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Swimming - Elementary Curriculum

Elementary students take two 10 week "Canadian Red AquaQuest" sets of lessons (12 levels). One session is in the fall; the other is in the spring.

The Teaching Process

The lessons are one hour in length. The children are divided into multi-level groups and taught accordingly with continual evaluation.

Each skill must be seen a minimum of three times by an instructor for it to be checked off as completed. It is possible for children to move through more than one level per session.

Evaluation of Students

At the end of the session the aquatic instructors formalize each student's progress in two ways:

  • by completing a written evaluation
  • by distributing badges to those who have completed the necessary requirements

Swimming is included in the elementary curriculum.