Instructional classes are taught by Red-Cross certified swim instructors to youth 18 months through adults.
Classes are held at Tulare Western Pool, June 11 - July 20, 2018.
If you would like to register for these or any other recreational program, please visit the Parks & Recreation department or you may go online to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/tulareparksandrec
PARENT AND ME (Open to all parents and toddlers 18-36 months) This class is designed to involve you and your child in the water. You and your toddler will be exposed to water adjustment activities, practice water safety skills and practice safe and effective use of floatation devices.
HOT TOTS (Open to all children 3-5 years of age with no swimming ability) A water adjustment class for preschoolers to acquaint them with the pool and give them confidence in their own ability in the water. The class is under the guidance of W.S.I. qualified instructors. Emphasis is placed on holding breath, kicking, and floating as well as participation in water games. This class is not designed to teach children to become accomplished swimmers nor should it be considered a "drown-proofing" program.
BEGINNER A (Open to all children 5-7 years of age and older) This program is for children with no previous experience in the water who are ready to learn. During this class, children are taught the basic elements of swimming including holding breath, buoyancy, and movement.
BEGINNER B (Open to children 6 years of age and older) Students enrolled in this program will experience swimming skills as outlined by the American Red Cross. Students who do not possess skills as outlined in the Beginner A program are not encouraged to enroll in this class.
ADVANCED BEGINNER (Open to students who successfully completed the Beginner course or able to swim a 25 - yard distance with proper breathing technique) This course concentrates on increasing the endurance of an individual improving one's ability and confidence while in the water and introduction of coordinated movements.
INTERMEDIATE (Open to students who have successfully completed the Advanced Beginner course) This program will provide the student an opportunity to improve upon the individual swimming skills and endurance.
SWIMMER (Open to students who have successfully completed the Intermediate course) This class will concentrate on perfecting individual stroking movements and aquatic safety skills.
PRIVATE LESSONS (Open to children 2 years of age and older and adults ages 18 and over at any swim level) This is a 1-week, one-on-one instructional class. May be arranged during all session times listed.
GROUP LESSONS: $50/2 weeks
2nd FAMILY MEMBER: $45/2 weeks
EARLY BIRD: $45 by Thurs., May 17, 2018
PRIVATE LESSONS: $70/Weekly
SESSION DATES FOR GROUP LESSONS
(All sessions are Monday - Friday for 2 weeks)
SESSION I June 11 - 22
SESSION II June 25-July 6
SESSION III July 9 - 20
SESSION DATES FOR PRIVATE LESSONS
(All sessions are Monday - Friday for 1 week)
SESSION I June 11-15
SESSION II June 18-22
SESSION III June 25-29
SESSION IV July 2-6 (class will be held on July 4th)
SESSION V July 9-13
SESSION VI July 16-20
All group and private lessons will be offered at:
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
11:35 - 12:05 p.m.
12:10 - 12:40 p.m.
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
4:50 - 5:20 p.m.
5:25 - 5:55 p.m.
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Call (559) 684-4310 for more information on class times and sessions.
Registrations will be taken at the Recreation Department beginning January 8th thru Friday, June 8th.
Beginning Monday, June 11, all aquatics registrations will be taken at Tulare Western High School Pool.
Registrations will also be accepted online.
AGES 13-17 with “Swimmer” class skills
This class will prepare students for a certified lifeguard training program. Class informs participants about potential water hazards, shows how to prevent emergencies and teaches how to perform specific rescue techniques. Students passing this course may be invited to aide water safety instructors in swimming classes. Pre-requisite: Knowledge of strokes and swimmer level skills.
DATES Monday - Friday, June 11 - 22
TIMES 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.
LOCATION Tulare Western High School Pool
FEE $40 by Thursday, June 7
EARLY BIRD FEE $38 by Thursday, May 17
2ND FAMILY MEMBER $38
WATER POLO FOR BOYS & GIRLS
Regardless of your swimming abilities, this program offers youth an opportunity to experience the fun of water polo. The program will feature an instructional swim component to increase the skill and physical level of new as well as the more advanced swimmer. Water Polo teams will be formed and intersquad games will be scheduled.
LOCATION Tulare Western High School Pool
DATES Monday - Thursday, June 11 - 28
TIMES 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
FEE $50 by Wednesday, June 6
EARLY BIRD FEE $45 by Thursday, May 17
2ND FAMILY MEMBER $45
THERE WILL POSSIBLY BE A 2ND SESSION OF WATER POLO FROM JULY 2 - 19