Swim Lesson Program

Rolling Hills Swim Club offers both free group lessons and paid private swim lessons to our members, their children and guests. Lessons are available to swimmers of all ages and all skill levels, including lessons for swimmers-to-be. Our program is coordinated on swimtopia.com. Please visit rhsclessons.swimtopia.com for detailed information, times and events.

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Registration Begins May 20th at 6pm. Please join us at
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Instructors

Both private and group swim lessons are taught by selected members of the Rolling Hills staff, who are experienced swim instructors at the Club, and are certified life guards with CPR training.

Group Lessons

  • Free group lessons are offered to members.
  • Lessons are divided into 4 skill levels as described below.
  • Lessons will be taught during the following dates and times.
  • May 29th - June 14th (first week is Tues-Thurs then Mon-Thursday for 2 weeks)
    evening sessions 7-7:30pm and 7:30-8pm
  • 2. June 18th - July 5th
    Morning session 11:15 - 11:45am

There will not be make up classes for inclement weather. Registration opens May 20th at 6pm

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available to swimmers of all ages and all skill levels; and are highly recommended for those who might benefit from individual attention.

Private lessons are much more flexible than group lessons, since time, frequency, and focus are individually arranged between the instructor and student/parents. Please contact Susanna Horner for more information.

Level I: Learning To Swim Independently

Prerequisite: Child must leave parent willingly, be comfortable in the water, follow directions and function well in a group.
Class Emphasis: To help children gain basic aquatic skills to include: entering and exiting the water safely, blowing bubbles through mouth and nose, submerging mouth, nose and eyes underwater; With Assistance - floating and gliding on front and back, rolling from front to back and back to front, treading water, swimming with assistance using arms and legs on front and back. Emphasis is on water adjustment. When possible, children are grouped according to ability.


Level II: Moving Toward A Greater Independence In The Water

Prerequisite: Child must leave parent willingly, be comfortable in the water and function well in a group. Student must be able to: blow bubbles through mouth and nose at least three seconds, submerge face under water, and swim on front and back (with assistance) at least two body lengths, must be able to stay in front and backfloat position for at least three seconds.
Class Emphasis: Children gain greater independence in their skills and continue to gain comfort in the water. Skills include breath holding, rhythmic breathing (bobbing), floating and gliding on front and back with and without assistance, swimming at least three body lengths with and without assistance.


Level III: Learning To Swim With Better Form And Greater Endurance

Prerequisite: Student must be able to swim without assistance at least three body lengths on front and back. Student must be able to hold breath under water at least three seconds.
Class Emphasis: Help child gain basic swimming propulsive skills and increase endurance and distance without flotation devices. Skills include: entering water by jumping in (chest deep water), submerging and holding breath five seconds, rotary breathing, treading water, swimming front crawl 10 yards and on back five yards.


Level IV: Advanced Stroke Work

Prerequisite: Student must be able to swim front crawl and back stroke at least five body lengths.
Class Emphasis: Help student continue to improve their endurance and skill for treading water, front crawl and back strokes. To swim front crawl 15 yards, elementary back strokes five yards; and introduce the breaststroke and diving from the side of the pool.



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Individual Swim Lessons Form
Complete this form to request individual swim lessons
File Name: Individual Swim Lesson Form_18051022.pdf  (Size:  67K )

May 10, 2018


 
     


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