SWIMMING FOR LIFE
(Blended – Class will meet at Aquatic Center M, T, W, Th. Friday class will not meet and assignments will be online.) This
class is taught at the LS Aquatics Center on the campus of Summit Lakes Middle School. Class begins at 7:00 each day and the
student MUST provide their own transportation to the Aquatic Center. Transportation back to the home school is available through the school district.
Grades: 9 -12
Credit: .5 unit
PREREQUISITE: Foundations of Fitness
This course is designed for students to develop swimming and water safety skills from beginner up to an intermediate/advanced
swimmer level. Students do not need to have any swimming ability to enroll in this course. Instruction is provided in survival and
basic water safety skills, swimming stroke development, water games, and fitness conditioning/water aerobics, as well as Adult
CPR. Lifeguard certification is available for students that meet prerequisites and are interested. If students choose the lifeguard
option, they must be 15 years of age during the class to become Lifeguard certified. There is an American Red Cross certification
fee (no more than $50.00) for the Lifeguard certification. Required Swim Gear: Girls 1-piece suits only. Boys trunks only (no
speedos/jammers). Both boys/girls need goggles.