Instructors

Kirk Schuler / Meherzad Dotivala /

Turtle Swim
Grade Level

: EC – KG
Class size – 8
Description: Aqua Turtle Swim to introduce new swimming and water safety skills that are developmentally appropriate for young children. Aqua Turtle Swim program puts the “fun” in fundamentals, as each class is loaded with enjoyable, engaging and challenging activities that motivate children to want to perform and learn to swim. All skills are assisted by the Instructor.

The Coach has a range of activities and drills to develop stroke technique, build stamina, and improve stroke efficiency, as well as games and activities that emphasize the joy of swimming. Each class is loaded with enjoyable, engaging and challenging activities that motivate children to want to perform and learn to swim.

Highlights of the program:

  • Continue to build skills necessary for water competency.
  • Learn to float with assistance.
  • Learn to recover to a vertical position.
  • Explore combined arm and leg actions on the front and back.
  • Coordinate combined simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
  • Learn more self-help and basic rescue skills.

 

Aqua Starfish
Grade Level
:  KG to Gr 2
Class size: 8

Description: Aqua Starfish is a swimming program that will focus on developing the core range of FUNdamental skills children need to become confident, competent, and safe in the water. The core strokes- freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke- will be covered in this program. Each day of the program will focus on one of these strokes through a range of exercises.

Coach Rohit delivers these sessions with a huge emphasis on fun and enjoyment while also concentrating on each child’s technique and development. Each session will conclude with a fun activity chosen to further develop water confidence and swimming strokes.

Highlights of the program:

  • Floating and submergence.
  • Breath control and technique on freestyle.
  • Developing confidence, competence, and safety in the water.
  • Coordinate combined and simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
  • Learn more self-help and basic rescue skills.

 

Aqua Seal
Grade Level
: Grade 3 to 5
Class size: – 8
Description: Aqua Seal is a swimming program that will focus on developing the core strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and introduce butterfly stroke. Each day of the program will focus on one of these strokes through a range of activities. Swimming for distance and breath control on freestyle will be gradually introduced throughout the program to further hone and improve technique.

Coach Rohit has designed each session so that there will be fun games, challenges, and competitions to ensure that the learning is fun and engaging.

Highlights of the program:

  • Floating and submergence
  • Breath control and technique on freestyle, breast stroke, backstroke and butterfly
  • Developing confidence, competence, and safety in the water
  • Coordinate combined and simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
  • Learn more self-help and basic rescue skills.

 

Aqua Dolphins
Grade Level

: Grade 6 to 8, Grade 9 to 12
Class size – 8
Description: Aqua Dolphin Swim Clinic is for both competitive and non-competitive swimmers. It will focus on developing and refining the core strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and the butterfly stroke. Swimmers will be introduced to interval training, and develop skills to try competitive swimming, should they choose to do so. Those who already swim competitively will have an opportunity to receive individual and highly specific technique refinements that will help them achieve personal best times in races. All swimmers will get one-on-one analysis of their strokes, starts, and turns through the use of video.

The Coach has a range of activities and drills to develop stroke technique, build stamina, and improve stroke efficiency, as well as games and activities that emphasize the joy of swimming. Swimmers who participate in the weeks beginning in mid-July will have the opportunity to prepare for competitive swimming through increasing focus on endurance.

Highlights of the program:

  • Stroke technique
  • Block starts
  • Flip turns and individual medley turns
  • Video Analysis of individuals for strokes, starts, and turns
  • Coordinate combined and simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
  • Learn more self-help and basic rescue skills