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The American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter
Parent & Child Aquatics
Cost: $60.00 | Length: 5 Hours | 


To familiarize young children (from ages 6 months to about 3 years) to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics or Learn-to-Swim courses. It is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or to survive in the water on their own.



�� No skill prerequisites


�� Child must be at least 6 months old to enroll


�� Parent or other caregiver must accompany each child into the water and participate in each class


Learning Objectives


�� Learn to ask for permission before entering the water.


�� Learn how to enter and exit the water in a safe manner.


�� Feel comfortable in the water.


�� Explore submerging to the mouth, nose and eyes completely.


�� Explore buoyancy on the front and back position.


�� Change body position in the water with support.


�� Learn basic water safety rules and how to avoid water hazards around the home.


�� Learn about the importance of wearing a life jacket and experience wearing one.


�� Learn how to stay safe in, on and around the water, including knowing how to stay safe in the sun and how to avoid recreational water illnesses.


�� Learn how to call for help and the importance of knowing first aid and CPR.



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