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Starfish L4: 2½ yr – 3½ yr, Village

Please note: Booking slots are expected to sell out fast. Place your booking early to avoid disappointment.

This is a parent & child class.
One parent must be in the water with the child at all times.

Our toddler swimming classes are designed to introduce children between the ages of 2.5 and 3.5 to the joys of water exploration in a safe and supportive environment. Our instructors focus on building water confidence, basic water safety skills, and foundational swimming techniques through engaging activities, games, and structured lessons. Each class is carefully crafted to cater to the unique needs and abilities of toddlers, ensuring a fun and positive experience for every child. By following this structured course outline, toddlers will not only develop crucial water safety skills but also gain confidence and a love for the water that will serve as a foundation for future swimming endeavors.

All exercises in the course are based around teaching your children to swim unaided

 

Course Outline:

Introduction to Water

  • Warm-up activities on the poolside to ease into the water.
  • Gentle entry into the water with the instructor’s support.
  • Introduction to water splashing and blowing bubbles.
  • Familiarization with the water environment.

Floating and Balance

  • Gentle support for floating on the back.
  • Introduction to balance exercises and games.
  • Encouraging kicking motions with the legs.
  • Fun activities like retrieving floating objects.

Submersion and Breath Control

  • Gradual introduction to submerging the face in water.
  • Emphasis on breath control and blowing bubbles underwater.
  • Assisted floating on the front.
  • Introduction to basic arm movements.

Basic Water Safety

  • Introduction to basic safety rules in and around the pool.
  • Encourage independent floating with instructor support.
  • Introduction to flutter kicking.

Introduction to Basic Strokes

  • Introduction to correct arm strokes.
  • Continued practice of floating and kicking.
  • Simple games to reinforce technique.

Water Confidence Building

  • Independent floating with minimal support.
  • Introduction to gliding with assistance.
  • Games and activities to build water confidence.

Introduction to Backstroke

  • Introduction to basic backstroke arm movements.
  • Continued practice of floating and kicking.

Advanced Safety Skills

  • Building on previous safety lessons.
  • Introduction to treading water with instructor support.
  • Continued practice of strokes.

Water Play and Confidence

  • Incorporating play-based activities to reinforce skills.
  • Building confidence in deeper water with instructor support.
  • Combining various skills learned.

 


Fee:

  • 1 Lesson Per Week (11 weeks) – 210euro

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What will children need to bring for their swimming class?

  • Comfortable and suitable swimming costume (girls – one piece, boys – briefs)
  • School swimming cap (compulsory – only for children 2 years upwards)
  • A Towel
  • Clean deck shoes (ideally slip-on)
  • Warm clothes for after the session

We provide

  • Any equipment needed during the lesson
  • A safe place and environment for both the parents and children

All ages & abilities may join!

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