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[Swim Lessons]

 

Camp Manitoqua offers Level 1 and Level 2 of The Red Cross Learn To Swim Program. Swim lessons are held Monday through Thursday over a two-week span. Friday is a make-up day in case of cancellation. Each course is 8 lessons. Red Cross certificates will be issued to those who have satisfactorily completed the guidelines for the class.

swim lessons

Level 1: Water Exploration

  • Supported floating on front and back
  • Explore arm and hand movements in water
  • How to enter and exit safely using ladder
  • Fully submerge face for 3 seconds
  • Supported roll over from front to back
  • Changing direction of travel while walking or paddling
  • Retrieving submerged object held at arms length

 

Level 2: Primary Skills

  • Floating and kicking on front and back
  • Combined stroke on front and back
  • Turning over front to back, back to front
  • Water safety rules
  • How to get help in an emergency and recognize a swimmer in distress
  • How to use a life jacket
  • Fully submerge head for 5 seconds
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve a submerged object
  • Bob 5 times in water

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