Scared Stiff Adult
Uncomfortable in the water but still want to learn to swim? This class is designed for
teens and adults to gain more confidence in a friendly,
supportive atmosphere. Explore skills such as movement in water, breath
control, and submersion. Use new pieces of equipment to try front and
back floats. Most of all come to have fun and conquer your fears.
you need help learning to float, glide, or kick, this level will help
you to get you started on developing water confidence and swimming
skills. Fitness drills and activities suitable to your swimming level
will increase your strength, endurance, and confidence to perform the
skills unassisted. This class is suitable for teens as well as adults
Are you able to swim front and back crawl at least half way across the
pool? Explore interval training and more stroke drills in this level to
help you master your newly developed swimming skills. Breaststroke
skills, deep water orientation and entries are introduced.
Teens and adults alike will develop water confidence and smooth, strong strokes to use for lane swimming or be fit enough for the beach. Now it's time to master your lifesaving kicks and swimming strokes. With the interval training and sprint racing drills you will work on a 300 metre endurance workout. Shallow dives, stride jumps and compact jumps put some spice into class, along with underwater swims to recover objects, and underwater back somersaults.
Drop In Programs
Fountain Park Recreation Centre has the drop in fitness class to suit you. Click here to check out our more current drop in fitness class schedule.
This swimming based program focuses on building fitness through interval training. The coached workouts assist with distance training and skill development and are great for
people who want a fitness-learn to swim program, an introduction to distance
swimming or competitive swimming or training for Masters
Competitions. Fitness Conditioning coaches are certified through the
Canadian Amateur Swimming Association.
The program is for people who can swim at least 25 metres (one lane of the pool), are comfortable in deep water and would like to: