The IYB is offering swim lessons. All skill levels will be offered at each of the class time. We are offering Levels: Tots, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 & Level 5
Who: Ages 3 and up
Where: Ithaca High School
When: Sundays Sept 18-Oct 30
Instructor: Dave Klein
Fee: $70/$50 City Resident Discount
See information below for the class and links to the criteria on which the children are graded.
TOTS: Are at least 3 years old and have a parent that is going to swim with them.
Level 1: Non-swimmer of school age
Level 2: Must be able to enter water independently using ladder, steps or side, bob 3 times then safely exit the water. Must be able to glide on front for 2 body lengths, roll to a back float for 3 seconds and recover to a vertical position.
Level 3: Must be able to front float for 5 seconds, roll to back float for 5 seconds. Push off the wall and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, be able to float, then continue swimming for 5 more body lengths.
Level 4: Must be able to jump into deep water from the side, swim front crawl for 15 yards, maintain position by treading water or floating for 30 seconds and swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards.
Level 5: Must be able to feet first entry in deep water, swim front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary and swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swim breaststroke for 15 yards, swim back crawl for 15 yards.