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Perry Local

Perry Local Schools
4325 Manchester Road
Perry, OH. 44081
Phone: 440.259.9200
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Shrimp-Parent/Child 6-18 months
Introduction to the aquatic environment. This class promotes water safety and aquatic readiness through play, songs and fun. Swim classes are 30 minutes in length.

Perch-Parent/Child Ages 18-36 months
Class continues to encourage exploration of the aquatic environment. Children learn safety, confidence and some skills through play with flotation devices, songs and fun. Swim Classes are 30 minutes in length.

Pikes & Eels-Ages 3-5
Pikes develop safe pool behavior, adjust to the water, learn basic paddle strokes and kicking skills, pool safety and become comfortable in the water. Eels are comfortable in the water and can swim independently with flotation.

Rays & Starfish-Ages 3-5
Rays review previous skills, improve stroke skills, build endurance, tread and dive. Children can swim 10 yards in deep water on their fronts and backs unassisted. Starfish can swim on their own 25 yards (The length of the pool) on their front and back.


Youth Swim Lessons-Ages 6-12

Polliwog-Students must be at least 6 years old. This is an entry level class; no skills are required.

Guppy-.(completed Polliwog) Student must swim on his/her front, back and side continuously for 25 yards (one pool length) without flotation devices.

Minnow- (completed Guppy) Students must swim the following strokes for 25 yards: Front Crawl using rhythmic breathing, Back Crawl using good form and Side Paddle

Fish- (completed Minnow) Students must swim Front Crawl using rotary breathing for 50 yards, Elementary Back Stroke for 25 yards and Dolphin Dives for 15 yards. Students must also tread water for 1 minute. 

Flying Fish-(completed Fish) Student must swim Front and Back Crawl for 100 yards, Side Stroke with scissors kick for 50 yards and Breast Stroke for 25 yards. Students must also tread water for 5 minutes.

Shark-(completed Flying Fish) Student must swim continuously for 200 yards using proper forms of Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Side Stroke and Elementary Back Stroke. Students must also swim Breast Stroke for 50 yards, Butterfly Stroke for 25 yards and tread water for a minimum of 6 minutes using all kicks.