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Shrimp - Ages 5-7 years
Class lasts 2 weeks (or 6 days), Wednesday through Friday.  The maximum number of participants per class is 8.  Cost is $55 per person.  You may register online or by calling 972-412-6170. 

Register Online starting April 1!

Introduction to Water Skills

  • Enter water safely using ladder, steps or side
  • Exit water safely using ladder, steps or side
  • Submerge mouth, nose and eyes
  • Exhale underwater (blow bubbles) through mouth and nose, 3 seconds
  • Open eyes underwater, pick up a submerged object held at arms length, 2 times
  • Front float, 5 seconds (with support)
  • Recover from a front float to a standing position
  • Back float, 5 seconds (with support)
  • Recover from a back float to a standing position
  • Change direction of travel while walking or paddling
  • Roll over from front to back (with support)
  • Roll over from back to front (with support)
  • Alternating arm action back, 5 feet (with support)
  • Alternating leg action back, 5 feet (with support)
  • Combined stroke on back, using any type of arm and leg action, 5 feet (with support)
  • Water safety rules
  • How to use a life jacket
  • Wearing a life jacket in the water
  • How to get help
  • Alternating arm action front, 5 feet (with support)
  • Alternating leg action front, 5 feet (with support)
  • Combined stroke on front, 5 feet

Exit Skills Assessment

1. Enter unassisted, move for 5 yards, bob 5 times to chin level and safely exit the water.
2. Float on front with support for 3 seconds, roll to back (with assistance) and float on back with support for 3 seconds.


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