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American Red Cross Certified Group Lessons

 

The J's swim lesson instructors were voted #1 in Kansas City by you, the parents! Our swim lessons are available for students of all ages. Depending on the student's skill level, they will progress from learning the basics of putting their face in the water all the way to refining their stroke technique.

Price: 8 week session - $72 Members | $105 Non-Members

Aqua Tots / Parent + Child Ages 6 months - 3 

Parent + Child classes for little ones. Parent joins their aqua tot in the water for a group, beginner, water exploration.

Session 1

Tues 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Register for Tues    Sat 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Register for Sat 

Thurs 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.   Register for Thurs 

Session 2

Tues 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Register for Tues    Sat 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Register for Sat 

Thurs 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.   Register for Thurs 

 

Preschool 1 - PS Introduction to Water Skills  Ages 2-5 

Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely with assistance
Requirements: None
Skills Covered: With complete support, students will learn to enter and to exit the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back.

Session 1

Thur 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Register for Sat 

 

Preschool 2 - PS Fundamental Aquatic Skills Ages 2-5 

Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills with assistance
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a PS Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the PS Level 1 skills
Skills Covered: Students will learn/improve on entering the water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, and swim 5 feet on front and 3 feet on the back.

Session 1

Thur 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:05 - 11:35 a.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:05 - 11:35 a.m. Register for Sat 

 

Preschool 3 - PS Intermediate Aquatic Skills Ages 2-6 

Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills with limited assistance
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a PS Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the PS Level 2 skills
Skills Covered: With very little assistance, students will be entering the water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, and swim 10 feet on front and 5 feet on the back.

Session 1

Thur 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:05 - 11:35 a.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:05 - 11:35 a.m. Register for Sat 

 

Level 1 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills Ages 4+

Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills 
Requirements: N/A
Skills Covered: Independently, students will learn to swim forward and backward, submerging entire head, breathing technique, visual cues, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, and recover with assistance if needed. 

 

Session 1

Thur 6:40 - 7:10 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 6:40 - 7:10 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Register for Sat 

 

Level 2 - Intermediate Aquatic Skills Ages 4+ 

Objective: To build on skills through additional guided practice
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills
Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care. 

 

Session 1

Thur 6:40 - 7:10 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 6:40 - 7:10 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Register for Sat 

 

Level 3 - Stroke Improvement Ages 5+

Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills
Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for a conscious choking victim

Session 1

Thur 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Register for Sat 

 

Level 4 - Stroke Refinement Beginner Ages 6+

Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes
Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills
Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing

Session 1

Thur 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Register for Sat 

Session 2

Thur 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Register for Thurs    Sat 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Register for Sat 

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