Red Cross Swim Lessons

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Ph: (306)585-4371 email: ras@uregina.ca

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Monday to Friday 


Red Cross Swim Kids

Aquatic Private Instruction

Private instruction provides children (ages 6 and up) or adults an opportunity to focus on developing and/or completing specific skills. They can be an excellent option for participants who are not comfortable in a group lesson environment. Lessons will be tailored to individual needs.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Aquatics website.

Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Children's Program Waiver. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website Recreation Services website.

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Aquatic Private Instruction

64059 Sat09:30 AM
10:00 AM
01-Nov-14
22-Nov-14
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs and overFees: AQUA Private Instruction Fee $72

Fall Swim Kids Level 1 & 2

Level 1: In Level 1, your child will: perform front and back floats gaining confidence and stability in the water; develop beginner skills including gliding and kicking leading up to the front swim; practice swimming a distance of 5 meters; for a new swimmer, this distance can be a real challenge; learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water.

Level 2: In Level 2, your child will: learn the facility rules and boundaries to be safe in, on and around the water; be introduced to deep water; children will be challenged to experience buoyancy to increase their confidence in the water; continue developing beginner skills including side glides with flutter kicks which introduce the breathing position for front crawl and build the progression for back crawl; swim 5 meters, three times in one lesson to build strength and keep practicing the right moves; practice swimming a distance of 10 meters to build endurance and mastery of strokes.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website.

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Swim Kids Level 1 & 2 (Sa)

71203 Sat10:00 AM
10:30 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages5 Yrs to 7 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 1 & 2 (Sa)

71204 Sat10:35 AM
11:05 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages5 Yrs to 7 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 1 & 2 (Sa)

71205 Sat11:40 AM
12:10 PM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages5 Yrs to 7 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 1 & 2 (Su)

71206 Sun10:30 AM
11:00 AM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages5 Yrs to 7 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 1 & 2 (Su)

71207 Sun12:30 PM
01:00 PM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages5 Yrs to 7 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4

Fall Swim Kids Level 3 & 4

Level 3: In Level 3, your child will learn: how to make decision about swimming in a safe environment--one where adults are present; support himself or herself on the surface of the water by treading water or floating for 20 seconds; enter the water from a sitting dive; swim 5 meters, three times in one lesson using the front crawl with alternating arm pulls, flutter kicks and breathing.

Level 4: In Level 4, your child will learn: how to contact EMS; learn safe water entry practices including 'feet first for the first time' and the kneeling dive; support his or her body at the surface in deep water for 45 seconds by treading water or floating; learn how to deal with an unintended fall into the water, including how to right himself or herself and get back to safety; perform back glide with shoulder roll to build skills toward the back crawl stroke; swim a distance of 25 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website.

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Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Sa)

71253 Sat10:00 AM
10:30 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs to 8 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Sa)

71254 Sat10:35 AM
11:05 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs to 8 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Sa)

71255 Sat11:10 AM
11:40 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs to 8 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Sa)

71256 Sat12:15 PM
12:45 PM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs and overFees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Su)

71257 Sun10:30 AM
11:00 AM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs to 8 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4
Swim Kids Level 3 & 4 (Su)

71258 Sun11:05 AM
11:35 AM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages6 Yrs to 8 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 30 Min Fee $47.4

Fall Swim Kids Level 5 & 6

Level 5: Your child will learn: how to be a safe boater by wearing a personal floatation device/lifejacket at all times; learn techniques for staying warm in and on the water while enjoying boating or ice activities; explore sculling-moving water with a straight arm to increase surface support; practice stride dives as another way to quickly enter the water, often in a rescue situation; fine tune front and back crawl techniques and build swimming endurance; begin learning the whip kick; increase swim distance to 50 meters.

Level 6: In level 6, your child will learn: ice safety awareness, including when and where to go on the ice to have fun and stay safe; learn to recognize a swimmer in trouble and how to throw a buoyant device to assist the swimmer; maintain surface support by treading deep water for 1 minute and 30 seconds, ensuring that he or she has time to look for and get to the closest edge for safety; practice the front dive and learn when and where to dive safely; learn the elementary back stroke--swimmers must synchronize the leg and arm movements for this stroke; enhance strength and technical skills for the front and back crawl; increase swim distance to 75 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website.

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Swim Kids Level 5 & 6 (Sa)

71353 Sat10:00 AM
10:45 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages7 Yrs to 10 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 5 & 6 (Sa)

71354 Sat11:10 AM
11:55 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages7 Yrs to 10 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 5 & 6 (Sa)

71355 Sat12:00 PM
12:45 PM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages7 Yrs to 10 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 5 & 6 (Su)

71356 Sun11:05 AM
11:50 AM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages7 Yrs to 10 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 5 & 6 (Su)

71357 Sun11:40 AM
12:25 PM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages7 Yrs to 10 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7

Fall Swim Kids Level 7 & 8

Level 7: In Level 7, your child will learn: what causes choking, how to prevent a choking incident, and how to recognize and deal with a mild obstruction of the airway and a severe obstruction of the airway; learn how to whip kick on his or her front, an essential skill for the breast stroke; tread water with an eggbeater kick (this kick is the basis of sports like water polo and is used by Red Cross Water Safety Instructors during lessons); build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 150 meters.

Level 8: In Level 8, your child will learn: how to recognize, prevent and treat hypothermia; learn rescue breathing for adults and children; develop the dolphin kick used for the butterfly stroke to increase endurance and fitness; learn the stride entry--using this entry allows swimmers to keep their head above water so they can continue to see a person or target they want to reach; learn breast stroke (a popular, competitive and fitness/recreational stroke); build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 300 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website.

