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North Saint Johns Swim & Tennis Club

9200 Marydell Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Swim Lesson Descriptions

 

In order to help determine which level to sign your swimmer up for, here are the skills they will be working on in each level of swim lessons:

 

Level 1 (Preschool)

  • Blow Bubbles/Fully Submerge Face
  • Retrieve object from bottom of the 3 ft
  • Jump into 3 ft without assistance
  • Jump into 5 ft with assistance
  • Front float
  • Back float
  • Front glide
  • Back glide
  • Kick with kickboard
  • Push off of the wall and swim 15 ft

 Level 2 (Beginner)

  • Front glide with kick
  • Back glide with kick
  • Rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 1 lap front crawl/freestyle
  • ½ lap Backstroke
  • ½ lap Elementary Backstroke
  • Jump into 5 ft and swim
  • Retrieve object from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 3 (Advanced Beginner)

  • 1 lap Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Freestyle/front crawl
  • 1 lap Backstroke
  • 1 lap Elementary Backstroke
  • 1 lap Breaststroke kick (with kickboard)
  • Introduction of butterfly kick
  • Shallow Dive (in 5 ft)
  • Tread water for 1 minute
  • Retrieve multiple objects from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 4 (Intermediate)

  • 2 laps Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Backstroke
  • 1 lap Elementary Backstroke
  • 1 lap Breaststroke
  • ½ lap Butterfly
  • Shallow dive (5 ft)
  • Tread water for 1.5 minutes
  • Retrieve multiple objects from bottom of 5 ft

 Level 5 (Advanced)

  • 4 laps Freestyle with rhythmic/rotary breathing
  • 2 laps Backstroke
  • Freestyle Flipturn
  • Backstroke Flipturn
  • 2 laps Breaststroke
  • 1 lap Butterfly
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Swim continuously for 5 minutes (any combination/choice of strokes)