Swimming Pre-K Water Play – Ages 4-5

This class is held in the small pool without parent accompaniment. Classes will cover basic breath control; floating and beginning kicks and strokes in the comfort of the small pool. Child should be able to touch the bottom of the of pool with their head still above water at 2.5ft deep.A minimum of 6 must be registered by the early registration deadline. No class May 26.

SWP1-w18 ● 9:45-10:25am, April 21-June 2, Saturdays
Location: SJI Fitness
Fee: $50, expires April 12, $55 thereafter


 

Swimming Beginner Skills – Ages 5+

Swimming Beginner Skills classes are held in the big pool, without parent accompaniment. Skills required: A willingness to listen, follow directions and be comfortable in the big pool. Skills taught: Front and back floats and glides, breath control, flutter kick, basic arm strokes and changing positions. A minimum of 6 must be registered by the early registration deadline.

SBS1-w18 ● 4:30-5pm, Feb 26-April 2, Mondays 
SBS2-w18 ● 5-5:30pm, Feb 26-April 2, Mondays 
SBS3-w18 ● 9:50-10:20am, March 3-April 7, Saturdays**Ages 4-5 only 
Early Fee: $50, expires Feb 15, $55 thereafter

SBS4-w18 ● 10:35-11:05am, April 21-June 2, Saturdays. No class 5/26 
Early Fee: $50, expires April 12, $55 thereafter

Location: SJI Fitness


 

Swimming Intermediate – Ages 7+

Skills Required: Participant must be able to back float, front float with face in water, swim width of pool and roll from front to back.
**Must have passed Beginner Swimming Class to register for Intermediate** Skills Taught: Underwater swimming, front stroke with rhythmic breathing, elementary backstroke and treading water. A minimum of 6 must be registered by early registration deadline.

SIS1-w18 ● 10:25-11:10am, March 3-April 7, Saturdays
Early Fee: $50, expires Feb 15, $55 thereafter

SIS2-w18 ● 4:30-5:10pm, April 16-May 21, Mondays
Early Fee: $50, expires April 5, $55 thereafter

Location: SJI Fitness


 

Swimming Advanced – Ages 7+

Skills Required: Ability to swim 25 yards (length of pool), front stroke with rhythmic breathing and 25 yards on back, comfortable floating and treading in deep water. **Must have passed Intermediate Swimming Class to register for Advanced** Skills Taught: Refine front and back crawl, build endurance, backstroke, practice float test, feet first surface dives, and intro to other strokes as time permits. On the last day, kids will have the option of taking the Island Rec float test, that if passed will qualify them to take Island Rec summer sailing classes. A minimum of 6 participants is needed by early registration deadline.

SAS1-w18 ● 4:00 – 4:40pm, April 19-May 24, Thursdays
Early Fee: $50, expires April 5, $55 thereafter
Location: SJI Fitness


 

Swimming Parent & Child – Ages 6mos – 3yrs

The parent and young child will learn new ways of being in the water together. This flexible format is designed to meet the varying needs of families. This class is 30 minutes in length. A minimum of 6 must be registered by early registration deadline. Please Note: There is room for only one parent to accompany their child in the water. Swim diapers required for all kids not potty trained.

SPC1-w18 ● 9:15 – 9:45am, March 3-April 7, Saturdays
Early Fee: $50, expires Feb 15, $55 thereafter

SPC2-w18 ● 9:15 – 9:45am, April 21-Jun 2, Saturdays. No class 5/26
Early Fee: $50, expires April 12, $55 thereafter

Location: SJI Fitness


 

Swimming Float School – Ages 7-12

Swimming Float School is held in the big pool, without parent accompaniment.
Skills required: Every child participating needs to be comfortable with their face in the water, as well as be able to swim the width of the pool. A willingness to listen, follow directions and be comfortable in the big pool.
Skills taught: Treading, deep water comfort, putting on a life jacket in the water, floating, jumping into water over their head. At the end of the 6 sessions participants take a float test that, if passed, will allow participants to sign up for Island Rec Sailing Courses in the Summer. A minimum of 6 must be registered by the early registration deadline.

SFS-w18 ● 3:15-4pm, March 1-April 5, Thursdays
SFS2-w18 ● 4-4:45pm, March 1-April 5, Thursdays
Early Fee: $50, expires Feb 15, $55 thereafter

SFS3-w18 ● 3:15-4pm, April 19-May 24, Thursdays
Early Fee: $50, expires April 5, $55 thereafter

Location: SJI Fitness