Placement Quiz for registration Requests. Parent's Please read the placement requirements carefully. Swim Alaska offers limited classes and class sizes. It is important to make-sure the class that you request is the proper class for your child(s) water safety needs. You cannot register online you must email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (907)357-SWIM. All classes require Pre-Registration and payment. Classes are first come first serve with no-make up classes and no refunds. Swim Alaska is a Vendor for the Mat-Su Home Schools each school has a different way of paying for Swim. During registration that will be discussed and properly completed according to the School you have chose for your family.
Ages 6 months to 2 years Parent and Me
Ages 6 Months to 1 year Parent and Me or isa (Infant recovery rescue swimming) This program is a specialty class designed and certified by Infant Swim of America. This is a 1:1 ratio with babe and Licensed Instructor. Each session is fifteen minutes and it teaches babes how to surface onto their backs and float. Some children will cry that is fine and normal it also is a "call for help" if they have unintentionally fell in the water and need help. This specialized instruction is by appointment only.
Age 3 to 5: Learn-to-Swim Basics Toilet trained, can jump on land, Follow verbal cues, Participate in a small group setting without a Parent in the water, No fit throwing and no crying. Swimmers must participate in all skills including underwater exploration without goggles. This class is limited to four (4) swimmers. The instruction is twenty minutes (20) with ten (10) minutes of free time for a total of Thirty (30) minutes in the pool. Swimmers will learn water safety skills as well as:
Swim Float Swim, Jump into the water from sitting and standing, Push off of the wall with both feet on front and back, Turn in the water and swim back to the wall, grab the wall. Monkey Crawling, safely entering and exiting the pool at the stairs, ladder and climbing in and out of the pool over the side wall. The instruction part of the class will be without floatation devices with the exception of some skill building tools. No lifejackets or floatation instructor assistance only.
Age 3 to 5 Float for Life Josh the Otter This is a specialty 1:1 Certified instructor and child session. This program is designed to teach children to float on there backs.