Swimming Lessons

Swimminglessons

The JCC offers American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim classes provide instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience.

SWIM SESSIONS

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Questions?  Contact Jenna Kreider at jkreider@columbusjcc.org or 614-559-6213

Preschool Swim Lessons!

Learn-to-Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. The objective is to teach people to swim and to be safe in, on and around the water.

Skills are categorized in the following way:

  • Water Entry and Exit
  • Breath Control and Underwater Swimming
  • Buoyancy
  • Changing Direction and Position
  • Treading
  • Swimming on Front, Back and Side
  • General and Personal Water Safety
  • Helping Others

Guppy
Turtle
Porpoise
Whale
Shark

The three Preschool and six School-age learn-to-swim levels and the objectives for each level include:

Preschool Level 1

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Preschool Level 1

Preschool Level 2

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Preschool Level 2

Preschool Level 3

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Preschool Level 3

Level 1

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Introduction to Water Skills: helps students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely.

Level 2

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Fundamental Aquatic Skills: gives students success with fundamental skills.

Level 3

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Stroke Development: builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice.

Level 4

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Stroke Improvement: develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills.

Level 5

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Stroke Refinement: provides further coordination and refinement of strokes.


Level 6

Swimming and Skill Proficiency: refines the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options. Each of these options focus on preparing students to participate in more advance courses, such as Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training. These options include:

  • Personal Water Safety
  • Lifeguard Readiness
  • Fundamentals of Diving
  • Fitness Swimming

Please note that students must be members of the JCC in order to participate. For information on swim lessons please call Jenna Kreider at (614) 231-6213 or jkreider@columbusjcc.org.