Recommended for students ages 2 ½ to 3 ½ years old. Waterbug classes are for the child who is ready to enter a group without a parent or caregiver present. Children under the age of 2 ½ must have completed Baby & Me classes or private lessons and must be recommended by a teacher.
Our focus in Waterbug classes is on water adjustment, becoming comfortable in the water and feeling the buoyancy and balance of the water. In this level, the student learns to be comfortable going under the water. Quality Swimming does not force any child to go under. We give the cues and wait for when a child is ready. We want every child to feel as if they can “live in the water.”
We teach the following skills in this level:
Floating on tummy (Jellyfish)
Introduction to backfloating
Comfortable in the water (buoyancy and balance)
Walk and balance on step or platform
Submersion and breath control (holding)
Introduction to Movement
Climbing out/Humpty Dumpty with assistance
Quality Swimming is looking for responsible and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.