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Learn to Swim - Expectations

The teacher expects students to:

  • Be on time.
  • Have my hair tied back (if necessary).
  • Remove all objects from mouth (gum, paper, candy, rubber bands, hands, etc.).
  • Have a positive attitude.

Students can expect their teacher to:

  • Explain and demonstrate each skill.
  • Give everyone an opportunity for practice.
  • Give positive reinforcement and corrective feedback.
  • Use games whenever possible to facilitate learning.
  • Start and end class on time.

The teacher expects parents:

  • To observe the class from a reasonable distance.
  • To observe without correction or negative comments.
  • To deliver my child on time.
  • To pick-up my child on time.
  • To be enthusiastic about all progress (however small).

Lesson Scheduling and Cancellation Policy:

  • Lessons need to be scheduled all at once. Adjustments can be made by contacting the coordinator outside of the 24-hour cancellation policy.
  • Cancellations are made through the swim lesson coordinator.
  • Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance.
  • Lessons can be reschedule but a refund is not issued. Refunds are only be issued for medical reasons with a doctor's note.
  • If a participant does not show up for a scheduled lesson, it is forfeited.
  • In case of an emergency (e.g. sudden illness, family emergency), immediately call the Swim Lesson Coordinator at 419-372-7475 during building hours.
  • Fall lesson packages expire December 20, 2013.