Zorra Now - Community Events & Services Magazine -Spring 2023

Zorra Now | Spring 2023 15 TOWNSHIP DEPARTMENT INFORMATION LESSONS Thamesford Ares Swimming Pool now provides swim instruction based on the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life curriculum. The Red Cross Swim program is no longer offered. Placement in the Swim for Life programs depend on many variables including age, skill proficiency, previous experience and readiness. Please use the following as a guide when registering your child. If you have any questions or wish a skill screening of your child, please contact the pool at 519-485-2490 x.7285 or thamesfordpool@zorra.ca SWIM FOR LIFE LEVELS: PARENT & TOT Structures in-water interaction between pare4nt and child, participants will experiences the importance of play while developing water-positive attitudes and skills. Classes will be made available based on age and child development. For Parents and Children up to 3 years of age. PRESCHOOL, Levels 1 to 5 The basic aquatic progressions work to ensure swimmers become comfortable in the water and have fun acquiring and developing a foundation of water skills along with an appreciation and a healthy respect for the water. For Children 3 to 5 years of age. SWIMMER, Levels 1 to 6 The Swimmer levels make sure children learn how to swim before getting in too deep. For swimmers as young as 5 years old, and accommodates all abilities from beginners to those continuing to develop their skills. For Swimmers 5 years of age and older. Lesson Conversion Chart: Use this chart to determine what level your swimmer should be registered. Still not sure? Please give us a call! PRIVATE LESSONS For swimmers who prefer one on one instruction. A 1-on-1 setting designed to provide extra attention to a specific skill or a swimmers need that group lessons may not address. Private lessons are flexible and scheduled as often as required and are booked late afternoons or on the weekend. Lesson times are subject to availability. Please contact the pool to discuss your needs.