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💦Swimming Lessons Summer 2024💦

Registration for classes will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Each class will be 30 minutes in length and will run Monday through Friday on each day of each week.


Please text Heather at #717-693-3310 to register for a session.


Cost for each session will be: 

$55 for members per child 

$65 for non-members per child


1st session:   June 17th-June 21st starting at 1 pm.                                                                 

2nd session:  July 8th-July 12th starting at 10:45am.                                                      


3rd session:   July 22th-July 26th starting at 5pm.                                                                                                                                                  

4th session:   Aug 5th-9th starting at 1pm.


Please note that classes may be canceled or delayed due to weather conditions.  Classes may be pushed back up to 30 minutes a day to attempt to get all classes finished.  If a cancellation occurs the missed classes will try to be made up throughout the week or on the Saturday of that week.  If the weather is questionable, please call the pool at #717-382-1138.


About Our Instructor: 

My name is Heather McDanel.  I have been teaching Red Cross swim lessons for 30 years and I am the pool coordinator for Red Lion Area School District.  I also coached our age group swim team for over 25 years.  I live in Red Lion with my husband and five children. 


Class options:


Parent and Child:  For children ages 6 months to 3.5 years.  An adult must be in the pool with the child.  This class will only be offered during 3rd and 4th session if there is enough interest.  Will learn how to help your child be comfortable in the water and to teach basic water skills.


Beginner: For children 3.5 years and older who has never had lessons or may be fearful of the water.  Will Learn how to correctly blow bubbles, kick and put face in the water and float by themselves.


Skill Builders: For children comfortable moving around in the water, who are able to put face in and float by themselves.  Will learn the correct way to swim on belly with face in, arms out and gain endurance while kicking on back across the pool.


Intermediate: Able to swim 15 yards on back and belly with face in and arms out of water.  Will learn to correctly breathe in freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly strokes.  Swimmers will also go to deep end to tread water and learn to dive.


Advanced: Able to jump or dive in deep end and swim 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke and elementary backstroke.  Will learn all 6 swimming strokes as well as diving and treading water in deep end.


Turns and Technique:  This is geared towards swimmers already on a swim team or who wish to learn the required skills before joining one.  If there is not enough interest, then we may do private lessons.


Adults are also welcome to sign up!!  Private lessons are also available for $35 per 30 minute sessions

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