Knowing how to roll over to a face-up, back float position to breathe is essential in an aquatic emergency.
SwimSAFE is a comprehensive program teaching infants and young children how to swim-float-swim for fun and for safety. In 4-5 weeks children learn how to swim facedown, kicking in the correct posture and then rolling to a calm float, then flipping back over to a propulsive swim.
WHY Survival swim lessons?
Survival based swim lessons allow a child to learn more than basic water acclimation skills. Survival based swim lessons teach a child to roll over to their back and float safely in an aquatic emergency. These skills then lead to the swim-float-swim sequence so that children can safely get to the side of a pool and exit the water.
Due to the popularity and important nature of this class: Limited Spots will be Available For our 1st session.
1st Session: To be announced
Each swimmer is a little different. The typical length of this course is 16-24 lessons (4-5 weeks). Each swimmer is a little different, and our focus is ensuring every develops critical skills.
Suitable for children 6 months (must be able to crawl) to 36 months old.
Students will have a private lesson each day, Monday through Thursday, until they complete their skill check-out (on average 16-24 lessons). Repetition is key in mastering skills. Success comes in the consistent, 4x/week structure of the class.
Upon completion of the core curriculum, students will move to a maintenance lesson program, attending 1:1 lessons 1-2 times a week.
Typical course completion for most students is 16-24 lessons.
Deposit: $200, non refundable. This covers the first two weeks (8 lessons) of basic training.
After the initial 2 weeks lessons will be billed weekly ($100/week) until a swimmer graduates. (generally 4-5 weeks)
Once a student has mastered their basic skill set it is important that they continue to practice their skill set. Maintenance lessons focus on maintaining this skill set while also continuing to progress a student through the swim-float-swim techniques.
results in weeks...
Successful swimmers will develop:
Confidence. Children gain confidence in knowing how to respect the water; what to do and NOT to do.
Floating Skills. Imperative in an aquatic emergency, the ability to float on one's back and breathe comfortably until help arrives is the main focus of a survival swimming course.
Ability to save themself. Children learn how to independently float on their back, swim-float-swim to safety, and climb out of the water.
Strength and agility. Swimming lessons, especially at a young age, help children develop important motor skills.
Swimming is a critical life skill
Drowning is the #1 cause of unintentional death for kids ages 1-4.
Drowning is fast and silent. A child can drown in the time it takes to send a text.
It only takes an inch of water for kids to drown. It's not just pools lakes and oceans. It's bathtubs, ponds and buckets, too.
Fatal and non-fatal drownings are 8 times more likely to happen to children who don't know how to swim.
Learning CPR can be the difference between life and death while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive at an incident.
Knowing how to swim does not make a child drown-proof.