn the arms and coordination for butterfly, the elementary backstroke, breaststroke and the scissor kick.

Stroke Refinement (Level 5): The objective of this course is the coordination and refinement of the front and back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary back and sidestroke.

Lifeguard Readiness (Level 6): This course prepares participants for the lifeguard training course, however this is not a Lifeguard Training course.