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Children's Swim: Level 3 Youth (Approx. Ages 5 - 8)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park, North Side
2235 N Sheffield Ave
Btwn Belden & Webster Avenues
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 5 - 8 years old
Average Class Size: 14

What you'll learn in this kids swimming class:

Kids in level 3 are able to swim independently with their face in the water. In these lessons, swimmers will begin developing stroke techniques and learn the fundamentals of front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke. 

Skills needed for entry into Level 3:
  • Able to step from side into chest deep water and move into a floating position for at least 15 seconds, then swim on front and/or back for five body lengths.
  • Able to back float for 15 seconds, roll to font, then recover into a vertical position
Skills learned in Level 3 (including but not limited to): 
  • Demonstrate 10 bobs
  • Front crawl 25 yards with PFD
  • Rotary breathing, 15 times
  • Push off in a streamline on front and back
  • Paddle on front 15 feet without PFD
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Introduction to breaststroke and breaststroke kick, dolphin kick, and backstroke
  • Water Safety Topics:
    • Think so you don’t sink
    • Don’t just pack it
    • Wear your jacket

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Cancellations made at least 48 hours in advance of the class will be honored with a full refund. Students who cancel less than 48 hours prior to the start time of the class will receive a credit towards a future class.


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The Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation Center is your nearby fitness haven. Conveniently located near public transportation (redline) and in the middle of the DePaul Lincoln Park campus, it isn't hard to get to. This place has everything you need in a fitness center. Multiple separate rooms for classes...

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