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Ashland, OR 97520
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Home > Aquatics > 2018-19 School Year Swim Lessons > Ages 3-5 yrs

Ages 3-5 yrs

Pike ages 3-5

Water adjustment and safe pool behavior are the                                  

main emphasis at this beginning level. Blowing

bubbles, kicking, and floating on the back are all

introduced through games and a variety of fun

activities. Max class size: 4 students

School Year:
M W 3:30p, 5:00p
T TH 4:00p, 4:30p  


Eel ages 3-5

This class builds on the basic swimming skills

learned in the Pike class. Learning to float, kick, and

swim on the front and back without any assistance

are the main goals of the Eel class. Prerequisite:

Independently swim 5-10 feet. Max class size: 5


School Year:
M W 4:30p
T TH 3:30p


Ray ages 3-5

At this level, children continue to practice swimming

freestyle and are introduced to backstroke and

breaststroke kick. Students are exposed to the deep

water and begin learning to tread water and diving

positions. Prerequisite: Swim independently 3-5

yards. Max class size: 5 students

School Year:
M W 4:00p
T TH 3:30p

Starfish ages 3-5
Advanced level for this age group. Students will
refine technique on freestyle and backstroke and
increase endurance. Side breathing is emphasized.
Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced. Diving is
introduced. Pre-requisite: swim freestyle and
backstroke 10-15 yards. Max class size: 5 students

School Year:
M W 4:00p, 5:00p
T TH 4:00p


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