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Registration for Spring/Summer Programming will open Mon. Feb. 5, 2018 @ 5:30am.

Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Kids programming.

Kids Skill Development

Starfish, Duck Swim Lesson
Kids Wrestling
Kids Springboard Diving
Kids Dance Fusion

Junior Lifeguard Club | Ages 8-14

The Junior Lifeguard Club is a program developed with serious fun in mind. Participants develop lifesaving and lifeguarding skills in a fun, team oriented environment. They can also work to achieve their Lifesaving Society Rookie, Ranger, and Star awards. This is a place for them to see what it is like to be a lifeguard, challenge themselves, compete, and have fun.

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Currently not offered

Wrestling | Ages 7-11

This program welcomes both boys and girls to participate in learning wrestling techniques and skills as well as improving their body awareness & fitness levels. The program runs under the direction of certified coaches who were also provincial and national champions. The varsity wrestling team will also help by volunteering their time to help these athletes improve as wrestlers and community leaders. This program also includes the athletes’ membership to the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association for insurance coverage, clothing package and use of the university wrestling room for the times assigned.

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Currently not offered

Wrestling | Ages 12-18

This program welcomes both boys and girls to participate in learning wrestling techniques and skills as well as improving their body awareness & fitness levels. The program runs under the direction of certified coaches who were also provincial and national champions. The varsity wrestling team will also help by volunteering their time to help these athletes improve as wrestlers and community leaders. This program also includes the athletes’ membership to the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association for insurance coverage, clothing package and use of the university wrestling room for the times assigned.

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Currently not offered

Springboard Diving | Ages 6-16

Participants ages 6-16 will receive individualized instruction appropriate to their level of expertise. This class is most appropriate for children at the beginning to intermediate levels.

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Currently not offered

Intro to Waterpolo | Ages 8-14

Participants will attend a 1.5 hour coed pool session once a week. Classes consist of developing skills such as game basics, shooting, passing, and moving with the ball. Team play with safe physical maneuvering and contact are also included. Mini games will be organized by the coaches.

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Currently not offered

Learn to Skate | Ages 3-12

The Kids Learn to Skate Program is designed for children with skating ability ranging from no experience to beginner skaters. This program offers group lessons, and children will be grouped based on skating level to facilitate instruction. Through fun games and activities, qualified instructors will encourage your child to skate and build your child's confidence. We recommend that participants practice between classes. Safety pads and hockey helmet are mandatory. Attendance at the first lesson is very important.

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Currently not offered

Learn Rock Climbing | Ages 4-7

Rock climbing is an inherently dangerous sport where proper safety, technique & communication are essential for kids to learn the fundamental concepts of rock climbing. Focus is spent on indoor gym climbing safety, belay methods, climbing for fitness, rock climbing technique, vertical surface games, indoor route finding, bouldering, skill & strength training as well as cooperative efforts & team building. All equipment is provided, sessions are 1 1/2 hours in length & held at the new UGAA Rock Wall.

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Currently not offered

Learn Rock Climbing | Ages 8-13

Rock climbing is an inherently dangerous sport where proper safety, technique & communication are essential for kids to learn the fundamental concepts of rock climbing. Focus is spent on indoor gym climbing safety, belay methods, climbing for fitness, rock climbing technique, vertical surface games, indoor route finding, bouldering, skill & strength training as well as cooperative efforts & team building. All equipment is provided, sessions are 1 1/2 hours in length & held at the new UGAA Rock Wall.

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Currently not offered

SeaTurtle, Otter, Salamander | Ages 3-5

This program is designed for preschool aged children attending lessons for the first time without a parent/caregiver in the water. With a smoother transition from one level to the next, swimmers learn to float on both front and back, glide and kick, don a PFD and jump into chest deep water. Participants will attempt to swim up to 2m. Games and songs enhance the fun of the class.

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17930 - May 1, 2018 to June 19, 2018

17931 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

17929 - July 3, 2018 to July 26, 2017

Semi Private 1,2 | Ages 3-16

Small class size allows for a more personalized lesson. Participants will work with the instructor on focused skill level goals. Can enter shallow water safely; float and glide on the front and back without assistance, move around in a PFD, perform rhythmic breathing 3 times. Can jump into chest deep water, do front and back floats and recover and swim on front for 2m.

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18251 - May 1, 2018 to June 19, 2018

18253 - May 1, 2018 to June 19, 2018

18252 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

18255 - May 4, 2018 to June 22, 2018

18257 - May 4, 2018 to June 22, 2018

18250 - July 3, 2018 to July 26, 2017

18246 - July 4, 2018 to July 25, 2018

18258 - May 5, 2018 to June 23, 2018

18249 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

18248 - August 1, 2018 to August 22, 2018

18247 - August 2, 2018 to August 23, 2018

Semi Private 3,4 | Ages 3-16

Small class size allows for a more personalized lesson. Participants will work with the instructor on deep-water activities, breathe rhythmically, glides front/back with kick for 5m and swim 10m continuously. An introduction to front crawl and back swim with shoulder roll. Deep-water activities such as kneeling dives and surface support are practiced with emphasis on achieving endurance through a strong flutter kick towards 15m completion.

