ATTENTION: Tuesday evening classes offered through the Parks & Recreation / Fairfield Community Arts Center beginning at 4pm or later will meet as scheduled.  

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Swimming Lessons

SUMMER OUTDOOR SWIM PROGRAM 

Our goal in swim lessons is to not only teach fundamental swimming and water safety skills; we want to foster a love of the water and encourage children to be a part of our community swim team.
 

Parent and Child  (Age 18 to 35 Months)  
No prior swim lesson or aquatic experience required.  Gentle introduction to the water. This course is a great bonding experience for the parent and child. Basic skills taught include: Water entry and exit; Bubble blowing; Front and back floats; Arm and leg action.

Toddler  (Age 3 to 4 Years)
No prior swim lesson or aquatic experience required.  Introduction to the basic but important skills necessary for swimming, including: Water entry and exit; Front and back float; Arm and leg action for front crawl; Underwater exploration; Personal water safety with emphasis on using lifejackets.

Beginner  (Age 5+ Years)
No prior swim lesson or aquatic experience required.  Introduction to basic skills necessary for swimming, including: Water entry and exit; Front and back float with recovery, Front and back stroke with combined arm and leg action; Underwater exploration; Personal water safety.

Intermediate  (Age 5+ Years)
Introduction to freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Fundamental aquatic skills are taught, including: Jump-in entry; Unsupported front and back glide; Treading arm and leg motions; Combined arm and leg action on front and back; Rotary breathing; Swimming on your side; Underwater retrieval; Personal water safety.

Advanced  (Age 5+ Years)
Stroke refinement skills are taught, including: Head first entry; Rotary breathing; Front and back glides; Front and back crawl; Butterfly kick and body motion; Personal Water safety.