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July 29, 2014

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Second session of summer swim lessons start July 16

Swimming lessons are now underway at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool. The first session ended July 6. Here's this rest of the summer's swim lesson schedule:

Session II
July 16- July 27
11:15-11:45 a.m.
5:15-5:45 p.m.

Session III
August 6-Aug. 17
11:15-11:45 a.m.
5:15-5:45 p.m.

The group lesson prices are:
Member $30
Non-member $40
Private lessons are available upon request: $50

The swimming pool personnel suggest the following guidelines for lessons:
Parent Tot: Ages 0-3. Adult who is able to swim must accompany the child in the water at all times. Children must wear swimming diapers throughout class.
Level 1: Age of 3 recommended. New to the water, but willing to learn. Should be able to listen and follow directions from the instructor and be independent from their parent.
Level 2: Some experience with the water and willing to submerge entire head in the water.
Level 3: Be able to comfortably place face and head in water. Can perform front and back float for 3 seconds.
Level 4: Be able to float unsupported for at least 5 seconds on front and back and swim 5 meters of freestyle and backstroke without assistance.
Level 5: Can swim 15 meters of freestyle using rotary breathing, swim 15 meters of backstroke, and tread water for 30 seconds.
Adult: Ranges from no experience to athletic practice. Private lessons are available upon request.