Swimming Lessons

Swimming is a critical life safety skill. The Oasis Swim Academy teaches participants this vital skill in and around the water while also providing fun and fitness.

Top 5 Reasons to take Swim Lessons at The Oasis Swim Academy

  1. Swim lessons teach life safety skills.
  2. Swim lessons calm fears.
  3. Swimming is a great way to keep kids active.
  4. Swim lessons can help kids build self-confidence.
  5. Swim lessons can be the start of a new hobby or sport.

There are levels for each and every age group. Additionally, The Oasis Swim Academy offers private, semi-private and group lessons. Every swim instructor is trained by Starguard Certified Lifeguards.

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Skills taught include:

  • blowing bubbles
  • water entry & exit
  • kicking
  • assisted front/back glide
  • assisted front/back float
  • beginning arm movement
  • holding breath
  • proper lifejacket use
  • safety awareness 
  • retrieving objects
  • turning from front to back and back to front
  • deepwater activities with a life jacket
  • coordination of front crawl with breathing
  • elementary backstroke
  • treading water
  • back crawl
  • front crawl
  • front dive
  • breaststroke kick 
  • scissor kick
  • dolphin kick
  • survival float
  • surface dive
  • underwater swimming
  • basic rescue techniques
  • sidestroke
  • introduction to competitive turns
  • introduction to lifeguard skills
  • introduction to CPR/rescue breathing
  • tread water for five minutes

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