7/8

Run by Halifax Community Recreation Services


Ages
5-16 yrs
Sessions offered between
-
Price
Free




Tagged in: Fitness, Water Sports

Combined level 9&10 SK 9: Front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke continue to be refined. In this level children are encouraged to try combining different strokes and kicks for fitness. They also work on head-first shallow dives and standing dives and learn about wise choices, peer influences, and self-rescue from ice. Endurance is built through a 400-metre swim. Prerequisite - min age of 6 years old and Swim Kids 8 completed. SK10: Further refinement of strokes, with an introduction to butterfly and scissor kick as a warm-up/cool down stroke for fitness. Children learn about sun safety, rescue of others from the ice, and head-first and feet-first shallow dives. Endurance is built using dolphin kick and butterfly drills and a 500-metre swim. Prerequisite - min age of 6 years old and Swim Kids 9 completed.



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