Winter SWIM PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS WILL START Dec 5, 2018

 

CRCA/Royal Lifesaving
Society Swim Programs

                                                                                             Watch for Fall Classes beginning in Sept/Oct 2019

 

Best Western Plus Pool, Chestermere

 

All class 30 min. | Parent & Tot class – Max 8 / Preschool Levels 1 to 5 – Max 5

CRCA ROYAL LIFESAVING SOCIETY SWIM PROGRAMS FOR 6 MONTHS TO 6 YEARS

A Partnership Program at the Best Western Plus Hotel in Chestermere

Classes may change slightly due to skill level of participants and registration #’s

Progress Reports will be given at the end of the session to all participants and will be used for all  5 levels

*Remember to return the Progress Report Cards to the instructor for the next session

                                                                                                                      * New Adult Learn to Swim

Fees for all programs:  CRCA Members $70.00  NM  $95.00

                                               CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ALL SWIM PROGRAMS ONLINE Dec 5, 2018

CRCA Swim Program Schedule for Winter 2019    

Program Ages Level Instructor Day Time Length Dates
               
Swim For Life – Parent & Tot 6 months – 3 yrs Level 1, 2 & 3 Kevin Sunday 12:00 pm -12:30 pm 8 wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Parent & Tot 6 months – 3 yrs Level 1, 2 & 3 Kevin Sunday 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm 8 wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Parent & Tot 6 months – 3 yrs Level 1, 2 & 3 Zach Tuesday 9:30 am – 10:00 am 8 wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
Swim For Life – Parent & Tot 6 months – 3 yrs Level 1, 2 & 3 Kevin Tuesday 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 8 wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
Swim For Life – Parent & Tot 6 months – 3 yrs Level 1, 2 & 3 Zach Thursday 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 8 wks Feb 7 – Apr 4  No Feb 21

 

Program Ages Level Instructor Day Time Length Dates
Swim For Life – Preschool 3 – 6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3 – 6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 3:30 pm – 4:00pm 8 wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Sundays 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Zach Tuesday 10:00 am – 10:30 am 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Zach Tuesday 10:30 am – 11:00 am 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Tuesday 4:30 pm– 5:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Tuesday 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Kevin Tuesday 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Brianna Wednesday 4:30 pm– 5:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 6 – Apr 3  No Feb 20
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Brianna Wednesday 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 6 – Apr 3  No Feb 20
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Brianna Wednesday 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 6 – Apr 3  No Feb 20
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Brianna Wednesday 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 6 – Apr 3  No Feb 20
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Zach Thursday 4:30 pm– 5:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 7 – Apr 4  No Feb 21
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Zach Thursday 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 7 – Apr 4  No Feb 21
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 1-3 Zach Thursday 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 7 – Apr 4  No Feb 21

 

Program Ages Level Instructor Day Time Length Dates
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Kevin Sundays 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Zach Sundays 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Kevin Tuesday 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Zach Tuesday 11:00 am – 11:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Brianna Wednesday 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 6 – Apr 3  No Feb 20
               
Swim For Life – Preschool 3-6 yrs Level 4-5 Zach Thursday 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 7 – Apr 4  No Feb 21

 

Program Ages Instructor Day Time Length Dates
SwimAbilities for Special Needs Participants 3-6 yrs Zach Sundays 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Swimabilities for Special Needs Participants 7 – 12 yrs Zach Sundays 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
             
Adult Learn to Swim Ages 18 + Zach Sundays 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 3 – Mar 31 No Feb17
Adult Learn to Swim Ages 18+ Kevin Tuesday 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm 8 Wks Feb 5 – Apr 2  No Feb 19

 

Parent & Tot At-a-glance

Especially for children aged 4 months to 3+ years and their parents. Based on the principle “Within Arms Reach”,
these classes focus on close playful interaction and shared fun between child, parent and water.

