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School Age Swimming

SCHOOL AGE

Pattison Swim School offer school age swimming lessons every afternoon during the summer school terms, between 3.20pm and 7 pm (times and availability may change). Customers that have used the later time, thoroughly recommend it. Dinner can be had prior to coming - allow an hour - and dad's are able to be involved. During school holidays (the month of January) lessons are held from 9am through to 2pm and again from 4pm through til 6pm allowing more flexibility.

The cost of 10 School Age lessons is $110.00 this is for a two week block course

CLASSIFICATION OF INSTRUCTION

 

 

Levels

Child's Current Swimming Ability

Age Range

Lesson
Duration

Instructor
Ratio

Working Towards
Timid Beginner Total Beginner will not put their face in the water or will not completely submerge. 5 years+ 20 minutes 1:5 Water confidence both in and out of the water
Confident Beginner Can Confidently submerge and front float 5 years+ 20 minutes 1:6 Strong streamline kicking. Freestyle arm action with kicking. Freestyle swim 5m without stopping.
Good Beginner Can streamline kick and freestyle arm action across the width of the pool without stopping 5 - 7 years 20 minutes 1:6 Stroke development, freestyle breathing position.
Breather Can freestyle stroke 6-8 strokes without stopping. Can back float and kick on their back. Swimmers who can stroke competently and have not yet learnt the breathing technique and for those who need assistance with breathing position.   7 years+ 20 minutes 1:6 Working towards stroke development, freestyle breathing position. Aim to swim 25m freestyle with breathing.
Good Breather Can swim 25m freestyle with breathing & 15m Backstroke.  5 - 7 years 20 minutes 1:6 Working towards stroke development. 25m backstroke swim. An introduction to breaststroke
Improver Swimmers who are competent at freestyle and backstroke now get an introduction to breaststroke and spend time developing the three strokes in the lane pool. 8 years+ 20 minutes 1:6 Working towards stroke development. 25m backstroke swim. Breaststroke swim.
Advanced Refinement of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Introduction to butterfly and stamina swimming 8 years+ 20 minutes 1:7 Working toward stroke development in all strokes. Turns & Dives. Building stamina.

 

Contact Us

 

Phone: 03 5480932

Email: info@pattisonswimschool.co.nz

Pattison Swim School is open from October to March and is located
at 250 Hampden Street, Nelson.