Swim Lessons

The Municipality of Kincardine follows the Lifesaving Society's Swim for Life. This program uses in-water practice to develop strong swimming skills. In our lessons, we also use the program's Water Smart education, providing information and materials that help participants learn for life.

Winter Registration

Opens November 27, 2018. Registration deadline is January 4, 2019.

*There are no lessons on Feb.18 & Mar.11, 2019

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Program Description

(Redcross Program name is in brackets)

    Fee

Parent and Tot 1 (Starfish) 4-12 months (accompanied by caregiver)

Babies and caregivers get wet, work on buoyancy and movement, positions in the water and shallow water entries and exits.

$76.00

Parent and Tot 2 (Duck) 12-24 months (accompanied by caregiver)

Babies and caregiver work on rhythmic breathing, moving forward and backward, front and back floats with recovery and shallow water entries/exits.

$76.00

Parent and Tot 3 (Sea Turtle) 24-36 months (accompanied by caregiver)

Toddlers and their caregivers work on submersion, front and back floats/glides, jumping into chest-deep water with assistance, front kick/front swim.

$76.00

Preschool A (Sea Otter) 3-6 years (unaccompanied)

Preschoolers learn to float and glide on front and back assisted. They put their face in the water and blow bubbles. They jump into chest-deep water and practice shallow water movement wearing a personal floatation device. Fitness swim 1-2 m (unassisted).

$76.00

Preschool B (Salamander) 3-6 years (unaccompanied)

Preschoolers try both a jump into chest-deep water and get in and out wearing a PFD. They submerge and exhale under water. They glide on front and back 3m with a buoyant aid and flutter kick on back 5m. Fitness swim 2-4m unassisted.

$76.00

Preschool C (Sunfish) 3-6 years (unaccompanied)

Preschoolers try both a jump and aside roll into deep water while wearing a PFD. They recover objects from the bottom in waist-deep water. They work on kicking and gliding through the water on front and back unassisted. Fitness swim 5-7m unassisted.

$76.00

Preschool D (Crocodile) 3-6 years (unaccompanied)

Preschoolers learn independent jumps into deep water and exit. They open their eyes under water and recover objects from the bottom in waist-deep water. They work on kicking and gliding through the water on front and back unassisted. Fitness swim 5-7m unassisted.

$76.00

Preschool E (Whale) 3-6 years (unaccompanied)

Preschoolers build on deep water skills by demonstrating a forward roll entry with a PFD. They develop endurance by holding their breath under water for up to 10sec. Interval training and whip kick is introduced at this level. Fitness swim is 10-12m.

$76.00

Swimmer 1 (Swim Kids 1) 6-12 years

Beginners become comfortable jumping into the water with and without a personal flotation device. They open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. They work on floats, glides and kicking on front and back.

$76.00

Swimmer 2 (Swim Kids 2 & 3) 6-12 years

Advanced beginners jump into deeper water, and become comfortable falling sideways into the water wearing a PFD. Swimmers support themselves at the surface without an aid, recover an object in chest-deep water. Fitness swim 10-15m.

$76.00

Swimmer 3 (Swim Kids 4) 6-12 years

Swimmers develop front and back crawl strokes and explore whip kick in a vertical position. Swimmers tread water for up to 30 seconds and learn to transition from front to back flutter kick. Fitness swim 20-25m.

$76.00

Swimmer 4 (Swim Kids 5) 6-12 years

Swimmers work towards stride dives and standing dives into deep water. They improve front crawl, back crawl and whip kick. Swimmers are introduced to a 3m underwater swim. Fitness swim is 50m.

$76.00

Swimmer 5 (Swim Kids 6) 6-12 years

Junior swimmers shallow dive into deep water and perform in-water back somersaults. they achieve the Canadian Swim to Survive Standard: roll into deep water, tread one minute and swim 50m. Swimmers continue to develop front and back crawl while breaststroke skills are introduced. Fitness swim is 100m.

$92.00

Swimmer 6 (Swim Kids 7) 8-12 years

Intermediate swimmers increase efficiency in front crawl, back crawl, and work to develop breaststroke skills. they are introduced to stride entries, scissor kick and vertical dolphin kick. They also develop strength and power by performing front and back crawl sprints. Fitness swim is 150m.

$92.00

Swimmer 7 (Swim Kids 8) 8-12 years

Intermediate swimmers master dolphin kick, diving of blocks and eggbeater. They are introduced to sculling and continue to maximize efficiency in front crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 300m.

$92.00

Swimmer 8 (Swim Kids 9) 8-12 years

Swimmers rise to the challenge of advanced aquatic skills including head and foot first surface dives and a 25m obstacle swim. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. They swim lengths of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 350m.

