Swimming Lessons & Water Aerobics
2023 GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS
All sessions are two weeks in length with classes held Monday through Thursday. All classes are 30 minutes in length. In the event of a cancellation due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, class times will be adjusted for the following day or class may be held on the Friday of that week if the pool is available (please see detailed cancellation policy on the information flyer below).
- Session I: June 5 – June 15 / Registration Deadline: May 31
- Session II: June 19 – June 29 / Registration Deadline: June 14
- Session III: July 10 – July 20 / Registration Deadline: July 5
- Session IV: July 24 – August 3 / Registration Deadline: July 19
- 10:30am – 11:00am
- 11:15am – 11:45am
- 6:15pm – 6:45pm
- 7:00pm – 7:30pm
Fee: $50.00 Per Participant/Per Session
Registration: Registration begins online MARCH 1st
2023 Group Swimming Lesson Information Flyer
Which Level Is Right For Your Child?
Each level in our Learn To Swim program is loaded with fun, engaging, and challenging activities that motivate children to want to perform and learn to swim. Our instructors follow a plan for each level that introduces new swimming skills and builds upon previously learned skills. Students receive progress reports throughout the session.
- Shrimp (Parent & Child Aquatics)
Suggested Ages: 6 Months – About 3 Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Enter and exit the water safely. Submerge in a rhythmic pattern. Glide on the front and back with assistance. Perform combined stroke on front and back with assistance. Change body position in the water. Experience wearing a life jacket in the water. Each child must be accompanied by a participating adult and wear a swimsuit and swim diaper. (Offered at all times except 10:30am)
- Nemo (Preschool Aquatics)
Suggested Ages: About 3 – 4 Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Entering the water independently using a ladder, steps, or side and travel at least 5 yards. Submerging mouth and blowing bubbles for at least 3 seconds. Exiting the water safely. Gliding on front for at least 2 body lengths. Rolling to back and floating for 3 seconds. Recovering to a vertical position. (All skills are demonstrated with assistance.)
- Seahorse (Level 1)
Suggested Ages: About 4 – 6 Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Entering the water independently using ladder, steps or side. Traveling at least 5 yards, bobbing 3 times then safely exiting the water. Gliding on front supported at least 2 body lengths. Rolling to a back float for 3 seconds with support. Recovering to a vertical position with support. (Most skills are demonstrated with assistance.)
- Starfish (Level 2)
Suggested Ages: About 5 – 7 Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Moving into a front float for 5 seconds, rolling to back, floating for 5 seconds then recovering to a vertical position. Moving into a back float for 5 seconds then recovering to a vertical position. Moving into a back float for 5 seconds, rolling to front then recovering to a vertical position. Pushing off and swimming using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, rolling to back, floating for 15 seconds, rolling to the front then continue swimming for 5 body lengths.
- Guppy (Level 3)
Suggested Ages: About 6 – 10 Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Jumping into deep water from the side. Swimming the front crawl for 15 yards. Maintaining position by treading or floating for 30 seconds. Swimming the elementary backstroke for 15 yards.
- Flipper (Level 4)
Suggested Ages: About 8 + Years
Skills Introduced & Practiced: Swimming the front crawl for 25 yards. Swimming the elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swimming the breaststroke for 15 yards. Swimming the back crawl for 15 yards. Open turns on the front and back.
2023 PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS
GVPR offers one-on-one instruction for all ages and abilities with our 30-minute private swim lessons! Give your child or yourself the opportunity to learn new skills and/or refine current skills with some special attention. Private lessons are great for those who have intense water fear, scheduling difficulties, or just would like to improve their stroke. Lessons are arranged based on instructor and participant availability as well as individual needs. Participant age range is 4 years through adult.
- $25.00 per lesson
- $80.00 for a 4 lesson punch pass
- $125.00 for an 8 lesson punch pass
Registration: Registration begins online MARCH 1st
Private Swim Lesson Information Flyer
2023 WATER AEROBICS
Jump right into our aqua classes and build cardiovascular fitness and strength. Just like swimming, our water aerobics classes are easy on your joints, yet challenging enough to help you reach new levels of fitness. Because of their low-impact format, water aerobics classes are suitable for every age and fitness level, from beginning exercisers through elite athletes.
When: Mondays & Wednesdays / 8:00pm – 8:50pm
- Session 1: June 5 – June 28 / Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 30
- Session 2: July 10 – August 2 / Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 4
Where: Grain Valley Aquatic Center
Fee: $48.00 Per Participant / Per Session
Registration: Registration begins online at 8:30am the FIRST MONDAY IN APRIL
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