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The Tropics Indoor Waterpark will be closed April 2 - May 31, 2018, for the renovation of the poolside locker rooms, maintenance of the current waterpark area, and completion of the connection to the new waterpark expansion. We will be offering limited swim lessons at Highview Middle School on Monday & Wednesday evenings, and at Chippewa Middle School on Saturday afternoons.


Level 2.5 (L2.5) - Otters

Level 2.5 bridges the gap between L2 and L3. The objective of this level is to develop knowledge in the elementary backstroke and gain technique and endurance in the front crawl with rhythmic breathing. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Front/back glide with flutter kick
  • Flutter kick on front/back with support (25 yards)
  • Front crawl with controlled rhythmic breathing (1/2 length)
  • Elementary Backstroke (1/2 length)
  • Introduction to whip kick

Level 3 (L3) - Seals

Level 3 builds on skills by coordinating strokes and increasing endurance. The main objective is to gain technique and endurance in the front/back crawl and elementary backstroke. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Flutter kick on front/back with equipment (50 yards)
  • Front glide with flutter kick to front crawl
  • Back glide with flutter kick to back crawl
  • Front crawl with rhythmic breathing (25 yards)
  • Back crawl (1/2 length)
  • Elementary backstroke (25 yards)

Level 4 (L4) Sting Rays

Level 4 develops endurance in previously learned strokes and introduces the breaststroke. The objective is to gain knowledge and technique skills in the breaststroke while gaining endurance in the front and back crawl and elementary backstroke. Swimmers will learn the following:

  • Front crawl with open turn (50 yards)
  • Back crawl with open turn (50 yards)
  • Elementary backstroke (50 yards)
  • Breaststroke (25 yards)
  • Dolphin Kick