$92.00

Swimmer 9 (Swim Kids 10) 8-12 years

Swimmers continue stroke development with 75m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Lifesaving skills include a rescue with a buoyant aid and a timed object support. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims in shock and obstructed airway procedures. Fitness swim is 500m.

$92.00

Swimmer 10 8-12 years

Swimmers develop each stroke over 100m. They also learn lifesaving skills such as entries with aids, removals of unconscious victims. First aid focuses on treatment of victims with bone and joint injuries and respiratory emergencies. Swimming drills develop a strong lifesaving foundation. Fitness swim is 600m.

$92.00

Program

Monday

Jan.7- Mar.18

Thursday

Jan.10-Mar.7

Saturday

Jan.12-Mar.9

Parent and Tot 1

(Starfish)

4-12 months

9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-10:30am

5:00pm-5:30pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

9:45am-10:15am

Parent and Tot 2

(Duck)

12-24 months

9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-10:30am

5:00pm-5:30pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

9:45am-10:15am

Parent and Tot 3

(Sea Turtle)

24-36 months

9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-10:30am

4:45pm- 5:15pm

5:00pm-5:30pm

4:30pm-5:00pm

5:15pm-5:45pm

9:30am-10:00am

9:45am-10:15am

10:45am-11:15am

Preschool A

(Sea Otter)

9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-10:30am

4:30pm-5:00pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

5:45pm-6:15pm

6:30pm-7:00pm

4:15pm-4:45pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

5:15pm-5:45pm

9:45am-10:15am

10:15am-10:45am

10:45am-11:15am

Preschool B

(Salamander)

 

10:00am-10:30am

4:30pm-5:00pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

5:45pm-6:15pm

6:30pm-6:30pm

4:15pm-4:45pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

 

9:30am-10:00am

10:00am-10:30am

11:00am-11:30am

Preschool C

(Sunfish)

5:00pm-5:30pm

6:00pm-6:30pm

4:15pm-4:45pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

5:15pm-5:45pm

9:30am-10:00am

Preschool D

(Crocodile)

6:30pm-7:00pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

10:30pm-11:00am

Preschool E

(Whale)

6:30pm-7:00pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

10:30pm-11:00am

Swimmer 1

(Swim Kids 1)

4:15pm-4:45pm

5:15pm-5:45pm

 

4:30pm-5:00pm

5:00pm-5:30pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

 

10:00am-10:30am

10:30am-11:00am

11:00am-11:30am

Swimmer 2

(Swim Kids 2&3)

4:15pm-4:45pm

4-45pm-5:15pm

5:15pm-5:45pm

6:30pm-7:00pm

5:00pm-5:30pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

10:00am-10:30am

10:30am-11:00am

11:00am-11:30am

Swimmer 3

(Swim Kids 4)

4:30pm-5:00pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

6:15pm-6:45pm

 

4:30pm-5:00pm

 

10:00am-10:30am

Swimmer 4

(Swim Kids 5)

4:30pm-5:00pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

6:30pm-7:00pm

4:45pm-5:15pm

5:30pm-6:00pm

9:30am-10:00am

10:30am-11:00am

Swimmer 5

(Swim Kids 6)

5:00pm-5:45pm

5:45pm-6:30pm

5:15pm-6:00pm

9:30am-10:15am

Swimmer 6

(Swim Kids 7)

5:00pm-5:45pm

5:45pm-6:30pm

4:45pm-5:30pm

10:15am-11:00am

Swimmer 7

(Swim Kids 8)

5:15pm-6:00pm

6:00pm-6:45pm

5:00pm-5:45pm

10:00am-10:45am

Swimmer 8

(Swim Kids 9)

5:15pm-6:00pm

6:00pm-6:45pm

4:45pm-5:30pm

10:15am-11:30am

Swimmer 9

(Swim Kids 10)

5:30pm-6:15pm

6:15pm-7:00pm

5:15pm-6:00pm

9:45am-10:30am

Swimmer 10

5:30pm-6:15m

6:15pm-7:00pm

5:15pm-6:00pm

9:45am-10:30am

Adult Swim Lessons

Adult lessons are taught in a small group setting and the instructor will tailor the program to meet the needs of the participants. All swimming abilities are welcome.

Program

Dates & Times

Classes

Fee

Beginner Adult Lessons

Wednesday at 6:00pm-6:45pm

9 Lessons

$122.00

Intermediate/Advanced Adult Lessons

Wednesday at 6:00pm-6:45pm

9 Lessons

$122.00

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Children's Private & Semi-Private Lessons

 

Dates & Times

Classes

Fee

Private Lessons

Please call the pool office to book date and time

4 private lessons

9 private lessons

$107.00

$240.75

Semi Private Lessons

Please call the pool office to book date and time

4 Semi-private lessons

9 Semi-private lessons

$98.00

$222.00

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