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McLeod Swim Lesson and Swim Club

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Adult Swim Programs

Adult Beginner (15 years and Over)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 8
This program is a beginner level class designed to acclimate students to the water environment and to teach the fundamentals of swimming and water safety. The instructor will focus on each student's confidence in the water as well as entering and exiting the water, front and back floats, arm and leg movement, breath control, treading water and water safety.

McLeod Intermediate Swim Training (MIST) (15 years and Over)
Class minimum 4
This is an adult swimming enrichment program designed to help adults improve their swimming techniques and to gain endurance. Each of the different strokes are broken down into the proper technique to ensure the best stroke possible. Drills are taught for each of the different strokes for the students to practice and to include in future workouts. Swimmers must be able to complete 100 yards (4 lengths of the pool) using two different strokes. Also, the swimmer must be comfortable above and below the water.

Masters Swim Club (15 years and Over)
Class minimum 4
This is an advanced adult program offering swimmers a dynamic swim workout, personal stroke analysis and critique by Certified Swim Instructors and Coaches. Workouts include a wide variety of aerobic, anaerobic, and hypoxic workout sets designed to increase the level of fitness and athletic performance. Workouts are conducted in a team environment, yet specifically tailored to each swimmer's level of fitness.

Private/Semi-Private Programs

Private Lessons (6 months to No Maximum)
1 Student to 1 Instructor
This specific needs program will help target and reach goals set by the client or instructor according to his or her needs. This program is designed to assist swimmers of all levels and ages. This ratio also provides the client with the ease of having the instructor's full attention and knowledge to suit his or her needs. This program aims to create and maintain a safe and fun water experience for all.

Semi-Private Lessons (6 months to No Maximum)
2 to 3 Students to 1 Instructor

This specific needs program will help target and reach the goals set by each client or instructor according to their needs. This program is designed to assist swimmers of all levels and ages. This low ratio allows the client to have more one on one attention while being able to participate with a friend or sibling. This program aims to create and maintain a safe and fun water experience for all.

Youth Swim Programs

Aqua Babies (6 months to 36 months)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 10
This program is designed to acclimate the infant / toddler to the water. The classes include songs, games, and safety instruction. One parent must be in the water with the child. Swim diaper is required.

Preschool (3 to 4 years)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 6
Objectives are to acclimate the child to the water environment without the parent in the water. Students will learn many new skills: blowing bubbles, breath control, entering and exiting the water, jumping in the water and returning with assistance, front and back float with assistance, and basic arm and leg movements.

Level I (5 to 12 years)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 6

This is a beginner level class for students who cannot swim 5 feet unassisted. The instructor will focus on each student's confidence level as well as offer basic skill instruction, including: entering and exiting the water, front and back floats, arm and leg movement, breath control, and water safety.

Level II (5 to 12 years)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 6
This is an intermediate level class for students who can swim at least 5 feet unassisted. Objectives are to teach freestyle (front crawl), backstroke (back crawl), breathing techniques, treading water, underwater swimming techniques, object retrieval, and basic water safety.

Level III (5 to 12 years)
Class minimum 4 / maximum 8
This is an advanced level class for students who can swim 20 feet unassisted. All swimming strokes will be taught and practiced, including: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Turns for each stroke will also be taught.

Fall and Spring Swim Club (4 to 14 years)
This is an advanced program for swimmers who can swim at least 25 yards of any stroke unassisted. The program focuses on stroke improvement, endurance, and having fun in a non-competitive atmosphere. Swim Club is broken down into two groups: Jr. Swim Club, ages 4 to 8, who can swim 25 yards and Swim Club, ages 6 to 14, who can swim 100 yards.

Summer Swim Club (4 to 18 years)
This is an advanced program for swimmers who want to compete in fun and exiting local meets with the Florence Summer Swim League. Practices are designed to improve stroke and endurance while preparing the swimmer to swim competitively. There are several weekday meets as well as Saturday meets that are broken into age groups with a culminating Championship meet at the end of the season. Summer Swim Club is broken down into three groups: Jr. Swim Club, ages 4 to 8, who can swim 25 yards; Swim Club I, ages 6 to 14, who can swim 50 yards, and Swim Club II, ages 10 to 18, who can swim 200 yards.

The McLeod Health and Fitness Center Aquatics Staff is certified to instruct all swimming levels. Lessons are available to all ages and levels from the beginner to the advanced swimmer. For more information or to register, call 777-3121.

 

 

 

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