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18264 - May 1, 2018 to June 19, 2018

18265 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

18260 - July 4, 2018 to July 25, 2018

18266 - May 5, 2018 to June 23, 2018

18263 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

18262 - August 1, 2018 to August 22, 2018

18261 - August 2, 2018 to August 23, 2018

Semi Private 5,6 | Ages 3-16

Small class size allows for a more personalized lesson. Participants will work with the instructor on focused skill level goals. Can surface support 45 seconds, swim front crawl at least 20m, swim on back with kick 10m, swim 25m continuously. Can swim front and back crawl at least 15m, perform the whip kick on back at least 5m, perform kneeling dive and swim 50m continuously.

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18270 - May 1, 2018 to June 19, 2018

18272 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

18273 - May 4, 2018 to June 22, 2018

18267 - July 3, 2018 to July 26, 2017

18269 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

18268 - August 1, 2018 to August 22, 2018

Semi Private 9,10 | Ages 3-16

Small class size allows for a more personalized lesson. Participants will work with the instructor on focused skill level goals. Can swim front crawl and back crawl at least 75-100m, swim elementary backstroke and breaststroke at least 25m, swim 400m continuously, swim head first sculling on back 10m, perform a stride jump and swim 300m continuously.

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18280 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

18279 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

18278 - August 1, 2018 to August 22, 2018

Starfish, Duck | Ages 4 months - 5 yrs

Starfish - 4 to 18 months of age or older, and able to hold their head up. The goals are to help babies experience buoyancy and movement through songs & play in water and to teach the parent/caregiver age-specific water safety. Duck - 18 months of age or older. Participants will perform front, back, and vertical position floats with assistance, as well as, learn how to choose and wear an appropriate Personal Floatation Device (PFD).

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17933 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

17932 - August 1, 2018 to August 22, 2018

Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale | Ages 3-5

This program for preschool aged children will guide swimmers to complete both front and back swims independently. They will explore deep water with an aid, perform a dolphin kick and begin using rhythmic breathing. Participants will attempt to swim up to 10m.

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17936 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

17935 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

17934 - July 4, 2018 to July 25, 2018

Swim Kids 3 | Ages 5-13

Participants will be introduced to deep water activities, breathe rhythmically 10 times, glide front/back with kick for 5m, and swim 10m continuously.

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17939 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

Swim Kids 5 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to surface support 45 seconds, swim front crawl at least 20m, swim on back with kick 10m, swim 25m continuously.

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17941 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

Semi Private 7,8 | Ages 3-16

Small class size allows for a more personalized lesson. Participants will work with the instructor on focused skill level goals. Can swim front and back crawl at least 25-50m, swim coordinated elementary backstroke at least 15-25m, and swim 75-150m continuously.

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18277 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

18274 - July 4, 2018 to July 25, 2018

18276 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

18275 - August 2, 2018 to August 23, 2018

Swim Kids 6 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to swim front and back crawl at least 15m, perform the whip kick on back at least 5m, perform kneeling dive and swim 50m continuously.

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17942 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

Bronze Star | Ages 11-14

Bronze Star provides training for your body and your brain. You will become a stronger swimmer. You will learn CPR and practice problem-solving and decision making. This course is designed for the strong swimmer who does not yet meet the minimum age for Bronze Medallion. If you hold a Bronze Star you can take Bronze Medallion regardless of your age.

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17925 - May 3, 2018 to June 21, 2018

Swim Kids 9,10 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to swim front crawl and back crawl at least 75-100m, swim elementary backstroke and breaststroke at least 25m, swim 400m continuously, swim head first sculling on back 10m, perform a stride jump and swim 300m continuously.

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17944 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

Swim Kids 7,8 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to swim front and back crawl at least 25-50m, swim coordinated elementary backstroke at least 15-25m, swim 75-150m continuously.

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17943 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

Swim Kids 1 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to enter shallow water safely; float and glide on the front and back without assistance, move around in a PFD, perform rhythmic breathing 3 times. Jump into chest deep water, do front and back floats and recover and swim on front for 2m.

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17937 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

Swim Kids 2 | Ages 5-13

Participants will learn to float front and back, exhale through mouth and nose, flutter kick while gliding on front and back, swim 5m continuously.

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17938 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

Swim Kids 4 | Ages 5-13

Participants will be introduced to front crawl, and back swim with shoulder roll. Deep water activities such as kneeling dives and surface support are practiced. Emphasis on achieving endurance through a strong flutter kick towards 15m completion.

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17940 - May 7, 2018 to June 18, 2018

Dance Fusion | Ages 8-11

Modeled after our Discover Dance Camp, this class will give children exposure to a variety of styles of dance from hip hop to contemporary to musical theatre! Participants will learn technique and choreography with an emphasis on having fun, all dancers welcome! Participants should wear comfortable clothing, bare-feet or shoes are appropriate.

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17926 - May 22, 2018 to June 26, 2018

Ballet Beginner | Ages 4-6

A fun introductory class for children with no dance background. The focus will be on fun and children will enjoy learning the basic elements of ballet technique, including the position of arms, feet and body alignment. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, barefeet or ballet shoes are appropriate.

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20272 - July 5, 2018 to August 9, 2018

17927 - July 5, 2018 to August 9, 2018

Private Swim Lessons aren’t just for kids. We offer Adult Private Swim Lessons as well. Go to the Skill Development section.

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