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2018 Spring & Summer Information
Online Registration Starts April 6th @ Midnight
In Office Registration Starts April 9th @ 8am


HRC SWIM LESSON PROGRAM
Classes will be held Monday – Thursday.  Each class is 45 min. long. 
You need to choose a Session, Time, and Level!
You will not be contacted unless your requested time is not available, please mark these dates on your calendar.
Make up dates: In case of bad weather, class can be made up on Fridays of week one and two. 
Refund policy:  There are no refunds issued after the first day of class.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 23
 Session 2: June 6
 Session 3:   June 27
Entry Fee: $30.00, $2.50 discount for each additional child enrolled
Held on:  All sessions are Monday – Thursday’s:
 Session 1: June 4 – 15
 Session 2: June 18 – June 29
 Session 3: July 9 – July 20
Time: Time A:  9:15 – 10:00am
 Time B:  10:15 – 11:00am
Ages: 5 & older as of the first day of class
Levels:  Description and requirements are listed to help you enroll your child into the correct level
 Session 1:  Levels 1 - 5
 Session 2: Levels 1 - 6
 Session 3: Levels 1 - 5
Location: Hays Aquatic Park
Limitations: Min. 4   Max. 10 per class

SWIM LESSON PROGRAM LEVELS
Level I: Beginner Introduction to Water Skills
Skills: Front and back glide (with support), front and back float (with support), bobbing, blowing bubbles, entering and exiting the water independently, basic arm and leg movements.

Level II: Beginner Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Skills: Front and back glide (w/out support), front and back float (w/out support), fully submerging and holding breath, opening eyes under water, treading water, more in-depth arm and leg movements.

Level III: Intermediate Stroke Development
Skills: Front crawl, elementary backstroke, diving and jumping from side of pool, rotary breathing, treading water, self-rescue techniques.

Level IV: Intermediate Stroke Improvement
Skills: Front crawl, elementary back stroke, back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly, open turns, surface dives, underwater swimming, survival swimming.

Level V: Advanced Stroke Refinement
Skills: Longer distance swimming and refinement of all swimming strokes, flip turns, shallow angle diving.

Level VI: Advanced Options
Objectives: Personal water safety, Fundamentals of diving, Lifeguard readiness, Fitness swimmer.

LITTLE SWIMMERS
Discover the fun of swimming with your child in our Little Swimmers guided water exploration program.  This class teaches a set of basic skills and rudimentary strokes through fun, games and guided learning.  The goal of this class is to increase your child’s comfort, confidence and skill in the water.  One parent must participate IN THE WATER with their child. 
Entry Deadline:  June 6
Entry Fee:  $10.00
Held on:  Saturday’s - June 16, 23, & 30
Time: 10:00 - 10:30am
Ages: 3 - 5 years w/an adult
Location: Hays Aquatic Park

TINY TOT SWIMMERS
Discover the fun of swimming with your child in our Tiny Tot Swimmers guided water exploration program.  This class teaches a set of basic skills and rudimentary strokes through fun, games and guided learning.  The goal of this class is to increase your child’s comfort, confidence and skill in the water.  One parent must participate IN THE WATER with their child.  The classes will take place in the Zero Depth area of the Hays Aquatic Park.
Entry Deadline:  June 6
Entry Fee:  $10.00
Held on:  Saturday’s - June 16, 23, & 30
Times: 11:00 – 11:30am
Ages: 1 - 2 years w/an adult

JUNIOR LIFEGUARD PROGRAM
If you are between 11 & 14 years old and have always wanted to be a lifeguard, now is the time to take the first step.  The Junior Lifeguard program is designed for youth to provide a foundation of aquatic & leadership knowledge, attitudes and skills for future successful completion of lifeguard training courses.  By enrolling in this program you will experience what it takes to be a great lifeguard!
Classes will be held Monday – Thursday.  Each class is 45 minutes long.  Red Cross guidelines are followed.  In case of bad weather, class can be made up on Fridays of week one and two.
Refund policy: There are no refunds issued after the first day of class.
Entry Deadline: June 27
Entry Fee: $30.00, $2.50 discount for each additional child enrolled
Held on: Monday – Thursday - July 9 – 20
Time: 11:15am – 12:00pm
Ages: 11 – 14
Location: Hays Aquatic Park
Limitations: Min. 4   Max. 10 per class

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