Tri-Lakes Swim Lessons & Lake Safety

JULY 13 - 23

TRI-LAKES SWIM LESSONS AND LAKE SAFETY

Open to Everyone!
Don’t miss this fun opportunity!

Certified Swimming Lessons

8 Sessions
Monday - Thursday
for 2 weeks in July

Hammerly Beach
Home of the Laurie Hammerly
East-side of Lake Jane
9429 Jane Rd N

Space is Limited!
Register NOW

FEES
Members: $40
Non-Members: $45

For decades, the Tri-Lakes has offered swim lessons every summer.

Learning lake safety in addition to swimming skills is a valuable experience.

All levels follow certified curriculum.
Registration Form, Swim Level Guide, and Lesson Schedule can be found at below.

Tentative LESSON SCHEDULE
10:00am: Preschool
10:35am: Level One
11:10am: Level Two Session 1
12:10pm: Level Three Session 1
12:55pm: Level One and Two Session 2
1:30pm: Level Three Session 2
2:15pm: Level Four, Five and Six

Please note Lake Safety will be addressed during all 8 sessions and in the event of a rainy day, a Friday session will be added.

If you prefer to print a registration form and waiver and mail it: Click Here

Coordinator & Host:

Laurie Hamerly
lauriehamerly@comcast.net
651-308-7073

Lessons Location:
9429 Jane Rd N
Lake Jane
Lake Elmo, MN 55492

Tri-Lakes Swimming Lessons Waiver Form I, the undersigned, give permission for the listed registrants to participate in the Tri-Lakes Association swimming program. I understand that such activities are carried on under assumed risks for participants in regard to any and all incurred injuries in the program. Therefore, I do hereby waive any and all claims that I have or hereafter may have against the instructor, aides, host family, Tri-Lakes Improvement Association, its officers and members, for injuries suffered by me or my child(ren) as a result of participating in this program.

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SWIM LEVEL INFORMATION

Please note Lake Safety will be addressed during all 8 sessions and in the event of a rainy day, a Friday session will be added.

Preschool – Age: 3-4 Designed for the beginner who is comfortable away from parent who will NOT put their face in the water. This class will introduce them to basic swim skills and increases their comfort in the water. They will blow bubbles in the water, perform an assisted back float and front float, be introduced to the front crawl, jump off the dock to the instructor, and safely hold the edge of the dock in the water.

Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills – Age: 4+ Designed for the beginner who is comfortable in the water and WILL put their face in the water, or a beginner older child. Swimmers learn basics: bobbing, going under water, supported front and back floating, supported rolling over from front to back and back to front, supported gliding, supported flutter kick, supported front crawl arms and jumping off the dock.

Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills – Age: 5+ Passed level 1 or instructor approval Swimmers should already be able to float on front and back and put head under water. Swimmers will work on: independent front and back floating , independent rolling over from front to back and back to front, independent front and back glides, front crawl arms and kicks, back crawl arms and kicks, retrieving underwater objects, and jumping into water over their head.

Level 3 – Stroke Development – Age: 5-6+ Passed level 2 or instructor approval Swimmers should already be comfortable swimming front stroke and swimming on their back. Swimmers will work on: gliding, freestyle with rotary breathing, backstroke, breast stroke and dolphin kicks, retrieving objects in deeper water, treading water, jumping into deep water off a swim raft.

Level 4 – Stroke Improvement – Age: 7+ Passed level 3 or instructor approval Swimmers should already be able to: swim front and back crawl 15 yards and tread water 1 minute. Swimmers will work on: freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, scissors kick, butterfly and sidestroke, whip kick and breaststroke, intro to turning at wall, treading water with modified scissors and diving off a swim raft.

Level 5 – Stroke Refinement – Age: 8+ Passed level 4 or instructor approval Swimmers should already be able to: swim freestyle, breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly and backstroke, scissors kick, whip kick, treading water 2 minutes, and dive off a swim raft. Swimmers will work on: alternate breathing, stride jump, refinement of: freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, butterfly, open turn on front and back, feet-first surface dive, and treading water.

Level 6 – Swimming & Skill Proficiency – Ages: 9-12+ Passed level 5 or instructor approval Swimmers should already be able to: swim front crawl and elementary backstroke 50 yards, back crawl 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, sidestroke 25 yards, tread water for 5 minutes, and dive. Swimmers will work on: All six strokes, front and back crawl flip turn, breaststroke turn, breaststroke speed turn and pullout, butterfly turn, sidestroke turn, pike and tuck surface dive, pike and tuck dive from board, survival swimming 10 minutes, and basic water rescue.