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Swim Kids Level 7 & 8 (Sa)

71403 Sat10:00 AM
10:45 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages8 Yrs to 11 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 7 & 8 (Sa)

71404 Sat10:50 AM
11:35 AM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages8 Yrs to 11 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 7 & 8 (Sa)

71405 Sat12:00 PM
12:45 PM
17-Jan-15
28-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages8 Yrs to 11 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7
Swim Kids Level 7 & 8 (Su)

71406 Sun11:40 AM
12:25 PM
18-Jan-15
29-Mar-15
CKHS
(FP) Swimming Pool
Ages8 Yrs to 11 Yrs.Fees: Red Cross 45 Min Fee $57.7

Fall Swim Kids Level 9 & 10

Level 9: In level 9, your child will learn: rescue breathing for adults and children, building on the skills learned in Level 8. Repeated exposure to rescue breathing enhances memory and increased confidence to use this skill in an emergency situation; learn basic boating information related to boating regulations (such as equipment, weather and planning) for boating trips. The emphasis is on safe behavior while boating; perform a combination of stroke drills to build endurance, speed and fitness for a variety of strokes; build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 400 meters.

Level 10: In Level 10, your child will learn: safe practices to reduce overexposure to the sun; understand the most common reasons for drowning and learn the importance of making wise choices; be introduced to the butterfly stroke by putting the dolphin kick together with the arm movements (the emphasis will be on trying this fun stroke, as it is an integral part of swimming progressions); build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 500 meters; learn about opportunities available after Red Cross Swim Level 10.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Aquatics website.

Summer Swim Kids Level 1 & 2

Level 1: In Level 1, your child will: perform front and back floats, gaining confidence and stability in the water; develop beginner skills including gliding and kicking leading up to the front swim; practice swimming a distance of 5 meters; for a new swimmer, this distance can be a real challenge; learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water.

Level 2: In Level 2, your child will: learn the facility rules and boundaries to be safe in, on and around the water; be introduced to deep water; children will be challenged to experience buoyancy to increase their confidence in the water; continue developing beginner skills including side glides with flutter kicks which introduce the breathing position for front crawl and build the progression for back crawl; swim 5 meters, three times in one lesson to build strength and keep practicing the right moves; practice swimming a distance of 10 meters to build endurance and mastery of strokes.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website. Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Guardian Permission Form. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website.

Summer Swim Kids Level 3 & 4

Level 3: In Level 3, your child will learn: how to make decision about swimming in a safe environment--one where adults are present; support himself or herself on the surface of the water by treading water or floating for 20 seconds; enter the water from a sitting dive; swim 5 meters, three times in one lesson using the front crawl with alternating arm pulls, flutter kicks and breathing.

Level 4: In Level 4, your child will learn: how to contact EMS; learn safe water entry practices including 'feet first for the first time' and the kneeling dive; support his or her body at the surface in deep water for 45 seconds by treading water or floating; learn how to deal with an unintended fall into the water, including how to right himself or herself and get back to safety; perform back glide with shoulder roll to build skills toward the back crawl stroke; swim a distance of 25 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website. Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Guardian Permission Form. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website.

Summer Swim Kids Level 5 & 6

Level 5: Your child will learn: how to be a safe boater by wearing a personal floatation device/lifejacket at all times; learn techniques for staying warm in and on the water while enjoying boating or ice activities; practice stride dives as another way to quickly enter the water; fine tune front and back crawl techniques and build swimming endurance; begin learning the whip kick; increase swim distance to 50 meters.

Level 6: your child will learn: ice safety awareness, including when and where to go on the ice to have fun and stay safe; learn to recognize a swimmer in trouble & to throw a buoyant device to assist the swimmer; surface support by treading deep water for 1 minute and 30 seconds; practice the front dive and learn when and where to dive safely; learn the elementary back stroke--swimmers must synchronize the leg and arm movements for this stroke; enhance strength and technical skills for the front and back crawl; increase swim distance to 75 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website. Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Guardian Permission Form. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website.

Summer Swim Kids Level 7 & 8

Level 7: Your child will learn: what causes choking, how to prevent a choking incident, and how to recognize and deal with a mild obstruction of the airway and a severe obstruction of the airway; learn how to whip kick on his or her front; tread water with an eggbeater kick (this kick is the basis of sports like water polo and is used by Red Cross Water Safety Instructors during lessons); build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 150 meters.

Level 8: Your child will learn: how to recognize, prevent and treat hypothermia; learn rescue breathing for adults and children; develop the dolphin kick used for the butterfly stroke to increase endurance and fitness; learn the stride entry; learn breast stroke (a popular, competitive and fitness/recreational stroke); build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 300 meters.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website. Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Guardian Permission Form. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website.

Summer Swim Kids Level 9 & 10

Level 9: Your child will learn: rescue breathing for adults and children, building on the skills learned in Level 8. Learn basic boating information related to boating regulations (such as equipment, weather and planning) for boating trips. The emphasis is on safe behavior while boating; perform a combination of stroke drills to build endurance, speed and fitness for a variety of strokes; build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 400 meters.

Level 10: Your child will learn: safe practices to reduce overexposure to the sun; understand the most common reasons for drowning and learn the importance of making wise choices; be introduced to the butterfly stroke by putting the dolphin kick together with the arm movements; build endurance and fitness and continue stroke development by swimming distances of 500 meters; learn about opportunities available after Red Cross Swim Level 10.

For further program or registration information, please email the Recreation & Athletic Services office at ras@uregina.ca or visit our Recreation Services website. Please note that your child's attendance in any of our summer programming verifies that you agree to the terms and conditions of the Guardian Permission Form. This form can be found on our Recreation Services website.