Level 3 Intermediate
Swimming with Polly the Pelican
Level 3 Intermediate
Ages 5 and Up
Max. of 5 Swimmers per Lesson. The purpose of this course is to teach young children and teens to be safe in, on and around water. Aquatic and personal water safety swimming skills are taught in logical progressions through the levels. Children beginning in this lesson should be independently swimming at least half way across the pool, be able to fully submerge, comfortable in deeper water and be able to perform the front and back crawl.
Required Swim Lesson Assessments
Swim tests will be provided to assess a child’s swimming ability and are required prior to registering for lessons. This assessment will assist parents in choosing the correct swim level when registering for swimming lessons. Please register online for a date and time beginning Wednesday, March 15th, 2023.
*Complete Swim Lesson Assessments summer schedule can be seen here.
Swim Test Dates
Dates: Saturday/Sunday, April 8-9; 15-16, May 6-7
Times: 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm
Swim Lesson Registration Opens to the Public on May 15th, 2023
- Pricing: $115 for Residents/$130 for Non-Residents
Goals for our Level 3 Intermediate
swim lessons include:
Jump into deep water from the side, submerge, return to the surface then to the side
Headfirst entry from the side in seated and keeling positions
Bobbing while moving to safety
Survival Float for 30 seconds
Back Float 1 minute
Tread water 1 minute
Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
Push off streamlined position on front, then begin kicking
9 ft. deep - Jump in/recover to wall
9 ft. deep sitting and kneeling dives (protects head)
Front/Back float and recovery
Front/Back Crawl 15 to 25 yards
Elementary Backstroke 15 yards
Flutter, scissors, breaststroke and dolphin kicks
Intro. to sidestroke
Download & Print the Swimming Swan Certificate of Achievement!
Make learning fun by marking your child's swimming progress after each lesson! Click on the button below to download & print the certificate and check off the skills that have been mastered. Instructors will sign and give these out to the participants on the last day of class.