Dartmouth Swim School

     6083 Alumni Gym

     Dartmouth College

     Hanover, NH  03755

 

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DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL

SPRING

2007

 

Tuesday through Saturday

MARCH 27 - 31

 

KARL B. MICHAEL & SPAULDING POOLS

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

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TEACHING: Each student will receive expert instruction from members of the Dartmouth Swimming and Diving Team with a small student/teacher ratio.

 

(We strive to have the same instructors for the same students each class, but due to college conflicts, we may sometimes have substitute instructors.)

 

ELIGIBILITY: The DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL is open to the public.

 

WHAT TO BRING:  A MUST: Swim Suit & Towel, OPTIONAL: Goggles & Cap

 

COSTS: $75 for all five sessions

 

WHERE TO COME & SIT

The pools are located in the east side of the Alumni Gym main entrance (Wheelock Street).


 

Parents should sit in the stands. No parents on deck please.

 

 

TIMES:  

The DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL will run Tuesday through Saturday beginning the week of March 28th for 5 classes.

 

•CLASS I - 4:30-5:00 PM

•CLASS II - 5:10-5:40 PM

•CLASS III - 5:50-6:20 PM

 

•No Make-ups for missed classes

•No Substitution of Students

 

PLACE:  

The Dartmouth Pools are located at Dartmouth College in the Alumni Gym.

 

ABILITY LEVELS:

 

PARENT & CHILD (4:30 & 5:10 classes only)

Parent attendance in the water is required.

 Ages 3 and younger, familiarizing your child with the water and basic skills such as:

Blowing bubbles

Floating on front and back

Kicking

General preparation for beginner classes.

 

• BEGINNER 1- Ages 4 and older.

Prerequisite - None.

Students will learn to:

Fully submerge face in water

Bob in the water 15 times

Front float and kick 15 feet

Back float and kick 15 feet

Roll from front to back

 

BEGINNER 2

Prerequisite - Beginner 1 skills

Students will learn to:

Swim freestyle 20 feet

Swim backstroke 15 feet

Jump into shallow water

Retrieve objects from the bottom

Breathe to the side

 

ADVANCED BEGINNER

Prerequisite - Beginner 2 skills

Students will learn to:

Swim freestyle with side breathing, 15 yards (1/2 pool).

Swim backstroke 15 yards, (1/2 pool)

Jump into deep water and swim to the side

Swim one length of the pool

Swim underwater 5 feet

 

INTERMEDIATE 1

Prerequisite - Advanced Beginner skills

Students will learn:

Freestyle with side breathing 25 yards

Backstroke 25 yards

Components of breaststroke

Treading

To surface dive & swim underwater 10 feet

To dive into deep water

 

INTERMEDIATE 2

Prerequisite - Intermediate 1 skills

Students will learn:

Freestyle with side breathing 50 yards

Backstroke 50 yards

Coordinated breaststroke 25 yards

Open turns

Components of butterfly

 

SWIMMER 1

Prerequisite - Intermediate 2 skills

Students will:

Refine freestyle and swim 100 yards

Refine backstroke and swim 100 yards

Refine breaststroke and swim 50 yards

Swim coordinated butterfly 25 yards

Perform flip turns

 

SWIMMER 2

Prerequisite - Swimmer 1 skills

Students will learn to:

Refine all competitive strokes with stroke drills

Swim butterfly 50 yards

Swim individual medley 100 yards

Learn racing starts

Learn racing turns

Practice use of pace clock

 

SPRINGBOARD DIVING (4:30 & 5:10 classes only)

 Must be 8 years old, comfortable in deep water, and able to dive (head first) from the side of the pool.

  Students will learn:

  Diving approach and hurdle

  Front dive, back dive

  Front somersault

  Back somersault.

 

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APPLICATION

DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL

(Detach and return)

Parent Name                                                                  

 

Address                                             HB                        

 

City                                     State                                    

 

Zip                        Phone  (                              )                            

 

Email                                                               


 

 

Student Name                                                  Sex        


 

 Age               Ability Level                                 


 

TIME:    4:30 PM _____      5:10 PM _____     5:50 PM _____ 

Saturday   (9:00 AM)                        (9:40 AM)                         (10:20 AM)

Mark First, Second or Third Preference     (No Preference)

 

Additional Students:

 

Student Name                                                  Sex        

 

Age              Ability Level                                 

TIME:    4:30 PM _____      5:10 PM _____     5:50 PM _____ 

Saturday   (9:00 AM)                        (9:40 AM)                         (10:20 AM)

Mark First, Second or Third Preference     (No Preference)

 

Student Name                                                  Sex        

 

Age              Ability Level                                 

TIME:    4:30 PM _____      5:10 PM _____     5:50 PM _____ 

Saturday   (9:00 AM)                        (9:40 AM)                         (10:20 AM)

Mark First, Second or Third Preference     (No Preference)

 

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I hereby release the DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL from all claims with regard to injury sustained while attending the DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL.  Further, I hereby authorize the employees of the DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL to act for me in accordance with their best judgment in case of emergency.

 

(Signature required for participation.)

 

 

                                                                        

 

 

Detach and return this application with payment to:

Dartmouth Swim School

Alumni Gym,  HB #6083

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH  03755

Make checks payable to: 

DARTMOUTH SWIM SCHOOL

You will receive a letter of confirmation upon receipt of

your application.