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Johnson Park Pool has teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer their Learn-to-Swim Program. Each class must have a minimum of four participants to begin. Participants must preregister for all classes. All classes meet twice a week for four weeks.
(Days and times subject to change)
Parent and Child Aquatics
Ages 6 months to 3 years (one child per parent)
Children will adjust to the water by learning skills such as placing the face in the water, flutter kicks and pre-floating skills. All parents are taught how to instruct their children and recognize any errors in their child’s swimming technique. Children are required to wear swim diapers. Parents must be in the water with their children. Instructors will work at the skill level of each child regardless of varied abilities.
Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 5 – 5:30 p.m.
This class is for students 4 and 5 years old who are ready to learn introductory water skills as well as beginner swimming skills. Students will learn to enter the pool properly, float, glide and the basics of the front crawl and other Red Cross Swim levels.
Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 – 6 p.m.
This class is for students 6 years and older. It introduces children to all levels of American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Lessons with little or no experience to basic swimming skills. Students will learn front crawl, rhythmic breathing and other Red Cross Swim levels.
Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 6 – 6:45 p.m.
This class is for students 6 years and older who have completed the Beginners level as per instructor. Participants will need to be capable of completing one full length of the pool with rhythmic breathing and are comfortable in the water. Students will learn rotary breathing, endurance and correct the other strokes like back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.
Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday 7 – 7:45 p.m.
Pre-School Class: Ages 3-5
School-Age Class: Ages 6 and Up
Advanced Class requirements: Able to Swim Length of Pool
Classes may be added/dropped according to registration
Fee: $60 per session for County Residents
$75 per session for Non-County Residents
Youth Swim Lessons follow the Red Cross Learn-to Swim instruction guidelines in which swimmers of all ages and varying abilities are helped in developing their swimming and water safety skills. A video may be included during swim lesson schedule.
Mar 20th – April 19th (No Class April 3rd and 5th)
April 24th – May 17th (Class will begin 15 min late on May 3rd)
5:30-6:15p Beginner School-Age
6:15-7p Intermediate School-Age
April 22nd – June 24th (No Class May 20th and May 27th)
11-11:45a Beginner School-Age
11:45-12:30p Advanced School-Age
Water Aerobics Classes
Cost: $95 Minimum of 4 Must be enrolled 4 days prior to Start of Class
This is the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Class. Class will cover standard first aid with CPR/AED for Adult and Child. If participants are interested in adding the infant module, it will increase the class length and must be noted during registration.
This certification lasts for 2 years. Please bring lunch/snacks and drink.
Dates & Times: March 25 (Saturday) 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
April 22 (Saturday) 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Lifeguard Training Blended Learning
Cost: $250 Must be enrolled 4 days prior to Prerequisite Class
$215.00 paid to Johnson Park and $35 paid to Red Cross by Credit Card to enroll Online.
Prerequisite Class: February 27 (Monday) 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Dates & Times: March 11 & March 18 (Saturday) 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Prerequisite Class: March 27 (Monday) 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Dates & Times: April 4 – 6 (Tues/Wed/Thurs) 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Prerequisite: Candidates must be 15 years of age by the final scheduled lesson and complete the following skills:
Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Candidates will tread water for 2 minutes using only legs. Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds; Beginning in water swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point. Candidates must then exit the water without the use of a ladder.
If you are unable to complete the prerequisites as required by the American Red Cross, you will not be able to attend or participate in the class.
The Blended Learning Classes involve an online portion to the class and ALL students will be required to have access to www.classes.redcross.org
NOTE: If you do not pass the prerequisite you will receive a 50% refund. If you do not successfully complete the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class after successfully completing the prerequisite requirement, you will not be eligible for a refund.
If you do not successfully complete the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class after successfully completing the prerequisite requirement, you will not be eligible for a refund.
Cost: CPR-PR $90
Lifeguard Review $125
Dates & Times: April 29th (Saturday) 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
This class is for re-certification of the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Lifeguarding Certifications. You must have a current Certification to participate in this class.
Class is scheduled from 10am-5pm.
Certification lasts for 2 years.