Zion Park District Logo
VIEW ALL PROGRAMS ONLINE REGISTRATION
Skip to content Skip to main navigation Skip to footer
Translate »
PORT SHILOH POOL

PORT SHILOH POOL IS NOW OPEN!

 

 

 

ZION PARK DISTRICT FOLLOWS ELLIS & ASSOCIATES STANDARDS

Ellis & Associates is the leading lifeguard training consultant in the country. The pool staff continues to strive to give patrons the highest degree of safety at Port Shiloh Pool. Thank you for letting us serve you!!

 

LEARN TO SWIM LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

Level 1 – Orient participants to the water and begin building confidence. Introduction to basic level skills such as kicks and floats. Learn safety around water. Prerequisite: None.

Level 2 – Begin to build on base level skills. Putting skills learned together. Learning beginning parts of strokes. Continue safety around water. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 1 skills.

Level 3 – Learn competency in the water. Work on swimming without assistance. Introduction to new strokes and skills. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 2 skills.

Level 4 – Learn all 6 strokes and begin building proficiency. Begin working on endurance. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 3 skills.

Level 5 – Refine all 6 strokes that were learned in level 4. New skills such as turns and surface dives are introduced. Continue building endurance for each stroke. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 4 skills.

Level 6 – Stroke technique to improve efficiency in the water. Setting up swim workouts. Focus on water safety skills such as self-rescue skills. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 5 skills.

Jr Lifeguarding – Basic water rescue skills. Introduction to what it takes to be a lifeguard. Discussion on basic first aid and CPR. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Level 4 skills or higher. Ages 11-15.

Preschool 1 – Introduction to the water. Focus on comfort around the aquatic environment. Basic skill learning through games. Prerequisite: None – Ages 3-5.

Preschool 2 – Introduction to basic swim skills such as kicks and floats. Continue building comfort in the water. Begin learning independence on skills. Prerequisite: Successful demonstration of Preschool 1 – Ages 3-5.

Parent Child – Introduction to the water and swim skills. Parents learn proper holds and skills to help work with their child. Learn safety around water. Prerequisite: None – Ages 6 months and up.

 

Back to top
Translate »