SESSION 3: January 8 – February 17, 2018
Priority Sign Ups: Week of December 4
Member Sign Up: Monday, December 11
Open Enrollment: December 12 – 15
SESSION 4: March 5 – April 14, 2018
Priority Sign Ups: Week of February 5
Member Sign Up: Monday, February 12
Open Enrollment: February 13 - 16
SESSION 5: April 30 – June 9, 2018
NO LESSONS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MAY 26 - 28
(MAKE-UP: June 11 & 16)
Priority Sign Ups: Week April 2
Member Sign Up: Monday, April 9
Open Enrollment: April 10 – 13
**If a class is cancelled by Hampshire Hills due to weather or other reasons, we will makeup that class the week after the session was originally scheduled to end.
Contact Aquatics Coordinator, Michelle Montague, with questions and to register. 603.673.7123 x204.
Guppie & Me:
Ages 6 months to 3 years with a parent. Introduces children to the water and teaches swimming readiness skills.
Ages 3-5. First experience in the water without an adult. No water skills needed.
Accomplished Sunfish. Feels comfortable in water. Submerges nose,mouth, and eyes. Jumps into shoulder deep water with support. Front and back floats with or without support. Starting to incorporate arm and leg action.
Accomplished Sailfish. Opens eyes under water and retrieves objects. Combines arm and leg actions on front and back.
Red Cross Learn To Swim
Ages 5 and up.
Level 1 Beginner:
Introduction to water skills.
Level 2 Beginner:
Fundamental aquatic skills. Accomplished Level 1. Enters independently. Travels min. 5 yards, bobs 5 times, exits safely.
Level 3 Intermediate:
Stroke development. Level 2 skills accomplished. Steps from side into chest deep water, pushes off bottom, moves into treading or floating position for min. 15 seconds. Swims in front and back for 5 body lengths, exits water. Can move from 15 second back stroke, roll to front and recover to vertical position. Pushes off and swims using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, rolls to back, floats for 15 seconds, rolls to front, continues to swim 5 body lengths.
Level 4 Intermediate:
Stroke development. Level 3 skills accomplished. Jumps into deep water from the side, recover to surface, maintain position by treading or floating for 1 minute, rotate 1 full turn, orient,level off, swim front crawl and/or elementary backstroke 15 yards, exits.
Level 5 Advanced:Stroke refinement. Level 4 skills accomplished. Performs a feet first entry into deep water, swims front crawl for 25 yards, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Swims breaststroke for 15 yards, changes direction, repositions, swim back crawl for 15 yards. Submerge and swim a distance of 3-5 body lengths under water without hyperventilating, return to surface, exit.
Level 6 Advanced:Stroke refinement. Level 5 skills accomplished. Performs shallow-angle dive into deep water, swim front crawl for 50 yards, swim elementary backstroke for 50 yards, while using appropriate and efficient turning style throughout. Swim breaststroke for 25 yards, change direction and position of travel, swim back crawl for 25 yards, while using appropriate and efficient turning styles.
We also offer adult swim lessons.