Parent & Tot 1 (4–12 months)
1. Enter & exit the water safely with
tot
2. Readiness for submersion
3. Hold tot on front, eye contact
4. Hold tot on back, head & back
support
5. Front float (face out) – assisted
6. Back float – assisted
7. Float wearing PFD – assisted
8. Arms: splashing, reaching,
paddling, on front & back
9. Legs: tickling, splashing, kicking,
on front & back
10. Water Smart Messages
Preschool 1
1. Enter & exit shallow water
– assisted
2. Jump into chest-deep water
– assisted
3. Face in water
4. Blow bubbles in water
5. Float on front & back (3 sec.
each) – assisted
6. Safe movement in shallow water
– wearing PFD
7. Glide on back wearing (3 m.
each) – assisted
8. Water Smart Messages
Preschool 4
1. Jump into deep water, return &
exit
2. Sideways entry
3. Tread water 10 sec. wearing
PFD
4. Open eyes under water
5. Recover object from bottom in
chest-deep water
6. Wearing a PFD, sideways entry
into deep water; tread (15 sec.);
swim/kick (5 m)
7. Front float; roll to back; swim 5 m
8. Glide on side (3 m)
9. Flutter kick: on front (7 m); on
back (7 m); on side (5 m)
10. Front crawl (5 m) wearing PFD
11. Water Smart Messages
Parent & Tot 2 (12–24 months)
1. Entry from sitting position
– assisted
2. Exit the water – assisted
3. Blow bubbles on & in water
4. Face wet & in water
5. Attempt to recover object below
surface
6. Entry from sitting position
wearing PFD & return – assisted
7. Front float (face in) – assisted
8. Back float – assisted
9. Kicking on front & back
– assisted
10. Surface passes with continuous
contact
11. Water Smart Messages
Preschool 2
1. Enter & exit shallow water
wearing PFD
2. Jump into chest-deep water
3. Submerge
4. Submerge & exhale (3 times)
5. Float on front & back (3sec.
each) wearing PFD or with
buoyant aid
6. Roll laterally front to back & back
to front, wearing PFD
7. Glide on front & back wearing
PFD (3 m each) wearing PFD or
with buoyant aid
8. Flutter kick on back with buoyant
aid (5m)
9. Water Smart Messages
Preschool 5
1. Forward roll entry wearing PFD
2. Tread water (10 sec.)
3. Submerge & hold breath (5 sec.)
4. Recover object from bottom in
chest-deep water
5. Wearing PFD, sideways entry
into deep water; tread (20 sec.);
swim/kick (10 m)
6. Whip kick in vertical position (20
sec.) with PFD or buoyant aid
7. Front crawl (5m)
8. Back crawl (5 m)
9. Interval training: 4 x 5 m flutter
kick on back with 30 sec. rests
10. Water Smart Messages
Parent & Tot 3 (2–3 years)
1. Jump entry – assisted
2. Entry & submerge from sitting
position – assisted
3. Exit the water – unassisted
4. Hold breath underwater
– assisted
5. Attempt to open eyes underwater
6. Attempt to recover object from
bottom
7. Standing jump entry, return to
edge – assisted
8. Jump entry & float wearing PFD
– assisted
9. Front & back “starfish” floats
– assisted
10. Front & back “pencil” floats
– assisted
11. Kicking on front & back
– assisted
12. Underwater passes
13. Water Smart Messages
Preschool 3
1. Jump into deep water wearing PFD,
return & exit
2. Sideways entry wearing PFD
3. Hold breath under water (3 sec.)
4. Submerge & exhale (5 times)
5. Recover object from bottom in waist
-deep water
6. Back float; roll to front; swim 3 m
7. Float on front & back (5 sec. each)
8. Roll laterally front to back & back to
front
9. Glide on front & back (3 m each)
10. Flutter kick on back (5 m)
11. Flutter kick on front (3 m)
12. Water Smart Messages

You can spot people who are Water Smart® right away!

They’re the ones who know how to swim and behave safely in, on and around water. Swim for Life includes fun, hands on teaching activities that focus on teaching water safety for the whole family. Lessons that will last a lifetime!