If you are unable to find a class to meet your needs, please call us at 952-431-8777 as we can frequently make adjustments to accommodate your requests.Stroke RefinementParticipants, ages 5 and up, learn to swim with refined strokes and increased endurance.Skills: Shallow dive
Head-first surface dive
Tread water, 5 min. and using legs only, 2 min.
Front crawl and elementary backstroke, 50 yd. each
Back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly and sidestroke, 25 yd. each
Exit Skills Assessment
Perform a shallow dive into at least 9 ft depth, swim front crawl 50 yd. and elementary backstroke 50 yd.
Swim breaststroke 25 yd. and back crawl 25 yd.
Safety topics: Basic water safety, healthy swimming, safe water entry, helping yourself and others in an emergency, use of lifejackets, safe weather conditions for swimming and waterpark safety.Course format: Classes run 45 minutes with five students per instructor. Classes with one or two students will run 30 minutes.Prerequisite: Students must have completed Level 4 or have equivalent skills.Registration tip: This level closely compares with our previous Advanced 1 level. Those wishing to complete Level 6, the final level of Red Cross swim lessons, may do so as part of our REVolution Swimming program.